Matab ang Livelihood Project Association Inc
In the Philippines, income distribution is severely disparate. The wealthiest 20% of the population earn more than half of national income, whilst the poorest 20% earn less than one twentieth. Due to underinvestment in public schools within disadvantaged communities, student-teacher ratios are high and growing as retention rates are low and falling. Many are lured into urban metropoles in search of work, only to find themselves seeking the same elusive opportunities as their equally unskilled and impoverished counterparts.