Skills Training and Livelihood activities are provided to parents of children enrolled in the program in partnership with other NGOs and Government Agencies. It is suggested that the livelihood component be provided to parents after being given values formation and other topics under the Parent Education component. This is to ensure that these parents will value any assistance extended to them and will be able to sustain their skills or livelihood opportunities.


Recently, the Self-Help Group Approach (SHA) was introduced to Hapag-Asa communities to help in sustaining the gains of the whole program. The mothers in particular, are organized into self-help groups or SHeGs to empower them economically, socially, politically and spiritually to possibly lift them out of poverty and further provide good nutrition to their children.