Entries by Joyce Anne Sandajan

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Our Finance Manager #ChooseToChallenge Gender Inequality

This 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻’𝘀 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗵, we asked some of our mission’s women leaders on what gender issue they #ChooseToChallenge, and how they use their voices to empower women around them. Our Finance Manager, Ms. Jessa Marie Junco, chose to challenge gender inequality. She further shares that, “gender equality has evolved through time, but not truly fixed. […]

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Our HR Manager #ChooseToChallenge Gender Injustice

This 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻’𝘀 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗵, we asked some of our mission’s women leaders on what gender issue they #ChooseToChallenge, and how they use their voices to empower women around them. Our HR Manager, Ms. Juvilee Anne Ravanera, chose to challenge gender injustice in daily life and commits to reject sexist and racist attitude and consider ways […]

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Our REACH Head of Project #ChooseToChallenge People’s Thoughts That Are Less Important Than What You Feel For Yourself

In celebration of 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻’𝘀 𝗗𝗮𝘆, we asked some of our mission’s women leaders on what gender issue they #ChooseToChallenge, and how they use their voices to empower women around them. Our REACH Head of Project, Ms. Sitti Mhuriza Mamasalagat, chose to challenge people’s thoughts that are less important than what you feel for yourself. “We […]

Beneficiaries of Basic Shelter Kits In The Municipalities of Madamba, Kapai, Balindong, Saguiaran in Lanao Del Sur, and Pantao Ragaat, Lanao Del Norte Have Been Able to Repair Their Homes

Overtime, many of protractedly internally displaced persons (IDPs) in host-communities are living uncomfortably due to small spaces, some with less privacy and dilapidated shelters, and toilets outside their houses have no lighting especially at night. Since November 2020, we have managed to provide basic shelter kits, sleeping and kitchen kits, and solar lamps to 600 […]

Alleviating Hunger and Malnutrition In Isolated Rural Areas, Urban Poor Communities, and Evacuation Camps by Tackling Its Root Cause

In 2019, our programs on nutrition & health have reached more than 8.8 million people in need all over the world. In the Philippines, we specifically work in isolated rural areas, urban poor communities, and evacuation camps – alleviating hunger and malnutrition by tackling its root cause. To find out more about our nutrition programs […]

Helping People Who Have Limited Access to Humanitarian Assistance is One of Our Priority

One of our priorities is providing necessary interventions to hard-to-reach communities who have limited access to humanitarian assistance. With the support of our donors, our programs on nutrition & health; water, sanitation & hygiene; or food security and livelihood have helped countless of Filipinos throughout the years. 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗯𝘂𝘁𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲-𝘀𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸. […]

Story from the Field: Making Ends Meet

Sixty-seven year-old Carlos Tesorero had one word in mind when asked how he felt when he saw what was left of his home – painful. Carlos, or “Tatay Carlos” as they called him, had a house along the shore of Barangay Guinsaanan in the Municipality of Baras, Catanduanes. On the morning of November 2, 2020, […]

404 Beneficiaries of Cash Assistance from #TyphoonRollyEmergencyResponse in Catanduanes

404 beneficiaries from Barangays Salvacion, Guinsaanan (Baras), and Cabcab (San Andres) received 5,200 pesos (107.19 USD) during the payout of our Multipurpose Cash Assistance (MPCA) last January 27 and 28, 2021. These beneficiaries came from the most vulnerable families which were severely affected by #TyphoonRolly (Goni) in Catanduanes. Until now, thousands of affected families are barely back […]

The Kits are a Big Help According to One of the 156 Household Who Received a Hygiene Kits Through our Typhoon Emergency Response

“The situation was really heavy for us, with COVID and then especially after the typhoons because we lost our house. We were worried about where to get money for our daily needs,” says Dominga Lora, whose family was one of the households in Barangay Danao, Baras, Catanduanes that were severely affected by #TyphoonRolly. Her husband earns […]

Distribution of Hygiene Kits to 238 families in Codon As Part of Emergency Assistance to Typhoon Affected Communities

Ever since Typhoon Quinta, the residents of Barangay Codon of San Andres, Catanduanes had a hard time getting clean water. Their barangay’s water supply is mainly pumped through electricity which has not been available since November. As a result, some families would get water for drinking and cleaning from the community’s deep well. In times […]