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Requested from DSWD by Philip Paolo Delorino at 10:40 AM on Dec 24, 2019.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 12/24/2019 - 12/24/2019
Tracking no: #DSWD-826139567166

Philip Paolo 10:40 AM, Dec 24, 2019

Hi! I would like to ask for the following information:

1)	Total Number of NGOs operating in the Philippines
2)	Number of NGO per sector (Children, Youth, PWDs, etc.)
3)	Number of NGO per region and sector

Myrna 03:23 PM, Jan 16, 2020

Jan 16, 2020

Dear Philip Paolo Delorino,

Thank you for your request dated Dec 24, 2019 10:40:20 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for NGOs in the Philippines.

We received your request on Dec 24, 2019 10:40:20 AM and will respond on or before Jan 14, 2020 10:40:20 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://removedkoalam07242018-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURTV0QtODI2MTM5NTY3MTY2DA, for request with ticket number #DSWD-826139567166.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Myrna Reyes
FOI Officer

Atty. Sittie Raifah 10:00 AM, Jan 17, 2020

16 January 2020

Dear Mr. Philip Paolo Delorino,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated 24 December 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested information on the following: (1) Total Number of NGOs operating in the Philippines; (2) Number of NGO per sector (Children, Youth, PWDs, etc.); (3) Number of NGO per region and sector.

Response to your request

The DSWD only has limited information on numbers (1), (2) and (3), specifically to those NGOs that are accredited by the DSWD.

Thus, we shall partially grant your request and we shall refer your request with respect to this matter to the proper DSWD office.

Under Republic Act 10625 (the “Philippine Statistical Act of 2013”), the Philippine Statistics Authority is the government agency responsible for preparing and conducting periodic censuses on population, housing, agriculture, fisheries, business, industry and other sectors of the economy. The PSA may have the complete data for number (1). Hence, you may also wish to direct your request to the PSA by submitting a request to the PSA via this portal. You may also contact the PSA by telephone at 462-6600 locals 839, 833 and 834 or via email at info@psa.gov.ph. 

Respectfully,

Atty. Sittie Raifah M. Pamaloy-Hassan
FOI Decision Maker

Atty. Sittie Raifah 10:11 AM, Jan 31, 2020

31 January 2020

Dear Mr. Philip Paolo Delorino,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated 24 December 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested information on the following: (1) Total Number of NGOs operating in the Philippines; (2) Number of NGO per sector (Children, Youth, PWDs, etc.); (3) Number of NGO per region and sector.

Response to Request

Your FOI request was partially approved as we explained in the previous communication. We e-mailed the reply to the e-mail address you have provided.

Thank you.


Respectfully,

Atty. Sittie Raifah M. Pamaloy-Hassan
FOI Decision Maker

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