Caritas Philippines joins rehabilitation efforts in Mindanao

Such heart-breaking sentiments from a woman village leader greeted NASSA/ Caritas Philippines’ Special Humanitarian Team during their visit to typhoon Bopha’s (Pablo) calamity-stricken areas last 21-25 January 2013.

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CDO – Brgy. Mambuaya: Beneficiaries’ Site Visit

Another 20 victims of Tropical Storm Sendong were became beneficiaries of the remaining 60 shelters of the CBCP-NASSA and Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro Caritas Village Shelter Project in partnership with the Foundation for People’s Sustainable Development Cooperative (FPSDC). The beneficiaries were toured around the Coop-Ville Relocation Site at Brgy. Mambuaya, Cagayan de Oro City on January 27 organized by Caritas Village Shelter Project Coordinator, Dodong Arellano, and CBCP-NASSA Administrative Officer, Sr. Mapet Bulawan, DC. [SocialActionNews]

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Sixth Awarding of NASSA & DSAC-Iligan Caritas Village Shelters

The CBCP National Secretariat for Social Action Justice and Peace together with the Diocesan Social Action Center of Iligan Caritas Village Shelter Project has again awarded another 31 shelters to its qualified beneficiaries from the Typhoon Sendong victims.  The thanksgiving Eucharistic Celebration and blessing of the shelters was officiated by Fr. Nazer Zaragoza, Parish Priest of the receiving community, at Brgy. Upper Tominobo, Iligan City on January 26.    To date, the project has already constructed 173 units, 125 of which are already occupied and awarded.    On the evening of January 25, the 125 family beneficiaries held their first…

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