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CRS’ ARP Project: DREAMVille Homeowners’ Association Officers Leads the Conduct of General Assembly

By Pathy Rose Aborque/CRS. As an advocate of community participation and empowerment, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has been consistent and committed to providing platforms to the community wherein they can showcase their potentials and contribute to their communities’ development. In view of this, Anibong Resettlement Project (ARP) is implemented wherein all families are given an […]

CRS’ ACT Project Helps Family to Improve Finances through Community Savings

Story by Danny Pavitt and Reine Kathryn Rala, CRS Philippines and Jelaisha Orpeza and Charin Depina, Caritas Catarman Foundation, Inc. Ginaflor Castillo, 36, with her husband and 7 children, have lived in the same house in Brgy. Naparasam, Mapanas, Northern Samar her whole life.  For years, much of her family’s income was generated by her […]

Safer Street for Residents of Lupang Arenda

Story by Marino Deocariza and Elvie Anipew/CRS. Ynares Avenue is the heart and center of Lupang Arenda community in Barangay Sta. Ana, Taytay, Rizal.  Along this road one can find the Sitio Tapayan Elementary School, Barangay Hall Annex, Community Health Center, the community market, community chapel and rows of stores and houses.  This road is […]

CRS contributes to the Regional Workshop for Institutionalizing Sustainable Community-based Disaster Risk Management in Thailand

by Roxanne Feliciano/CRS. CRS Philippines case study was one of over 30 case studies of best practices on South East Asia presented in the Regional Workshop for Institutionalizing Sustainable Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM). The workshop was jointly organized by Global Network of Civil Society Organizations for Disaster Reduction and Asian Disaster Preparedness Center. The […]

Reaching out to Displaced Families from Marawi through Non-Food Items

On May 23, 2017, violent conflict erupted between government military troops and the Maute group, a militant faction sympathizing with ISIS, forcing over 70 thousand families[1] to flee their homes and seek refuge in adjacent towns. Evacuation centers were opened in Iligan City and other towns in the provinces of Lanao Del Norte and Lanao […]

JD Civil Engineer (Site Supervisor)

JD Civil Engineer (Site Supervisor)

CRS and DAR hold Agro-Enterprise Farmers Summit

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) had implemented the eight-step clustering approach on Agro-Enterprise Development (AED) project entitled “Linking Smallholder Farmers to Markets (LinkSFarM)” through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which covered 33 project sites from 2015 to 2017. The project was in collaboration with local and national government […]