The University accepted the invitation of The World Bank to join the month-long End Poverty Campaign that aims to raise awareness, build support and catalyze action to end extreme poverty by 2030 and create opportunity for all. This is World Bank’s support to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
USeP, through the Knowledge for Development Community and Mindanao Center for Policy Studies, units under the Research, Development andExtension Office, set up a – End Poverty wall where students and faculty posted their insights/ thoughts on how to end poverty or which particular projects or initiatives work to help end poverty. The University also participated in The End Poverty Day on October 17, the official UN Observance of Eradication of Poverty. The End Poverty Day event at the University happened at the Social Hall in USeP Obrero, Davao City Campus and it featured four (4) projects to help end poverty, namely: Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4 P’s); Poverty Alleviation in Davao Region as one of the Mindanao Rural Development Experiences; Social Development as Mines and Geosciences Bureau’s contribution to alleviate poverty; and Assessment, Capacity building and Rehabilitation of Selected Pablo Stricken Communities in Davao Region.