COVID-19 Recovery Project in the Philippines

by De La Salle University
COVID-19 Recovery Project in the Philippines

Summary

This project aims to help poor and vulnerable Filipinos recover from the physical, economic, educational, socio-emotional, and environmental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be achieved through the following project components: 1) Humanitarian Assistance for COVID-19 Affected Families & Frontliners 2) Mental Health Sessions for Families and Communities 3) Community Pandemic Control Initiatives 4) Distance Learning Support for Learners 5) Livelihood Assistance for Communities

$116,000
total goal
$115,975
remaining
2
donors
0
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
7
months

Challenge

As a result of almost 2 years of COVID-19 infection surges, community lockdowns, and closure of the Philippine economy, almost 4M Filipinos became poor during the pandemic (Reuters, 2021). More have gone hungry and were unable to bear additional costs for hygiene, sanitation much less treatment for COVID-19. School closures worsened the already limited access to quality education. Communities were also not spared from other natural disasters destroying homes and affecting mental health.

Solution

This project will provide multi-dimensional support to vulnerable families, communities, and organizations in partnership with De La Salle University. While facilitating the development of alternative livelihood opportunities, families will be provided with relief assistance, educational support, emergency assistance, and mental health sessions. Subsidies for the repair of destroyed homes and physical facilities will also be provided.

Long-Term Impact

Providing relief, physical and mental health assistance while developing livelihood opportunities, would help vulnerable communities and organizations to effectively dedicate time and effort towards sustainable activities. Educational assistance for children of vulnerable community leaders would contribute towards ensuring that the next generation in each family would have better livelihood opportunities.

Resources

Organization Information

De La Salle University

Location: Manila, NCR - Philippines
Website:
Project Leader:
Neil Oliver Penullar
Manila, NCR Philippines
$25 raised of $116,000 goal
 
2 donations
$115,975 to go
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