National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP)
The National Council of Churches in the Philippines, is the largest aggroupation of non-Roman Catholic churches in the Philippines.
NCCP is the embodiment of more than six decades of the aspirations of non-Roman Catholic churches for unity and common Christian witness.
NCCP is providing emergency assistance to disaster-stricken families and communities, assistance to small community-based projects, and in providing solidarity support (financial, material, technical assistance) to workers on strike, displaced urban and rural poor, families of victims of human rights violations, etc.. Small community-based projects are closely monitored and regularly evaluated.
Through advocacy and campaign, programs has been propagating the peace and human rights ministry of the NCCP. As in the past, the NCCP has responded to various peoples issues and concerns in partnership with member churches, peoples organizations, inter-faith and multi-sectoral networks in the national, regional and local level. Moreover, it continuously assists in mobilizing church people and other sectors in strengthening organized and newly-formed advocacy groups.
It also provides development education and training to NCCP constituency as well as its ecumenical partners geared towards providing capacity and capability for advocacy work in peace, human rights, ecology, migrant concerns and development work.
Latest from National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP)
Apr 09, 2014
8 April, 2014 - The simple task of turning over new soil represented much more than the first step in a new shelter scheme for typhoon-hit Jinamoc
Feb 19, 2014
19 February, 2014 - ACT Alliance head, General Secretary John Nduna, has toured areas of the Philippines recovering from typhoon Haiyan
Feb 04, 2013
Tired of being victims to annual flood waters that inundate their houses, residents of several villages along the shore of the largest lake in the Philippines are organising to either stop the flooding or find viable alternatives for their families.
Oct 24, 2012
Poor communities near water sources are learning how to mitigate their vulnerability to natural disasters following the recent Manila floods.
Sep 17, 2012
For two and half days it rained; flood waters rose, homes were destroyed and lives ultimately lost. At the last count more than 60 people had been killed in and around Manila.