The Comprehensive Program for Sama-Bajau is a community –based approach geared towards the Social Development of Sama-Bajau. It shall integrate community-driven development strategies to ensure the inclusion of the Sama-bajau in the Planning, Programming and Policy Making in the local level.
It also aims to help the Sama-Bajau families to access in existing basic services but not limited to livelihood, financial and other social services. It shall strengthen networking alliance building through the formation of task force in the National and Regional level who shall serve as coordinating body for the Sama-Bajau.
The program is implemented in the pilot sites of Region III, IV-A, VII, NCR including Region IX where large numbers of Sama-Bajau are found. It targets poor Sama-Bajau who are not member of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and those who are not included in the DSWD Listahanan, Families and children who stay and remain on streets and those with no permanent residence and vulnerable to disasters.