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About the program:

Our Iraya-Mangyan Program is committed to the education and skills training of the indigenous Iraya-Mangyan community of Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. For Sustainable Livelihood, Ayala Foundation helps the Iraya-Mangyan community in Talipanan in reviving their tradition of weaving, particularly in the creation of beautiful and functional nito products. With the help of our donors and partners, we also provide training in dressmaking, electrical skills, masonry, and agriculture, among others.

 

Year started:

1991

 

Program sites:

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

 

Program partners:

Ayala group of companies

Sisters of Charity of St. Anne

Private donors

 

Quick stats*:

280 families reached

P5.2 million total sales of Iraya-Mangyan products

3 outlets where Iraya-Mangyan products are available (Glorietta, Greenbelt 5, and Alabang Town Center)

*as of 2016