Socio-Demographic Profile and Problems Encountered by the Heads of Lupong Tagapamayapa in the Municipality of Bayambang

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Chapter 1 THE PROBLEM Background of the Study The barangay is the basic unit of government in the Philippines. Unknown to many, it is where much of actual governance takes place, and where the government and the citizens meet face to face. More than a hundred roles have been assigned to barangays by the Local Government Code of 1991 and various special laws ranging from the delivery of basic services to women and children protection under RA 9262. It is no wonder that barangays are able to perform all of these obligations in view of their limited resources and personnel. Yet, we observe that they have also been given a significant role in a process that keeps societies intact, making justice work. Under the present Local Government Code…show more content…
What are the problems encountered by the heads of Lupong Tagapamayapa in the performance of their duties and functions? Scope and Delimitation of the Study This study will be delimited to the performance of the heads of Lupong Tagapamayapa in the seventy-seven (77) barangays in the Municipality Bayambang. Significance of the Study It is hoped that the findings that will be drawn from this study will prove essential to the following entities: Lupon Members. Results of this study will remind them about the significance of their functions and their roles for a better and peaceful community. Punong Barangay. Findings of the study will serve as a big help for the Punong Barangay become responsible in appointing the members of the Lupong Tagapamayapa in their respective barangays. The Barangay Residents. The barangay residents will be assured of better service of the Lupong Tagapamayapa if problems encountered by them will be minimized, if not eliminated. LGU of Bayambang. This study will be significant in undertaking activities and services for effective discharge of duties of the Lupong Tagapamayapa and for the satisfaction of the stakeholders. This study will be beneficial in forging collaborative efforts particularly regarding the performance of the Lupong Tagapamayapa.

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