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List of charities in the Philippines

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This is a list of charities in the Philippines. There are numerous charities in the country, including both foreign and Philippine-founded charities. Most Philippine founded charities also receive foreign aid and help in various forms.
1 St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc.
2 RENEW Foundation Philippines
3 Springboard Foundation
4 SOS Children's Villages in the Philippines
5 The Purple Rose Campaign
6 ReachOut Foundation International
7 Philippine Children's Fund of America
8 People’s Recovery Empowerment Development Assistance or Preda
9 Loving Care Street Kids Foundation
10 Bahay Bata Center, Angeles City
11 Visayan Forum Foundation
12 Buklod Center
13 Tingog sa Kabataan
14 Salvation Army
15 ECPAT Philippines
16 CHILDHOPE ASIA PHILIPPINES
17 Tambayan Center
18 Virlanie Foundation Inc (VFI)
19 Time-Bound Program
20 Bantay Bata
21 Nagkakaisang Kababaihan ng Angeles(NAGKA)
22 CATW - Asia Pacific
23 WEDPRO, The Philippines
24 Bagong Kamalayan Collective, Inc. (BKCI)
25 ORBIS International Orbis flying eye hospital
26 AHON SA KALYE MINISTRIES INC.
27 Tuloy Foundation
28 Lunduyan Foundation
29 Children's Shelter of Cebu
30 Maharlika Charity Foundation
31 Visayan Forum
32 Bathaluman Crisis Centre Foundation
33 Stairway Foundation Inc (SFI)
34 Kabalikat ng Pamilyang Pilipino (Kabalikat)
35 MTQ Charity Clinic
36 Give A Life Charity Foundation
37 PATH Foundation Philippines
38 Families and Children for Empowerment and Development Foundation, Inc.
39 Tahanan Sta. Luisa Welcome Shelter
40 Sisters Plus
41 ECPAT-Cebu
42 Stop Abuse of Minors Association, Inc. - SAMA
43 Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
44 Reproductive Health and Wellness Center
45 The SCOTS Foundation
46 Para Sa Bata Organization
47 Kabataang Inyong Dapat Suportahan (K.I.D.S) Foundation Inc
48 Women Helping Women Centre in Angeles City
49 Philippine Aid Society
50 See also
51 References
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[edit] St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc.
St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc. is a an NGO fully funded by Christian Foundation for Children and Aging (Kansas, USA). It caters to the educational, spiritual, emotional, health and other basic needs of Children, Youth and Aging. They are also an advocate of Children's Right. The main headquarter is in Kamias, Quezon City.

[edit] RENEW Foundation Philippines
RENEW Foundation Philippines, Recovery, Empowerment, Networking and Employment for Women Foundation. Is a Christian International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO). RENEW aims to empower female victims of prostitution and sex trafficking in the Philippines. RENEW is located in Angeles City. RENEW supports young women and girls aged between 10 and 17 who have been identified as most at risk of exploitation through prostitution and trafficking in Angeles. [1]

[edit] Springboard Foundation
The Springboard Foundation was founded in November 2002. It aims to help children in the Philippines by raising funds to provide them with good education, nutrition, medical care and good quality career opportunities. The Springboard Foundation works with many local foundations. Some of the projects funded by the Springboard Foundation include: Give A Life, Hope Worldwide Foundation, Kinderhilfe Philippinen and Jesus Loves the Little Children Foundation. [2]

[edit] SOS Children's Villages in the Philippines
The charity started its work in the Philippines in 1964. Today there are several communities where hundreds children are growing up as well as a number of SOS welfare and educational facilities providing assistance for the local communities. [3]

[edit] The Purple Rose Campaign
Launched in the US on February 14, 1999, the Purple Rose Campaign is an international mass campaign aimed at expressing and creating a ground swell of opposition to capital's assault on the bodies of women and children. The Purple Rose Campaign Against Trafficking of Filipino Women and Children has helped bring International attention to the sex trade of Filipina women and children.[4][4]

[edit] ReachOut Foundation International
ReachOut has pioneered the concept of a one-stop shop reproductive health center that includes a medical clinic, pharmacy, laboratory and outreach education. Receives funding from USAID, PATH, and FHI. Launched a comprehensive AIDS/STD prevention program targeting the brothel-based female sex workers and their partners in Angeles. [5] [6] Please see ReachOut Foundation International

[edit] Philippine Children's Fund of America
Was created by the US and Philippine governments in 1991 to assist impoverished Filipino children of American ancestry left behind by the closure of the US military bases in the Philippines. They provide educational scholarships, employment and working visas to the United States. They have a Philippine office in Clark Field, Angeles City. [7][8] Please see Philippine Childrens Fund of America

[edit] People’s Recovery Empowerment Development Assistance or Preda
A charitable organization that was founded in Olongapo City, Philippines in 1974. This small non-profit organization has a number of purposes which include the promotion and protection of the dignity and the Human Rights of the Filipino people, especially of women and children. The main focus is to assist the sexually-exploited and abused children. [9] Please see PREDA Foundation

[edit] Loving Care Street Kids Foundation
Offers three free meals a day to impoverished children in Pampanga. The center also offers programs and events for social interaction, and helps children with their educational costs for tuition and school supplies. Offers free meals to the thousands of children left homeless on the streets on Angeles city.[10]

[edit] Bahay Bata Center, Angeles City
An institution taking care of street children, orphans and abused children in Angeles City, Philippines. The Bahay Bata centre was founded by local businessmen to take care of street children by providing a home, education and spiritual guidance for them to face the future. Rotary Club Clark Centennial was the driving force behind this, and raises funds to maintain the center and help the children. [11] [12] [13]

[edit] Visayan Forum Foundation
Established in 1991. The Project focuses on internal trafficking and the establishment and operation of halfway houses that directly provide temporary shelter, repatriation, referral, and counseling to intercepted victims of trafficking.[14]

[edit] Buklod Center
NGO in Olongapo City, Philippines, working to help women and children trafficked into prostitution. Provides a health clinic where women and families can come and do a health-check up. Seeks to promote the welfare of children.[15][16]

[edit] Tingog sa Kabataan
Tingog sa Kabataan (or Voice Of The Children) provides a forum for a group of youngsters, who have all themselves been victims of sexual abuse of one form or another. The aim - to warn youngsters of the dangers of being lured into the commercial sex trade. The programme is assisted by various NGOs in Cebu. [17] [18]

[edit] Salvation Army
The Regional Headquarters for the Salvation Army is located in Manila. [19]Set up office in Angeles in 2005 and have been active in helping the victims of the child prostitution trade. [20]

[edit] ECPAT Philippines
ECPAT Philippines is appointed by the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines as the NGO representative of the children's sector in the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), amulti-sectoral council created by the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of2003 to monitor and coordinate the implementation of the law.[21]

[edit] CHILDHOPE ASIA PHILIPPINES
Founded in 1986, CHILDHOPE is an international, non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian organization. It provides help to children living on the streets as well as reducing the incidence of child prostitution.[22] Please see Childhope Asia Philippines

[edit] Tambayan Center
A child rights organization providing psychosocial support to abused and exploited adolescent street girls and their families.[23]

[edit] Virlanie Foundation Inc (VFI)
Founded in 1992. Operates residential homes providing shelter, food, education and love to thousands of disadvantaged children. Licensed and recognized by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). A member of the Philippine National Council Against Child Prostitution and of the Working Party On Children’s Rights working with the Department of Justice.[24]

[edit] Time-Bound Program
The Time-Bound Program (TBP) was launched in 2002. The programme will work toward the elimination of the worst forms of child labor in the Philippines.[25]Stopping the Trafficking of children for commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) purposes will be treated as a cross-cutting issue in the project. [26]

[edit] Bantay Bata
Bantay Bata 163 (BB 163) is the childcare program of the ABS CBN Foundation. Originally started as a hotline and rescue operation for children who were victims of the sex slavery trade it has grown to include Direct Child Protective Services, Residential Services Community and Family Support Services. [27] Please See Bantay Bata

[edit] Nagkakaisang Kababaihan ng Angeles(NAGKA)
Supports in organizing, educating, training, and developing micro enterprises for women. Co-founded by WEDPRO, and the Philippine Network Against Trafficking in Women (PNATW).[28]

[edit] CATW - Asia Pacific
In April 1993, the "Conference on Women Empowering Women: A Human Rights Conference on Trafficking in Asian Women" held in Manila, Philippines gave birth to the CATW - Asia Pacific. The Coalition conducts education/training for government officials, students and communities on violence against women, trafficking and prostitution including the Bantay Bugaw (Trafficker Watch) for the concerned local government offices and communities. [29]

[edit] WEDPRO, The Philippines
Women’s Education, Development and Productivity, Research and Advocacy Organization (WEDPRO), is a feminist organization committed to assist women victims of violence and all forms of sexual exploitation and to proactively end of all forms of gender-based violence. Since 2003, WEDPRO has maintained the Anti-VAW (Violence Against Women) Fund, which came principally from the proceeds of the STOP RAPE! STOP VAW! commemorative postal envelopes and wire sculptures. The commemorative envelope and logo were the winning entry in the International Stop Rape Contest organized by V-Day and Equality Now.[30]

[edit] Bagong Kamalayan Collective, Inc. (BKCI)
Gives literacy classes, facilitates educational scholarship and livelihood projects, conducts rights and health seminars, carries out research and campaign, provides counseling, and taps legal services for abused prostituted women and children. Its work is focused in Quezon City and Manila.[31][32]

[edit] ORBIS International Orbis flying eye hospital
A charity that provides free medical treatment is active in Angeles helping children in Angeles in restoring and saving their eyesite. They have visited Angeles in their flying hospital and also, working with the Central Luzon Society of Ophthalmologists, a local chapter of the Philippines Academy of Ophthalmology, the ORBIS program provided training to approximately 100 eye care personnel during the Angeles City program. When the Orbis flying hospital is not in Angeles, it continues its training through hospital-based programs, fellowships, telemedicine via the Internet and the provision of educational materials.[33][34][35][36]

[edit] AHON SA KALYE MINISTRIES INC.
AHON is a non-profit, non-stock and non-government organization catering to street children, street families and children/ youth in conflict with the law in the Philippines. It was founded on December 9, 2002 and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). It operates a half-way home for street children/ children-in-conflict with law and renders legal assistance to abused and exploited children. AHON'S other programs and services are as follows: advocacy, training on children's rights, medical mission, educational assistance and relief operation. [37]

[edit] Tuloy Foundation
Founded in 1993 by Fr. Rocky Evangelista, SDB began Tuloy in a small room in St. John Bosco Parish Compound, Makati City. It is a comprehensive rehabilitation program for street children in Manila.[38] [39] Please see Tuloy Foundation

[edit] Lunduyan Foundation
An NGO specialising in the advocacy of children's rights.[40] Most of the Lunduyan workers are volunteers who provide services, even using their own resources, to help Lunduyan sustain its efforts. The organization uses four criteria to judge the success of its undertaking; namely, the child’s survival, child development, child protection, and child participation Lunduyan Foundation implements project specifically targeting children living with HIV and AIDS. [41]

[edit] Children's Shelter of Cebu
Since 1979, the Children's Shelter of Cebu has been providing homes for orphaned, abandoned and surrendered children in the Philippines. aw [42] Please see Childrens Shelter of Cebu

[edit] Maharlika Charity Foundation
Founded in May 1973. The charity provides free medical and dental treatment to the poor and sick of Davao. [43] See Maharlika Charity Foundation

[edit] Visayan Forum
Works in issues of domestic work, child labor and human trafficking especially of women and children.[14] Please see Visayan Forum

[edit] Bathaluman Crisis Centre Foundation
Helps victims of rape and incest. The Support Group Volunteers provide assistance, and psychological interventions may also be initiated at the centre. Where appropriate, cases are referred to other agencies for more specialist assistance.

[edit] Stairway Foundation Inc (SFI)
Is a non-government children's rights organization in the Philippines providing Residential rehabilitation center for street children, children with tuberculosis, and children from jails. It also provides trainings and capacity building activities on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention thru the use of its animation toolkits "Daughter, a story of incest" and "A Good Boy, a story of pedophilia". Community Assistance.[44]

[edit] Kabalikat ng Pamilyang Pilipino (Kabalikat)
Helping to combat STI's and HIV/AIDS, they distributes condoms and provide HIV/AIDS and STD counseling in Pasay City.[45]

[edit] MTQ Charity Clinic
A free clinic with volunteer doctors and caregivers. The primary beneficiaries of the MTQ Charity Clinic are the less privileged families from depressed areas in the Municipality of San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines. Services provided by the MTQ Charity Clinic are: general pediatric care, dental services, on site laboratory services, ongoing tuberculosis control program, summer sports program for kid. [46]

[edit] Give A Life Charity Foundation
Founded by Mr. Steven J. Jarvis and Dr. Philip Cruz to provide equipment, medicine, and medical supplies for sick children and pediatric wards in the Philippines. as of 2007, Give A Life has channeled nearly PHP 92 million towards antibiotics, cancer therapy drugs, and the refurbishment and upgrading of a number of charity pediatric wards.[47][48]

[edit] PATH Foundation Philippines
A private, charitable organization with established presence in the Philippines with a vision and mission to improve health, conserve biodiversity and promote sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.[49]

[edit] Families and Children for Empowerment and Development Foundation, Inc.
Families and Children for Empowerment and Development Foundation, Inc. (FCED) is a non – stock, non – profit service foundation, organized in 1987 that brings together government and non – government organizations and community leaders in depressed areas in Manila. It facilitates leadership development, empowerment, organizational development and social services among street children, urban poor children and their families in identified urban poor areas of Districts V and VI (Paco and Pandacan) Manila.

[edit] Tahanan Sta. Luisa Welcome Shelter
The Center's goal is to rehabilitate, ensure and sustain the integration of young street girls below 18 years, and girls who have been sexually abused or prostituted with their families, if feasible, and to society in general.

[edit] Sisters Plus
Founded by three HIV-positive women, Sisters Plus offers counseling and peer education to help protect sex workers in Angeles City's Fields Avenue and Friendship Road areas from HIV.[50]

[edit] ECPAT-Cebu
ECPAT-Cebu is an extension office of ECPAT-Philippines, which is part of ECPAT International, a non-governmental organization. ECPAT-Cebu began operations in 1997, in response to the rise of child sex tourism in the province of Cebu and the neighbouring islands. ECPAT-Cebu are committed to the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography, trafficking of children for sexual purposes, and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation of children. As one of the prime tourism destinations in the Philippines, Cebu is a major centre of child sex tourism. ECPAT-Cebu is the only non-governmental organization (NGO) focusing on child sex tourism in Cebu. [51]

[edit] Stop Abuse of Minors Association, Inc. - SAMA
Stop abuse of Minors Association, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit organization which was incorporated primarily for the purpose of implementing and executing the comprehensive program for prostituted and abused children in Metro Cebu.[52]

[edit] Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
An organization in the Philippines that develops strategies for the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. NGOs working with the Center have increased their advocacy and treatment work, and Personal Safety Courses, in Pampanga, Cebu, Pagadian, Samar and Aklan.[53][54]

[edit] Reproductive Health and Wellness Center
Originally named the Angeles City AIDS Clinic, it was later changed to into the Angeles City Reproductive Health and Wellness Center. The main objective of which is to establish care and support programs for people with HIV/AIDS and serve as resource center on HIV/AIDS-related concerns for the community.[55] Daily, between 480 and 600 clients come for the routine weekly smear checkup, RHWC chief, Dr. Lucielle Ayuyao.[56]

[edit] The SCOTS Foundation
Their goal is to build a self sustaining home to house boys from the streets. They plan to integrate them into and contribute to the development of the local community near Subic which includes an Aeta Resettlement area. Special emphasis is placed on teaching livelihood skills and organic farming. [57][58]

[edit] Para Sa Bata Organization
Para Sa Bata (For a child) is a US based organization founded in 2006 by Filipino immigrants in New Jersey who want to help unpriviledged kids in the Philippines. They collect in kind donation (used clothes, toys, etc), do fundraising activities and collect cash donation for purchasing new books and school supplies. All proceeds are donated to public schools and organizations throughout the Philippines. [59]

[edit] Kabataang Inyong Dapat Suportahan (K.I.D.S) Foundation Inc
Founded in November 2006. It was develped by Diether Ocampo. Its aim is to preserve and protect the rights of Filipino children and to safeguard the child’s right to be a child. [60][61]

[edit] Women Helping Women Centre in Angeles City
The Women Helping Women Centre is located in Angeles City. It was established and operated by four Filipino partner institutions. The centre acts as a project office and a drop-in centre and support unit for the women in prostitution. Services offered include livelihood and literacy training, counselling and weekly films.[62] [63]

[edit] Philippine Aid Society
Philippine Aid Society is based in Quezon City and provides poverty relief services by job training, capital acquisition and education scholarships. Their mission statements is: "To accomplish the work of Christ in the Philippines by feeding, caring for, educating and employing the poor." [64] Philippine Aid Society was founded in April, 2009 and its administrative/fund-raising headquarters is in Charlotte, NC.

[edit] See also
Department of Social Welfare and Development (Philippines)

[edit] References
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^ Springboard Foundation
^ Philippines Charity: Sponsor a Child in Philippines
^ a b STOP Trafficking :: Purple Rose Campaign
^ AEGiS-14IAC: An AIDS/STD prevention program in a prostitution-based slum community
^ Welcome ReachOut Foundation International Website
^ Car Donation at Donate Car USA: Donating a car, truck, rv, boat, trailer
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^ Preda Foundation, Inc
^ Tuesday, June 19, 2001
^ rotary club clark centennial, angeles city, philippines. district 3790
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^ Preventive education on STD, HIV/AIDS for women's prostitution in the Philippines
^ BBC News ASIA-PACIFIC Radio helps sex industry victims
^ Ecpat International - CSEC : Good Practices - Youth Peer Education Programme on Life Skills
^ Philippine Territory : Welcome to the Salvation Army Philippine Territory Website
^ Progress in the Fight
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^ Ahon sa Kalye - Home
^ Tuloy Foundation, Inc. - Tuloy
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^ Stairway Foundation
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