Shocked, Shaken, but Still Standing
We are happy that donor representatives and funders of this START NETWORK from Ireland, England, Germany, and the Netherlands visited the target municipalities of Bucay, Tayum, and La Paz, dialogued with the local government units, chatted with the beneficiaries, and visited some of the earthquake shaken homes that had received aid from the consortium. Sara […]
No Man Is An Island
ADRA was tapped by Humanity & Inclusion to be their local partners and be part of the Abra Response Consortium with Tear fund, Plan, PHILDRADS to implement a multi-sectoral response in the province of Abra, that will provide shelter repair kits, earthquake protection kits, hygiene kits, psychological first aid, and cash for shelter, to the families that lost their homes due to the earthquake.
It’s Ok Not To Be Ok
It is ADRA’s hope that through these PFA trainings, these exhausted minds and burdened spirits have finally been given respite. May the medical frontliners realize that taking care of their personal mental health helps them take care of their patients better. May the teachers learn to see their students with new eyes, catching signs of abuse and neglect early enough to prevent it from happening again. And may each young person discover that, it’s ok to not be ok.
Looking back at Stronger Together Plus
nel, Latter Day Saints Charities, and Local Government Unit of Matanao, Davao del Sur… formed a breakthrough emergency response project called, Stronger Together PLUS – Providing Life Changing and United Support against COVID19.
Using the Build Back Better— an approach to post disaster recovery that reduces vulnerability to future disasters. And with home reconstruction, it will give opportunities for affected families to bounce back as the Build Back Better approach is integrated into their home design and in their homes respectively.
Stronger Together in building a healthier post-pandemic Mindanao
When the Stronger Together Project began in 2020, it was a result of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Philippines partnering with ADRA to mitigate the pandemic’s negative impact by providing PPEs and disinfectants to health facilities, constructing and installing foot-operated handwashing facilities in public spaces, providing educational materials for children about COVID, and by providing psychosocial support for medical frontliners.
Partnerships Make Everything Better
A quote from Henry Ford says “Coming Together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Since 1983, ADRA has been serving the Philippines in a variety of ways, but it has never worked alone. As the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, partnering with the church is one of […]
Curbing the Rise of Teenage Pregnancy
From May 2021 to April 2022, ADRA took on the difficult challenge of trying curb the early (teenage) pregnancy rate that was on a continued rise in the province of Camarines Sur.
A Shelter After the Storm
Do you remember Typhoon Odette that ravaged its way through central and southern Philippines last December? ADRA was blessed to receive funding from the Japan Platform to implement a 4-month shelter assistance project for 200 families that lost their homes and loved ones in Sipalay City and Ilog, Negros Occidental. Since March, our ADRA Staff […]
Leyte, Capiz, and Iloilo receive 1,620 family food packs for TS Agaton
ADRA and ACS distributed family food packs to 1,620 families that whose homes were totally destroyed by Tropical Storm Agaton in Capiz, Iloilo, and Leyte last April 18-22, 2022. A low-pressure area entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on April 4, 2022 and developed into Tropical Depression (TD) “Agaton” on April 9, and made landfall […]