Securities and Exchange Commission Registered No.126830
SAGIP KAPAMILYA SIMON OF CYRENE VILLAGE
The Sagip Kapamilya Simon of Cyrene (SKSC) Village is a resettlement site for the families of Persons With Disabilities devastated by natural disasters, established after Super Typhoon Reming in 2008. Located in the cool and green highlands of Peņafrancia, Daraga, Albay, the one-hectare parcel of land encompasses sixty housing units as well as a large multi-purpose building that serves as a venue for livelihood and enterprise development training and community activities.
To promote the rights and inclusion of PWDs affected by natural disaster by providing safe, inclusive and accessible housing and a positive community environment.
To foster a self-sufficient and self-sustainable village
SKSC Village "May K Building": Serves as a venue for trainings, seminar, meetings and other activities in the community.
Children's Activity Center: An area for development activities for SKSC Village children, with a focus on inclusivity for children with disabilities, which art projects and a library.
SKSCV Health & Satellite Rehabilitation Center: A venue for therapy and other health-related activities, such as medical and dental missions.
Referrals to other social service agencies and SCCRDFI programs.
Life skills sessions for children and youth
Health and fitness activities- running club and building a basketball court
Income generating projects- fish farming, ukay-ukay, handicrafts and photography auctions
Family empowerment and youth development
DRRM emergency drills
Home Owner's Association monthly meetings
Employability skills development- computer class and future planning
Building maintenance and renovation
HOW THE PROGRAM IS BEING IMPLEMENTED
The current 3-year plan aims to achieve the following:
To develop a road network, curb drainage, water and lighting systems
To enhance accessibility features for PWDs, community center and livelihood area
To provide more opportunities for sustainable livelihood
To encourage and provide an environment for healthy lifestyles
Guided by the philosophy that social and community development is more effective through grassroots action, SKSC Village residents are encouraged to take active roles and responsibilities within the community to create a positive and healthy environment for everyone.