DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS
Our disaster relief efforts was first launched in 2019 and has become a major part of our mission. The Philippines by virtue of its geographic circumstances is highly prone to natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tropical cyclones and floods, making it one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. We look to serve where we can and look forward to supporting those displaced and affected by unexpected disasters.
Who We Served: Hundreds of thousands were in need of humanitarian aid relief after a series of powerful earthquakes in Mindanao region displaced tens of thousands of people. People living in the affected communities were already vulnerable before the earthquakes. Now they are in urgent need of shelter, safe drinking water, and food.
When It Took Place: November 21, 2019
Where It Took Place: Davao, Mindanao, Philippines
What We Did: We were able to rally our community together to collect and send over an upwards of 3 tons of relief goods. Our designated team personally distributed blankets and tarpaulins for shelter, lasting non-perishables, medicine, water, rice, clothing, shoes, toiletries, and more to an area that had yet received aid.
Mindanao Earthquake Relief
Who We Served: A widespread fire left over 1,000 families homeless. Unfortunatly there was already a city wide shortage of water prior to the disaster.
When It Took Place: April 20, 2019
Where It Took Place: Mandaluyong City, Barangay Addition Hills
What We Did: On this day, our Manila based PUSO ambassadors and volunteers provided relief by distributed an upwards of 10,000 gallons of drinking water to help the community get back on its feet.
Fire Relief Refforts
Who We Served: In February of 2019 a community was affected by a major fire that forced 23 families out of their homes. In the aftermath, these families, including toddlers, found themselves having to dig up the remains of their homes.⠀⠀⠀
When It Took Place: February 9, 2019
Where It Took Place: Taguig, Barangay Napindan, Philippines
What We Did: On this day, our Manila based PUSO ambassadors and volunteers provided relief by handing out food, water, hygienic kits, blankets, and pillows to the victims and their families. But most importantly, they uplifted spirits and instilled hope that better days were on the way.