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Free ‘Social Impact’ webinar scheduled on May 14

As professionals in the field of social development and corporate social responsibility, what tools are available to us to gain a better understanding of our impact on people and communities? Ayala Foundation, the social development arm of the Ayala group, is hosting a webinar entitled “SROI 101: Understanding Social Impact” on May 14, 2021. This […]

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International magazine names Brigada ng Ayala ‘best CSR initiative’ in the Philippines

Brigada ng Ayala, the Ayala group’s unified effort to support the Department of Education’s Brigada Eskwela and Oplan Balik Eskwela programs, was recently recognized by an international publication as the “best CSR initiative” in the Philippines. International Business Magazine, a Dubai, UAE–based publication, cited the Ayala group’s continuing efforts to support teachers and students in […]

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Brigada ng Ayala delivers ‘EduCare’ kits, prepaid WiFi kits for learners amidst ECQ, MECQ

Even as enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was declared in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces, the Ayala group continued serving communities in need of relief assistance and education support through its Brigada ng Ayala initiative.  In three separate occasions, the Ayala group, led by its social development arm Ayala Foundation, distributed at least 2,100 learning and […]

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Stories of ‘kagitingan’ throughout Philippine History, now available on Ayala Foundation’s YouTube channel

In celebration of its 60th year, Ayala Foundation has kicked off “Magiting+,” a YouTube video series that shows various facets of kagitingan—valor or courage—throughout Philippine History. Featuring selections from the Ayala Museum’s beloved “Dioramas of Philippine History” and the Filipinas Heritage Library’s Retrato Collection of vintage photographs, “Magiting+” takes a close look at key events […]

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Ayala Foundation organizes first Magiting ‘Virtual Run and Bike’ event

Do you miss participating in fun runs? Are you thinking of fitness options that take into consideration social distancing guidelines? Or are you looking to incorporate a good cause into your fitness routine? To commemorate its 60th year, Ayala Foundation invites seasoned and beginner runners, fitness enthusiasts, and development advocates to the first Magiting “Virtual […]

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‘Reimagine hope,’ JAZA urges youth

In what way can the youth continue to be a driving force in improving the lives of Filipino, even in the face of uncertainty and various calamities? Delivering the keynote at an online conference organized by the alumni of the Ayala Young Leaders Congress (AYLC) on February 27, Ayala Corporation Chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto […]

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Ayala group provides 7,900 food packs for families affected by ‘Pepito,’ ‘Quinta’

The Ayala group of companies came together in support of communities severely affected by typhoons Pepito and Quinta, which slammed communities many communities in Luzon. The second tranche of water and food packs for Quezon families were delivered and assembled at the Quezon Convention Center   A total of 7,900 food packs were mobilized over […]

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Brigada ng Ayala – Balik Eskwela kicks off in Manila

The Ayala group of companies launched its annual education initiative, Brigada ng Ayala, yesterday, October 12, at the Ramon Magsaysay High School in España, Manila. The program, led by Ayala Foundation, supports the Department of Education’s Oplan Balik Eskwela and Brigada Eskwela. “This is where we come together to respond to the needs of teachers […]

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Ayala group reaffirms support for Batangas towns affected by Taal eruption

Governor Hermilando Mandanas of Batangas (upper left) joins Ayala officials during the virtual turnover event. Clockwise from upper right: Arthur Tan, president and CEO of AC Industrials; John Philip Orbeta, senior managing director and head of Corporate Resources, Ayala Corporation; Ruel Maranan, president of Ayala Foundation; and Manny Aligada, president of Kia Philippines   The […]

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Ayala Foundation partners with Ayala Malls, Department of Agriculture, and RestoPH for “BuyANI” Fair

At the BuyANI Fair opening at Glorietta, from left: Ruel Maranan, president of Ayala Foundation; Bobby Dy, president of Ayala Land; Kristine Evangelista, assistant secretary Agribusiness, Department of Agriculture; Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president and COO of Ayala Corporation; Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation; Jennylle Tupaz, president of Ayala […]

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#BuyAni in Mindoro: "When you see the smiles of those you help, you no longer feel tired"

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro At five o’clock in the morning, Joemar Agbing is already at work. Joemar has been with Ayala Foundation for five years and is assigned in Oriental Mindoro, where he is originally from. Today, he is getting ready to repack relief goods that will be given to communities in the Municipalities of […]

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Ayala Foundation partners with Australia-based Melbourne Microfinance Initiative

Ayala Foundation recently partnered with the Australia-based organization Melbourne Microfinance Initiative (MMI), as part of its continuing effort to ensure that its programs achieve measurable results and make an impact in the lives of the communities it serves. MMI will develop an evaluative social return on investment (SROI) report on Ayala Foundation’s Sari-Saring Aralan, particularly […]

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Ayala young leaders continue assisting CDO tricycle drivers

Cagayan de Oro City Alumni of Ayala Foundation’s youth leadership programs continue to provide assistance for Cagayan de Oro workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Liam Osorio, alumnus of Ayala Foundation’s Leadership Communities (LeadCom) and Ayala Young Leaders Congress (AYLC) programs, recently partnered with Generika Drugstore and Bake for CDO to donate 50 relief packs […]

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Maguindanao weaving community is first stop in food assistance program

Datu Piang, Maguindanao Ayala Foundation and the Macquarie Foundation of Australia joined hands in a food assistance initiative for the benefit of communities in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The relief activities kicked off in barangay Montay, Datu Piang, Maguindanao, benefiting at least 60 families. Similar efforts will be conducted in […]

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Public elementary schools experience digital education through Ayala Foundation’s < code/it >

More public elementary schools are set to experience the power of digital education through < code/it > a digital literacy project initiated by Ayala Foundation and its partners in the public and private sectors.  As a digital literacy project, < code/it > aims to introduce basic computer science and coding concepts to public school children […]

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NHCP recognizes Ayala Foundation’s “Maging Magiting” campaign

Ayala Foundation was recognized by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) for its Maging Magiting campaign on June 12, Philippine Independence Day. The plaque of appreciation was given to the foundation for “helping in the fight against Covid-19 by donating flag-inspired face masks for the commemorative programs of the NHCP.” Ayala Foundation has […]

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Ayala Foundation, NHCP launch ‘Magiting Face Mask’ for Flag Day

A face mask bearing design elements inspired by the Philippine Flag became an emblem of heroism and nationalism, especially during the time of COVID-19. Ayala Foundation, in partnership with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, officially launched on May 28 the Magiting Face Mask, which bears the colors of the Philippine flag and the […]

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Alumni of Ayala Foundation youth program raise support for CDO ‘sikad’ drivers

Cagayan de Oro City How can community members continue to support one another, especially those among them who are most in need, as many parts of the country continue to face various degrees of community quarantine during the time of COVID-19? One sector greatly affected by the pandemic was tricycle operators and drivers. In Cagayan […]

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Sustainable livelihood for community-based El Nido farmers, entrepreneurs during ECQ

El Nido, Palawan The farmers, weavers, food sellers, workers, and residents form the heart of the communities in El Nido, Palawan. They have also proved how community development empowers people and communities, as we continue to share our dreams with one another, and together find ways to achieve them. As many parts of the country […]

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Much-needed “survival packs” reach T’boli weaving community, through Ayala Foundation

Lake Sebu, South Cotabato “Over and over, again and again, God is faithful in the lives of the weavers.” These are the words shared by Ms. Jenita Eko president of the Lake Sebu Indigenous Women Weavers Association (LASIWWAI), as 170 households from an indigenous T’boli community received food and other essential items from Ayala Foundation […]

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Ayala Foundation's Social Value Certificate is a first in Asia

Ayala Foundation, the social development arm of the Ayala group, strengthens its commitment to driving social value in its operations, as it becomes the first organization in the Philippines (and in Asia) to receive a Social Value Certificate. The Level One Certificate was given by Social Value International, a global network that focuses on social […]

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Ayala Foundation, PNP NCRPO launch #PulisMagiting spot awards

TAGUIG CITY – Ayala Foundation partners with the Philippine National Police- National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) for the #PulisMagiting spot awards, as formalized in a memorandum of agreement signed today, July 12 at the NCRPO Headquarters at Camp Bagong Diwa. The #PulisMagiting spot awards will recognize acts of ‘kagitingan’ or simple acts of courage, […]

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Ayala Foundation partners with the Philippine National Police for #MagingMagiting Campaign

At the signing of the partnership between Ayala Foundation and the Philippine National Police, for the #MagingMagiting Flag Distribution Campaign. From left: Celerina Amores, senior director for Corporate Communications, Ayala Foundation; Ruel Maranan, president, Ayala Foundation; General Oscar Albayalde, Chief, Philippine National Police; Rene Escalante, Chairman, National Historical Commission of the Philippines; and Major General […]

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Ayala completes Pampanga earthquake relief efforts

The Ayala group and its partners have completed a series of relief activities in different parts of the Pampanga, as part of its commitment to helping families severely affected by the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck the province on April 22. To officially close out its two-month relief activities in the province, Ayala officials, led by […]

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Ayala Foundation wins four Anvils

Three of the four Anvil Awards received by Ayala Foundation   Ayala Foundation emerged as one of the big winners at the 54th Anvil Awards, winning four trophies in total. The awarding ceremonies were held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom on January 30. The foundation received the Gold Anvil for the internationally acclaimed exhibit “Bursting […]

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FYLPRO strengthens links between Filipinos and Filipino-Americans

In its seventh year, the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPro) continues to strengthen the links of Filipino-American youth to the Philippines through a weeklong immersion program. Held in Manila from November 19 to 25, FYLPRO brought together 10 dynamic young Filipino-Americans who have shown leadership and a passion for service in their respective fields. FYLPRO […]

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Bangsamoro youth showcase innovative community projects

COTABATO CITY —Young leaders from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao gathered in Cotabato City on November 22 to showcase various innovative projects implemented in their respective communities. The event served as a culminating activity for the successful first run of the Bangsamoro Young Leaders Program–Leadership Communities (BYLP–LeadCom), a partnership program implemented by Ayala Foundation, […]

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Interactive art installation Manāra finds permanent home in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY – Following its successful run in Makati City, Davao City, and Cebu City in 2017, Manāra, an interactive art installation on Muslim Mindanao culture supported by Ayala Foundation, is now proudly displayed in its permanent home—the grounds of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Office of the Regional Government Complex. Manāra—the Arabic word […]

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An innovative nationwide learning event for over 1,000 teachers

Over a thousand teachers from different parts of the Philippines took part in an inspiring and innovative learning event organized by Ayala Foundation, in celebration of National Teachers Month. The whole-day learning event featured talks and interactive sessions, covering the Department of Education’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) program. It was held at […]

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#AYLC2018 Top 80 participants

Congratulations to the 80 delegates of #AYLC2018!

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#AYLC2018 Top 167 Candidates

View the full list candidates qualified for the #AYLC2018 panel interview.

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Fil Am youth experience the Philippines through FYLPRO

To forge stronger connections with the country of their heritage—this was one of the goals of the ten dynamic young leaders from different parts of the United States and Guam as they participated in the sixth annual Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).

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Ayala Land, Ayala Foundation enter second year of partnership for Lio community development

The resort town of El Nido is frequently voted as one of the top holiday destinations in the world. Numerous construction and development projects are ongoing to accommodate the steady flow of tourists from different parts of the world.

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Building a house for Synergy at Ayala

Ayala Foundation highlights the importance of alignment with business units to achieve greater impact for social good

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The Future of History: Ayala Museum’s 360 Virtual Reality Experience of History

Ayala Museum introduces the first fully immersive Virtual Reality (VR) Experience of Philippine History.

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#MagitingShorts: TLC

Panoorin ang kuwento ng mga magigiting na guro na naging bahagi ng Training Institute ng Ayala Foundation.

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Ayala Foundation launches interactive art installation celebrating Moro Art

Two acclaimed Filipino artists came together to celebrate Moro culture through Manāra, an interactive art installation at the Ayala Museum Plaza, which officially opened on May 3.

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A new livelihood opportunity blooms for resettled families

Ayala Foundation and Makati Development Corporation partnered to establish the MDC Greens Ornamental Farm, which provides livelihood for some Calauan families

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MWF continues water relief for Typhoon Nina affected communities

Manila Water Foundation (MWF) recently deployed a total of 20,000 gallons of clean drinking water to thousands of families affected by Typhoon Nina that made landfall on Christmas Day of 2016.

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A young Iraya-Mangyan woman “beads” her way to her dreams

Airene Tollo is a quiet young lady from an Iraya-Mangyan family reaches her dream through beading.

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International magazine names Brigada ng Ayala ‘best CSR initiative’ in the Philippines

by Ayala Foundation

Brigada ng Ayala, the Ayala group’s unified effort to support the Department of Education’s Brigada Eskwela and Oplan Balik Eskwela programs, was recently recognized by an international publication as the “best CSR initiative” in the Philippines. International Business Magazine, a Dubai, UAE–based publication, cited the Ayala group’s continuing efforts to support teachers and students in […]

APRIL 20, 2021

Brigada ng Ayala delivers ‘EduCare’ kits, prepaid WiFi kits for learners amidst ECQ, MECQ

by Ayala Foundation

Even as enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was declared in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces, the Ayala group continued serving communities in need of relief assistance and education support through its Brigada ng Ayala initiative.  In three separate occasions, the Ayala group, led by its social development arm Ayala Foundation, distributed at least 2,100 learning and […]

APRIL 14, 2021

Stories of ‘kagitingan’ throughout Philippine History, now available on Ayala Foundation’s YouTube channel

by Ayala Foundation

In celebration of its 60th year, Ayala Foundation has kicked off “Magiting+,” a YouTube video series that shows various facets of kagitingan—valor or courage—throughout Philippine History. Featuring selections from the Ayala Museum’s beloved “Dioramas of Philippine History” and the Filipinas Heritage Library’s Retrato Collection of vintage photographs, “Magiting+” takes a close look at key events […]

APRIL 09, 2021

Ayala Foundation organizes first Magiting ‘Virtual Run and Bike’ event

by Ayala Foundation

Do you miss participating in fun runs? Are you thinking of fitness options that take into consideration social distancing guidelines? Or are you looking to incorporate a good cause into your fitness routine? To commemorate its 60th year, Ayala Foundation invites seasoned and beginner runners, fitness enthusiasts, and development advocates to the first Magiting “Virtual […]

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FYLPRO strengthens links between Filipinos and Filipino-Americans

by Ayala Foundation

In its seventh year, the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPro) continues to strengthen the links of Filipino-American youth to the Philippines through a weeklong immersion program. Held in Manila from November 19 to 25, FYLPRO brought together 10 dynamic young Filipino-Americans who have shown leadership and a passion for service in their respective fields. FYLPRO […]

NOVEMBER 26, 2018

Bangsamoro youth showcase innovative community projects

by Ayala Foundation

COTABATO CITY —Young leaders from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao gathered in Cotabato City on November 22 to showcase various innovative projects implemented in their respective communities. The event served as a culminating activity for the successful first run of the Bangsamoro Young Leaders Program–Leadership Communities (BYLP–LeadCom), a partnership program implemented by Ayala Foundation, […]

NOVEMBER 22, 2018

Interactive art installation Manāra finds permanent home in Cotabato City

by Ayala Foundation

COTABATO CITY – Following its successful run in Makati City, Davao City, and Cebu City in 2017, Manāra, an interactive art installation on Muslim Mindanao culture supported by Ayala Foundation, is now proudly displayed in its permanent home—the grounds of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Office of the Regional Government Complex. Manāra—the Arabic word […]

NOVEMBER 22, 2018

Ayala Community for Social Impact (Ayala CSI) gets into gear

by Ayala Foundation

We do things #BetterTogether

NOVEMBER 21, 2018

Ayala Foundation, Rotary Club of Manila offer out-of-school youth an innovative venue for learning

by Ayala Foundation

  Based on latest city government data, as many as 74,000 young people from Tondo, Manila, are considered out of school. The 15-to-24 age group represents a significant portion of the nation’s human resource, and therefore crucial to the country’s growth and development. Recognizing this, Ayala Foundation, the Rotary Club of Manila, and the City […]

NOVEMBER 14, 2018

October 2018

Ayala Foundation shares insights on social investment in Salzburg Global Seminar

by Ayala Foundation

“Because partnerships are embedded in the way we do things, we make sure that no one is a passive participant in our initiatives. Each one has a stake in the project, and  therefore plays a critical role in ensuring its success.” This was one of the points raised by Ayala Foundation President Ruel Maranan as […]

OCTOBER 29, 2018

Ayala Foundation highlights role of businesses, foundations in ensuring sustainable development

by Ayala Foundation

“Ayala has put in place interventions that contribute to all 17 sustainable development goals, covering not only our business operations, but also our social and environmental commitments.” These were highlighted by Ayala Foundation Ruel Maranan as he spoke at the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Summit held on October 8 at the Conrad Manila. Speaking […]

OCTOBER 09, 2018

Ayala Foundation, BPI Family turn over service vehicle for CMSP Children's Village

by Ayala Foundation

Ayala Foundation visited last October 6 the Christian Mission Service Philippines  (CMSP) Children’s Village in Naic, Cavite, to formally turn over a service vehicle donated by BPI Family Savings Bank. The vehicle donation came as a replacement for a 12-year-old service vehicle for the children residing at the Children’s Village, as well as the members […]

OCTOBER 06, 2018

An innovative nationwide learning event for over 1,000 teachers

by Ayala Foundation

Over a thousand teachers from different parts of the Philippines took part in an inspiring and innovative learning event organized by Ayala Foundation, in celebration of National Teachers Month. The whole-day learning event featured talks and interactive sessions, covering the Department of Education’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) program. It was held at […]

OCTOBER 04, 2018

FAQs on #AYLC2019 online application

by Ayala Foundation

Q: Can I skip to answer other Sections on the online application form? A: It is recommended that you answer Section 7, FIRST. Section 7 requires you to encode details of your chosen mentors. Then, you may proceed to answer other sections.   Q: Will I be able to change my assessor if he/she is […]

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A new livelihood opportunity blooms for resettled families

by Ayala Foundation

Ayala Foundation and Makati Development Corporation partnered to establish the MDC Greens Ornamental Farm, which provides livelihood for some Calauan families

APRIL 24, 2017

Avviare Greens Farmers' train on organic farming

by Ayala Foundation

Farmers from Avviare Greens concluded their 8-week training program on Organic Farming with a graduation ceremony in the Pedro Dimapilis Farm in Tagaytay City.

APRIL 21, 2017

GNPK turns over seed fund to youth groups

by Ayala Foundation

On April 10, GNPower Kauswagan Ltd. Co. (GNPK) turned over a total of PhP80,000 to serve as seed fund for the youth groups of Linamon and Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte. Each LeadCom group received PhP10,000 to fund their community projects.

APRIL 21, 2017

Museum visitors hunt for hidden Easter treasure

by Ayala Foundation

Ayala Museum and Mystery Manila teamed up to create a new take on the traditional Easter egg hunt.

APRIL 16, 2017

ArtistSpace features work of Art Lozano

by Ayala Museum

"Vintage Beauty" by visual artist, Art Lozano, is now on display at ArtistSpace. A follow-up to "Abandoned Beauty", this series features the artist's favorite subject, vintage automobiles set in unlikely environments. His works celebrate the everlasting relationship between man and machine.

APRIL 12, 2017

CENTEX schools mark an end to another school year

by Ayala Foundation

Last April 4, CENTEX Manila had their recognition day. Students from grades 1 to 5 celebrated the end to another school year as they marched and received certificates and awards.

APRIL 12, 2017

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Si Lola Josefina ng Calauan, Laguna

by Ayala Foundation

Unti-unting natutupad ang mga pangarap ni Lola Josefina nang dahil sa MDC Farm Si Lola Josefina, 65 taong gulang ay isa sa mga na-relocate sa Southville 7, Calauan, Laguna pagkatapos ng bagyong Yolanda. Dati siyang naglalabandera ngunit ngayon parte na siya ng MDC Farm, isang proyekto ng Makati Development Corporation at Ayala Foundation. Dahil sa […]

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Passionate young leaders honored in LeadCom CDO’s ‘Agipo Awards’

by Ayala Foundation

“Agipo”—the Visayan word for embers that continue to burn—was what the first batch of Leadership Communities (LeadCom)

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Heritage conservation as a livelihood opportunity

by Ayala Foundation

Heritage conservation as a livelihood opportunity: Three years after the Bohol earthquake. For a community to be able to stand again on their own feet—this is the goal of any organization committed to the recovery of disaster-stricken areas. The devastating earthquake (7.2 in the Richter scale) that struck Central Visayas in October 2013 resulted in […]

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Two schools become latest ‘Global Filipino Schools’

by Ayala Foundation

Over 3,600 students from two public elementary schools in Luzon stand to benefit this year from the Global Filipino Schools (GFS) program, which empowers schools into becoming “21st-century-ready educational institutions.”

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

BYLP off to an auspicious start

by Ayala Foundation

In Cotabato City, the journey of thirty-five Bangsamoro youth officially began on the eve of the celebration of Eid’l Adha

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

A young Iraya-Mangyan woman “beads” her way to her dreams

by Ayala Foundation

Airene Tollo is a quiet young lady from an Iraya-Mangyan family reaches her dream through beading.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Dayhagan Elementary School also rises while the Carles Central School Library opens

by Ayala Foundation

Disaster-weary teachers and parents felt like they have been dealt a double blow when they saw what supertyphoon Yolanda left of the Dayhagan Elementary School in Carles, Iloilo. After the Department of Education issued an order for classes to resume two weeks after Yolanda had made landfall on November 8, 2013, they eagerly set out […]

NOVEMBER 15, 2016