KINDer, Aboitiz Foundation’s crowdfunding website, gathered almost half a million pesos or Php466,599 during its “12.12 Double Your Kindness Day” fundraiser. This amount was matched by the Foundation, bringing the total amount raised to nearly one million pesos to fund various development projects.
Around 74%, or 3 in every 4 of the technical-vocational students granted certification after availing of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Aboitiz Scholarship Program have successfully gained employment this year.
The Aboitiz Foundation, together with the Philippine Red Cross and Taguig City local government provided assistance to 130 families displaced by a fire in Barangay Bagumbayan, Taguig City last Nov. 23, 2018
More than 3,000 entrepreneurs from Benguet, Davao City, and Albay have received microfinance assistance from the Adopt-a-Branch program of CARD, Inc. and Aboitiz Foundation. The Adopt-a-Branch program aims to provide easy, affordable access, and friendly experience to microfinance clients who come from rural and unbanked areas.
With GovRel’s Innovation in Governance Academy (IG Academy), Aboitiz was able to offer to both National Irrigation Authority (NIA) and Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) training modules which actually helped them improve not only themselves but also the processes they handle in their work assignments.
Behind the simple and unassuming façade of Mabolo Elementary School on the corner of M.J. Cuenco and Juan Luna Avenues in Cebu City, is a community of teachers, students, and volunteers who eagerly prepare the school well in time for the opening of classes every year.
As the affected residents like Noni and Jasmine cannot solely depend on government financial assistance, the Aboitiz Group sought to create sustainable forms of livelihood for them through Pilmico and Aboitiz Foundation. Pilmico also provided training for Noni, Jasmine, and their fellow Marawi residents on how to bake and manage a bakery. It will also monitor the progress of the bakery business.
Following the 1990 Luzon earthquake, members of Thanksgiving coop had to look for their main source of livelihood to meet daily needs. With willpower to overcome this challenge, 16 women came together to form a livelihood association and continue to rise above the circumstances.
The sound of a live band playing as the crowd sings and cheers…in the office. This was definitely not your usual Friday night scene but the lively festivities were matched only by a genuine warmth filling the air as A-People spent their ‘overtime’ to enjoy music and raise funds for a worthy cause.
On its 11th year as a partner in DepEd’s Brigada Eskwela, the Aboitiz Group introduced new activities for A-People who gathered in Manila, Cebu, and Davao to help our public schools prepare to open a new school year.
Aboitiz Foundation and WeatherPhilippines has tapped the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) and UP Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazard (UP NOAH) to conduct community-based disaster risk reduction and management (CBDRRM) training sessions to various communities nationwide.
“We are very lucky to have the Aboitiz Foundation as our partner in our relief efforts. As a starting branch, there is a lot of pressure to provide service, but your generosity greatly helps us to deliver assistance and comfort to the affected families, especially to the kids and infants,” Julian Beato Philippine Red Cross Taguig Administrator, expressed.
Under KISS ME is the Aboitiz-led livelihood project dubbed P.A.G.K.A.I.N. Para Sa Mga Bayani livelihood program, featured at the launch of the TIENDA project at Camp General Manuel T. Yan in Mawab, Compostela Valley Province with President Duterte and Agriculture Sec. Manny Piñol as guests of honor.
The year 2017 marked several turning points for the Aboitiz Foundation. From the change in leadership to the innovations in our CSR strategies, we took a more challenging course to translate the Aboitiz Group’s brand promise of advancing business and communities into co-creating safe, empowered, and sustainable communities nationwide.
Embracing the brand promise of advancing business and communities by co-creating safe, empowered, and sustainable communities, CSR representatives of various Aboitiz Business Units are determined to develop and implement development projects that are integrated, inclusive, and solution-focused.
Over 550 kids from Barangay Bagumbayan and the Children of Cebu Foundation, Inc. joined the outreach activities at the Cayetano Sports Complex, Barangay Bagumbayan in Taguig City, and at the Aboitiz Corporate Center in Cebu City.
More than two thousand senior high school students participated in the recently conducted Career Clinic at the SMX, Mall of Asia in Pasay, and the Taguig Education Fair at the Lakeshore Hall, Taguig City.
The only bakery in the sitio, the Sunshine Bakery caters the sitio and its neighboring communities. But Sunshine’s breads are more than how they look. Behind the making of these breads is a story of hope and new beginnings.
More than 900 students are using refurbished classrooms at the San Rafael Technological and Vocational High School, made possible with the help of the Aboitiz Foundation and the Aboitiz Power Corp.’s business unit Therma Mobile, Inc.
The Aboitiz Foundation and Pilmico Foods Corporation, The food business unit of the Aboitiz Group, partnered with the Department of Agrarian Reform to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for more farmers in the country, as well as help improve the country’s agricultural sector.
Through the Aboitiz Foundation’s enterprise development program, PAMULCO was granted its first loan of PHP150,000 in 2010. They used this to improve the cooperative’s profitability and gain financial stability.
AboitizPower business unit APRI launched the Read to Succeed Program, a project that aims to furnish 47 classrooms with reading corners, train 48 teachers on effective reading instruction and creative storytelling, and train 23 team members on creative storytelling.
Aboitiz-supported Ricardo P. Cruz Sr. Elementary School (ES) in Taguig City was recently recognized as the Best Brigada Eskwela Implementer 2017 (Division Search, Mega School Category) by the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Taguig City.
From our initiatives, 25 cooperative members in Davao are now certified bakers after recently undergoing the NC II Training on Baking and Pastry Production at the Philippine Baking Institute in Davao City and received certification.
The Aboitiz Foundation supports M/V Amazing Grace through the ship management services of Abojeb, which includes ensuring the efficiency of the vessel, arranging for maintenance and repair, assigning technical consultants, and developing and implementing a safety management system.
Over 80 members of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) from Brgy. San Vicente, Sto. Tomas, Batangas and their families learned more about the importance of clean and renewable energy during their visit to the Cleanergy Center in Makban, Laguna.
As part of its Enterprise Development for a BetterWorld program, the Aboitiz Foundation believes that key to an empowered community is equipping its members with the capability to help themselves through sustainable livelihood and the availability of employment opportunities.
Exciting things are ahead for the Aboitiz CSR Group as it continues its journey to drive change for a better world. The interactive and fun-filled Midyear CSR Forum 2017 introduces a shift in development program’s strategies towards co-creating safe, empowered, and sustainable communities.
Inspired by its purpose of driving change for a better world, the Aboitiz Group’s CSR Expo delegation, led by the Aboitiz Foundation, commits to take the lead in developing more innovative and inclusive business models within the Aboitiz Business Units (BUs).