Yolanda (Haiyan) Relief and Rehabilitation Efforts

$52,640 $0
Raised Remaining


The project will specifically target yolanda/haiyan affected sites in the Visayas. It will continue distribution of relief items to local residents, provide psycho-social first aid training to locally based counsellors and teachers and rehabilitate selected schools.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

13 million people have been affected by yolanda/haiyan in the philippines. of those, 4.9 million are children. list of their problems include the following: limited supply of relief goods and medicines; trauma; and facilities to continue their learning;

How will this project solve this problem?

The project aims to continue to provide relief items and medicines to survivors, especially the children affected by Yolanda/Haiyan in the Visayas; train local counsellors and teachers on psycho-social first aid; and rehabilitate selected school facilities;

Potential Long Term Impact

Long term impact includes: promote disaster resiliency among the local residents by continuing the provision of relief for those affected, provide capacity building for local counsellors and teachers on psycho-social first aid and to continue the education of the children using their newly refurbished school facilities

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $52,640

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $52,640 .  The original project funding goal was $50,000.

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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De La Salle University

Manila, NCR, Philippines

Project Leader

Lourdes Melegrito

Director, Center for Social Concern and Action
Manila, NCR Philippines

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