Giving Back

Filipino seafarers recognized, given financial literacy education as BPI celebrates Magsaysay Annual Family Day

In recognition of the contribution of the Filipino seafarers to our country, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) participated in the Magsaysay Family Day, an annual event organized by Magsaysay MOL Marine, Inc.

Solenn Heussaff designs swimwear made of recycled plastic to benefit Palawan

Popular celebrity and visual artist Solenn Heussaff has collaborated with Body Party to release swimwear using her art and recycled plastics.

Kami Naman a heart-tugging tribute to OFWs

The Philippine Statistics Authority’s 2017 survey on overseas Filipinos revealed that about 2.3 million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are spread out across the world from the period of April to Sept. 2017.

Anilao youth assume bigger, more active role in developing their communities

Fifty young leaders from the rural barangays and indigenous groups from Anilao, Iloilo province join their barangay officials in advancing transformation through Leadership Communities...

BanKo reaches out to grassroots communities through volleyball camps

BPI Direct BanKo, Inc. (BanKo) has reached out to the grassroots in the provinces hauling some balls to smash with the help of its volleyball team, the BanKo Perlas Spikers.

Inaul Weaving for Peace in Maguindanao

The tradition of weaving among the people of Maguindanao is called inaul. Into these beautiful fabrics are woven the history, culture, and identity of the people of Maguindanao—which is why a group of young men and women is committed to keeping this tradition alive.

Ayala Foundation pilots ProFuturo project in Southeast Asia

Of all the inequalities in the world, the one that causes the greatest concern is that “children in the most vulnerable areas of the planet don’t have access to quality education.”

Palapa: A unique Maranao condiment takes center stage

Spicy and unique: that’s palapa. A staple in Maranao cuisine, it can be used as an appetizer or as a condiment in various dishes. It defines Maranao culture, and served as Jalilah Sapiin’s inspiration for her team’s project under BYLP-LeadCom.

Globe Telecom, Disney volunteer program making a difference in people’s lives

Over 22 million hours have been recorded at the end of the Time Please volunteering program to help plant trees, contribute in various events like disaster relief projects and school drives, clean up rivers, and assist persons with disability (PWD) in various community events conducted all over the country.

Cebu Pacific implements Juan Effect: sustainable travel on air and in Siargao

This October, Cebu Pacific (CEB) begins full implementation of Juan Effect, its 3-pronged sustainable travel and tourism program in support of environmental initiatives in the Philippines.

Heart Evangelista supports PAWS campaign for Asong Pinoy

Fashion icon and celebrity endorser Heart Evangelista has joined hands with the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) to promote the adoption of the local dogs known as “asong Pinoy” or aspin.

MDC Greens: A new livelihood opportunity blooms for resettled families

The onslaught of typhoon Ondoy in 2009, as well as the rehabilitation of the Pasig River displaced thousands of informal settlers, and many of these families were brought to Southville 7, a resettlement site in Calauan, Laguna, under the administration of the National Housing Authority.

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