Partners

LIST OF PARTNERS
 

1. AMERICAN CHAMBER FOUNDATION PHILIPPINES, INC, a non-stock non-profit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, with office address at 4554 Casino corner Olivares Streets, Palanan, Makati City 1235. They are represented by their President, Mr. Edwin D. Feist.

 
Description of the Project
                                 

The project known as Caltex “Fuel Your School (FYS)” Energy for Learning program consists of the provision of funding for classroom projects in STEM (science, technology, engineer, math) for 30 of the highest-need public senior high schools in (of-deleted) Bicol region in 2017 to assist public school teachers who many times are forced to spend their own personal funds to pay for school supplies, instructional materials and other classroom materials needed over the course of the school year.

 

The fund was raised through every liter of gas purchased by customers within June 1, 2017 to July 31, 2017 at pre identified Caltex stations, Caltex Foundation and SCDI shall automatically donate the amount of One Peso (Php1.00) to the FYS Project up to Three Million Pesos (Php3,000,000.00), which became the Project Grant.

 
The combined donations were used to fund the school projects to help support public education in the target 30 public senior high schools.
 
For this purpose, Caltex Foundation and SCDI will each equally contribute the amount of One Million Five Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php1,500,000) to the Project Grant.
 
For questions, concerns, or comments please contact 399-2505 or email fys@amchamphilippines.com.
 
 
Additional note: The Project won the 2018 Gold Anvil Award for the successful campaign that turned beneficiaries to partners working to reach a highly relevant goal.
 

2. EDUCO – a global development NGO with over 25 years’ experience acting in favor of children and in defense of their rights, especially the right to education. EDUCO is present in 15 countries including the Philippines. Their present address is at Benny S Imperial St., Alternate Road, Legazpi City.    They are represented by their Country Director, Imelda A. Abalos.

 

EDUCO is a member of DepEd Region V Education Cluster. During the Mayon Eruption from January to March 2018, Educo helped construct and repair temporary learning spaces amounting to PhP1 Million and provided Psychological First Aid (PFA) in partnership with DepEd Region V, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service of DepEd Central Office. The PFA sessions were provided to 3,000 affected learners in the four (4) divisions: Albay, Legazpi City, Ligao City and Tabaco City. This amounted to PhP640,000.00 which included the teachers and learners kits.

 
They can be reached through www.educo.org.ph or facebook.com/EducoPH/@EducoPH
 
Additional note: One of their projects on Reading made the School Head, Ryan Homan, top 50 finalists of the Global Teacher Prize Award by the International Varkey Foundation last March 17-18, 2018 held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
 

3. SUNWEST CARE FOUNDATION- is a non-profit organization, founded in April 2009 which mission’s include taking lead to: Mobilizing partner communities and other sectors; Mobilizing resources for operations and beneficiary needs; Empowering our partner communities; and Advocating for stake holders support and participation. Sunwest Care Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) is the corporate social responsibility arm of the Sunwest Group Holding Company, Inc. that seeks to provide programs and services to its host communities. The Foundation is represented by Gemina Quiros, Executive Director.

Their projects include provision of bags with school supplies every year, learning materials, socio-cultural development protection, health kits and environmental advocacy. This costs around PhP1.2 Million.
For questions and clarifications, they may be reached at 480-6592 and @SunwestCares.
 

4. CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL - is a nonprofit, humanitarian organization dedicated to alleviating the burdens and effects of poverty on Filipino children. Their child sponsorship program provides medical, educational, material and emotional aid to impoverished children in the country. They provide sponsored children with the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty and realize their full potential.

 

Their mission is to bring real and lasting change to children living in poverty. In partnership with  contributors, they reduce their daily struggles, invest in their potential, and provide them with the opportunity to grow up healthy, educated and prepared to succeed and contribute to the society

 

Children International (www.children.org) was founded in 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. They began its work in the Philippines in 1982. In its years of operations and presence in the country, thousands of children and youth have been saved. They are represented by Maria Lourdes Aceneta, Country Director.

 
Children International supported the celebration of the World/National Teachers’ Day Celebration of DepEd Region V on October 5, 2017 and the Mayon Eruption Disaster Response by providing soap for affected learners in February 2018.

In Bicol, they can be located at Diversion Road, Bugtong
Legazpi City, Albay 4500
Tel No.: +63-52-480-3697 / 480-3695
Fax No.: +63-52-480-3695 loc. 108
Email: soa@leg.children.org.ph
Areas: Manito, Daraga, Legazpi, Bacacay, Batan, Tabaco, and the islands of San Miguel, Cagraray and Rapu-Rapu
 

5. GAWAD KALINGA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION - is a Philippine-based movement that aims to end poverty by first restoring the dignity of the poor. GK began with a simple desire to give care and leave no one behind, and our mission is to end poverty for 5 million families by 2024. They did this by employing an integrated and holistic approach to empowerment with values-formation and leadership development at its core. In Bicol Region, DepEd partners with them on the establishment and operations of Central Kitchens, a modality in implementing the DepEd’s School Based Feeding Program.

 
Two Central Kitchens were put up in partnership with them, one in Magarao Central School, Camarines Sur for 1,641 learners and another in Aroroy CS, Masbate Province for 1,121 learners.
 

6. UNILAB FOUNDATION - Unilab Foundation Inc. is committed to building a healthier Philippines with and through quality people, processes, programs, and partnerships. Their strategies include creating the right match between employee skills and job assignments, as well as coordinating development opportunities with capabilities; designing processes that are aligned with the foundation's working principles, creating programs with long-term and transformational impact on often-overlooked segments; partnering with experts in their respective fields and cause-oriented institutions; and

Complying with requirements and continually improving the effectiveness of the Quality Management System.
 

In March 2018, Unilab Foundation helped the 215 learners and 55 parents of Calbayog ES and San Jose ES through the Play It Forward Project which is a play-based therapy to those affected by the Mt. Mayon Eruption. All these learners were given with Play It Forward Kits which is composed of raincoat, pillow, sepak takraw ball, socks, and set of learning supplies.

 

The Foundation can be reached through Diane Erika T. Madulid, Assistant Project Manager, Pay It Forward Post Disaster at (+63) 858-1000 local 8754/(63)917-834-9134 and email address at diane.madulid@unilabfoundation.org

 

7. JOLLIBEE GROUP FOUNDATION (JGF)- Jollibee Foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of the Jollibee Foods Corporation. It is a nonstock, nonprofit organization certified under PCNC (Philippine Council for NGO Certification).

 

Annually, the JFC Family (Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Delifrance, Manong Pepe, Yonghe King and Hongzhuangyan) allocates 1% of its net profits to the Foundation to fund its work in all areas: from community and leadership development, to scholarships and feeding programs, even relief aid during disasters.

 

In Bicol Region, Jollibee Group Foundation partners with DepEd Region V in the implementation of the Busog Lusog Talino (BLT) School Feeding Program which addresses hunger among pupils, helping them to stay in school and learn better. The Program components include daily lunch feeding for 136 days, parent education and involvement, community volunteerism and alliance building for program sustainability.

 
Their target beneficiaries include undernourished public elementary pupils in Grades 1-2 and parents of BLT pupils.
 
In 2017, Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) supported the refurbishment of the Central Kitchen in Calongay Elementary School, Pilar, Sorsogon.  It catered to 597 pupils and 16 schools in the district.
 

For questions and concerns, they can be reached through Anne P. Tuyay email address anne.tuyay@jollibee.com.ph and their Executive Director, Gisela Tiongson. They are presently located at 6th Fl. Jollibee Plaza, 10F, Ortigas Jr. Road (formerly Emerald Avenue), Ortigas Center, Pasig City, 1605, Philippines. Their website is www.jollibeefoundation.org, foundation@jollibee.com.ph. Telephone numbers (632)-688-7133/fax no. (632) 688-7038.

 

8. ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY - ATENEO DE MANILA CENTER FOR EDUCATION DEVELOPEMENT (ACED) – with address at Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, represented by its Vice President for Social Development, Jaime G. Hofilena.
 

The Municipality of Mercedes, Camarines Norte and ADMU-ACED collaborated in the implementation of feeding programs in all public elementary schools in Mercedes by which a number of the most severely malnourished students are given low-cost but sufficiently nutritious meals in order to predispose them for withstand the rigors and demands of schooling since 2015.

 
The obligations of ADMU-ACED included the following:
 
-Monitor and oversee the daily kitchen operations to ensure the quality of food served, such as the delivery of fresh goods and supplies, food preparation, and the actual feeding.
-Closely monitor and prepare reports and recommendations to continuously improve the implementation of the program, including submitting to the Municipality of Mercedes the weight status of malnourished student-beneficiaries.
-Provide such other sustainable complementary services to the student-beneficiaries to support their general well-being.  
 
In 2017, the Ateneo de Manila Center for Education Development partners with LGU Mercedes and DepEd Division of Camarines Norte for the implementation of the feeding program in 19 schools catering 1,769 learners.

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT AND MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING