The one-stop online shopping destination in the Philippines doesn’t only bring you the most convenient way of shopping and selling, but also shows that it cares. It has started partnerships with organizations to help people in need. Now, it has officially launched the program called Lazada Cares. Partnering with different NGOs, Lazada aims to reach out its helping hand to the ones in need by creating vouchers and discounts to the customers who not only wants to shop, but also wants to help. It doesn’t stop with shopping. Lazada Philippines also hosts outreach programs together with these non-profit organizations to be able to interact with the children, or even the adults that these charitable institutions take care of; going to these charity homes to get down and dirty playing games with the children, reading stories, talking to them, and eating with them. Lazada has proven that it’s not only best when it comes to satisfying its consumers’ needs, but also has a heart for others. So, what are you waiting for? Helping has never been this effortless! Extend your helping hand by browsing through your favorite products in Lazada website, use vouchers that have discounts, and have the items delivered to your doorstep, in just a few clicks, or taps!
Elsie Gaches Village (EGV) serves children who are mentally challenged. Since it was founded in 1964, this government center has been providing those who have been abandoned and neglected by their families with love, care, and rehabilitation. Under the DSWD-NCR, the 16-hectare site of this institution is situated in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
Bantay Bata 163 is the child protection and welfare organization of ABS CBN Foundation. It aims to help Filipino children from child abuse. Bantay Bata started on Valentine’s Day in 1997. It serves as a gift of love to the children of the Philippines. Since that day, it has launched many programs and services to ensure the implementation of organization’s vision and mission. Now, Filipino children can hope for brighter future when they can have safe environment in which they are loved and nurtured. One of the major services provided by this organization is the availability of Helpline 1-6-3; a 24-hour, toll free helpline that provides immediate reponse to child abuse reports and cases nationwide. Other programs and service by Bantay Bata 163 are the following: rescue, medical assistance, home visitation, shelter and therapeutic services, legal assistance, scholarship programs, child health and nutrition, counselling, family and community services.
Habitat for Humanity is an international movement, non-profit organization, which seeks to address the issues of poverty housing all over the world. Here in the Philippines, as there is an average of 20 typhoons every year, thousands of Filipino families become homeless. With this, Habitat for Humanity Philippines brings people together through building of homes, so that fellow Filipinos would have decent places to live. As of today, the group has sheltered 60, 000 families and built 32, 000 homes with 120,000 volunteers coming together; all for those who are affected by recent disasters. In addition to housing projects, they also build communities that help Filipino people run a simple business and learn to plan finances effectively. Lastly, these communities have multi-purpose centers and day care centers to fully develop the potential of every Filipino child.