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About the program:

We are helping communities severely damaged by Yolanda as they work toward complete recovery. We have also provided support for other areas hit by other disasters, such as the Bohol earthquake of 2013, as well as Typhoon Nina, which hit the Bicol region, and Typhoon Ferdie, which hit Northern Luzon in 2016. We have also formalized an engagement with the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation for various disaster response and rehabilitation initiatives.

 

Year started:

2013

 

Program sites:

Estancia and Carles, Iloilo

Batanes

Tacloban City

Dauis, Bohol

 

Program partners:

Ayala group of companies

Department of Education

Local government units

Diocese of Tagbilaran, Bohol

Private funders (including Tetra Laval and CLSA)

Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation

 

Quick stats*:

5 new classrooms constructed for Yolanda-affected communities

33 new fishing boats provided for Yolanda affected communities

1 new library inaugurated under the OurLibrary program

*as of 2016