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Kabataan Program Kabataan Program


It is a spin-off from the President's Summer Youth Work Program (PSYWP). A year-round youth work program of the government in support to the former President Fidel V. Ramos' vision of Philippines 2000 Program. It encourages high school and college students and out-of-school youth (OSYs) to engage in constructive and productive activities for the entire year.


Instill among the youth a sense of awareness of the vision, policies, and programs set forth by the administration for the country and people; Provide the youth, especially the out-of-school youth (OSYs) with alternatives which will install the values of discipline, hardwork, community service, team work, volunteerism and the productive undertakings; Provide training and financial assistance to the youth to support their educational and career development needs; Contribute to nation building.


NGAs, GOCCs, LGUs, Sangguniang Kabataan, and the private sector.
The identified lead agencies will coordinate and oversee the implementation of their respective program modules.


The program is open nationwide to the four (4) sub-sectors of the youth who are 15-30 years old.

  • Special youth (SY)
  • Working Youth (WY)
  • Out-of-School Youth (OSY)
  • In-School Youth (ISY)

For more information about this program,
visit the nearest PESO in your area or,
the DOLE Regional, Provincial and District Offices, or, call:

Bureau of Local Employment
Tels.: 528-0108 • 527-2539

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