Philippines

Food for the Hungry (FH) started working in the Philippines in 1978 to help Vietnamese refugees fleeing from the Vietnam War. Today, FH works in Filipino communities to improve conditions for children in church, school and at home.

Regional map of Philippines

Philippines Facts

Capital:
Manila
Language:
Tagalog, Cebuano, llocano
Population:
101,833,938
Crisis:
33 percent of the population live below the poverty line.
Country prone to natural disasters, especially flooding.
High risk of food and waterborne illnesses like hepatitis A and typhoid fever.

Our Work in Philippines

Church

117 pastors received training in leadership and discipleship last year. 2,190 adults participated in church programs.

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Education

3,029 children received assistance to stay in school and develop their talents last year. 8 teenagers received assistance to pursue secondary education or vocational training to pursue their dreams.

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Health

Nutrition improved for 257 children through FH health programs.

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Income Generation

450 people participated in savings groups.  Last year, agricultural projects helped 500 people.

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Water

5,200 people benefited from FH water programs for accessing clean water for drinking.

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