EMPOWER Project reinforces Civil Society’s participation in inclusive disaster & climate risk governance in Itogon

Members of different civil society organizations, community based organizations and local government units of Itogon are gathered today for the launching the EMPOWER Project—Empowering Municipalities, Barangays, CSOs and Peoples Organizations through working together to enhance Disaster and Climate Risk Governance. The EMPOWER Project was developed following an emergency response to Typhoon Ompong in 2018. The […]

LGU and CSOs Warmly Welcome EMPOWER Project in Itogon

Even with the challenge of working under various limitations because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the ADRA & HI team was not hindered from kicking off the EMPOWER project. With a mission geared towards strengthening community resilience through encouraging the inclusion of civil society organizations (CSOs) in governance, the project is set to officially launch […]

Great News from Canadian Embassy in the Philippines

We have recently completed the EMBRACE project; a 4-year maternal and child health intervention. This has been ADRA’s largest development project in the Philippines and we are proud of the better health and nutrition outcomes that families in Camarines Sur can now enjoy. Since then, the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines has announced exciting […]

Food Security in Times of Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread, municipalities in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines heightened preventive measures in response to the Enhance Community Quarantine (ECQ) declared by President Duterte. The municipality of Garchitorena is enforcing a lockdown on top of the community quarantine to ensure the safety of its villages. The lockdown has forced […]

An Unexpected Return of Generosity

Ivan Mainar, a nurse serving in Iloilo Health Center, called for donors of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on his social media account. He was surprised when the answer came from the Culasi Fashion Makers (CFM) Tailoring Shop.

Community Health Volunteers at the Frontlines

As the pandemic continued its upsurge in the country, Community Health Volunteers (CVHs) such as Barangay Health Workers (BHW) and Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) were called to serve as front liners in their communities.

Child Sponsorship Program Year-End Party

The Child Sponsorship Program of ADRA Korea, which was previously implemented by the 1000 Missionary Movement, is now being being implemented by ADRA Philippines. This is a program where Korean citizens (donors) are given an opportunity to sponsor We had a year-end program with the 78 children that are recipients of the Child Sponsorship Program […]

Batang Ready: IEC Film Making Contest

BATANG READY: Resilient Child and Empowered Advocates for Disaster Risk Reduction is a project implemented by Adventist Development and Relief Agency in partnership with Humanity Inclusion formerly known as Handicap International funded by Aktion Deutschland Hilft from January to September 2018. The main objective of the project is to empower children in five schools in […]