December 27, 2015 |

Give2Asia each year selects a partner in an effort to recognize their fruitful relationship. We at GDFI are thankful and take pride of being selected as one of their recognized partner.

A Meaningful Year to End

Dec 30, 2014 |

Despite all the challenges that GDFI and its communities have been through.. there is still so much to thank for this year. Above all else, to GOD who showed us the real meaning of 'community work', the true essence of faith and hope, and through our donors/volunteers, the power of thy grace. continue

G2A Event

Dec 2, 2014 |

An event hosted by Give2Asia and The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) last July 4th, 2014. GDFI was able to present its profile, experiences, current projects and future goals.

Disaster Risk Reduction Training

October 20, 2014 |

The Maliwaliw Island folks, Municipality of Salcedo Eastern Samar, received a DRR training as part of their rehabilitation process. The remote island is a beneficiary of the Give2Asia and GDFI comprehensive rehabilitation efforts, which will include permanent housing, livelihood and climate change mitigation.

Lawaan Permanent Shelter

September 26, 2014 |

After the long preparation.. finally the Municipality of Lawaan, Fondation de France, PhilDHRRA and GDFI held the ground breaking ceremony for the the construction of 50 units permanent housing in Lawaan Eastern Samar. The project will relocate coastal families that are identified to be indigent and critically susceptible to storm surges. continue

Greenworks Project

September 3, 2014 |

Congratulations to OXFAM and GDFI for the successful implementation of Greenworks Project! Of course in every endeavor challenges are always 100% sure to appear, but with, passion, team work and support from the communities involved, the project was able to complete on time! . continue

Sharing clothes and school bags

July 2, 2014 |

GDFI distributed clothes and school bags for children in Tacloban and Guiuan, in the areas most affected by typhoon Yolanda. We visited the barangays Trinidad and San Pedro on Tubabao Island in Eastern Samar and barangay 27 in Tacloban. The clothes were all donated by the organization Hope 4 Women Intl. . continue

Mangrove clean up

July 1, 2014 |

Since the end of March 2014, GDFI is cooperating with OXFAM for a project named ‘Greenworks' which aims to Enhance Natural Regeneration of Mangrove Forest in Eastern Samar. Many mangrove areas from Guiuan to Lawaan have been damaged because of typhoon Yolanda. To learn more about the ongoing project, . continue

Rehabilitation Phase

January 6, 2014 |

fish and crab nets

Initial Fish and Crab nets have now been distributed to some fisher folks. Reconstruction of schools, health centers and restoration of livelihood are now the primary objectives of the foundation in the next coming years. continue

Relief Efforts

Nov 15, 2013 |

relief distribution

GDFI and RAFI (Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.) once again provided immediate assistance of Food and Water to Barangays of Guiuan and nearby Municipalities. continue

GDFI infrastructures not spared from the typhoon.

Nov 8, 2013 |

gdfi facility

GDFI offices and facilities were devastated by the typhoon, staff house, island sanctuary station, dormitory, etc.. thanks to the shelter kits GDFI was able create a temporary solution for its leaking roofs, specially for the environmental training center which currently serves as storage for relief goods. Please click here to continue.

Ground Zero: Super Typhoon Yolanda.

November 8, 2013 |

The destruction brought by the typhoon was exceedingly overwhelming, reaching more than 300 km/hr of sustained winds and a diameter of at least 400km, wrecking most of Eastern Visayas and the neighboring regions.

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