Eastern Visayas Network of NGOs (EVNet)


Eastern Visayas Network of NGOs and POs (EVNet)


The Eastern Visayas Network of NGOs and POs (EVNet) is composed of thirty (30) organizations operating in the islands of Leyte, Samar and Biliran. It is committed to heighten the level of involvement and build the capacities of member organizations to constructively engage with development partners towards ethical governance. EVNet members have been actively engaged in the Bottom-up Budgeting process since its piloting stage in 2012. It implemented the Empowerment Project of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) which facilitated the registration of 33 barangay organizations in four (4) municipalities of Samar and Leyte.


EVNet is currently implementing the CMLPDR (Citizens’ Participation in Monitoring LGU Performance and Development Planning for Poverty Reduction) in six (6) municipalities in Samar Island, namely: Oras, Dolores, San Jorge, Sta. Margarita, Tagapul-an and Tarangnan and in four (4) towns in Leyte (Barugo, Alang-Alang, Matalom and Hilongos). The project is ably implemented by four (4) member organizations who were able to mobilize a total of 285 civil society organizations in Bottom-up Budgeting, Citizens’ Satisfaction Report Card survey and local poverty reduction action agenda setting. Federation building at the municipal level will be completed before the end of 2013.


EVNet continues to strengthen its internal organizational systems by incorporating the recommendations of the special audit in the preparation of financial management manual, hiring new personnel and formulation of a new strategic and resource generation plan.


EVNet endeavors to expand its membership base and enhance its capacity to establish and implement good governance mechanisms towards poverty reduction and sustainable development in the Region VIII in partnership with the member organizations.


To know more about EVNet, please contact:

Eastern Visayas Network of NGOs and POs (EVNet)
Door 1 Salinas Apartment

3rd Street, Sampaguita Village

Tacloban City, Leyte

Paulina Lawsin
Executive Director

Tel: (053) 832 1381