The AWARDS Program is manage by the Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance), a hub of advocacies, activities and actions to help poor Filipinos.
Empowering the poor and underprivileged has been a key advocacy of the Villar Foundation since it was established in 1995 by its Founding Chairman and Former Senate President Manny Villar and Senator Cynthia Villar. The Villar SIPAG plays a key role in the foundation’s efforts to combat poverty among Filipinos.
The Villar SIPAG serves as home of all their efforts and endeavors in fulfilling their advocacies. It is more than a showcase of the Villar’s past, present and future efforts to reduce poverty in the country. It is a working hub and proactive center. Its name alone highlights and promotes the value of hard work as a tool in overcoming poverty. The Villar SIPAG wil guide, train, teach and empower womenfolk, the youth, jobless and even relatives of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to uplift their lives as well as enhance their skills and know-how.
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