Our Partners

The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP)

NCIP is mandated to protect and promote the interest and well being of the indigenous peoples of the Philippines, with due regard to their beliefs, customs, traditions and institutions.  As such, it serves as the primary government agency responsible for the formulation and implementation of pertinent and appropriate policies, plans and programs.

Address: 2nd Floor N. dela Merced Building, Cor. West and Quezon Avenues, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Telephone: +(63 2) 373-97-87
Fax: +63 45 961 5956
Web Site: www.ncip.gov.ph
e-mail resource@ncip.gov.ph



The Social Action Center of Pampanga (SACOP) is a non-governmental organization that undertakes social action programs amongst the people of Pampanga Province. Many of these programs are targeted at those displaced by the Mt. Pinatubo eruption. SACOP administers our micro credit fund for livelihood loans for women affected by the Mt. Pinatubo Eruption and provide accommodation and equpment for our Towards Happy TOE2S. our Bi-annual residential Seminar/Conference for teachers and tribal leaders of TOE2S school nurturing communities.

Address: MaimpisCity of San Fernando
Pampanga, Philippines
Telephone: (6345) 961-3562, 961-4316 , 860-5337,860-5338
Fax: (6345) 961-4112
Web Site: www.sacop.org.ph/
e-mail information@sacop.org.ph


Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) Philippines

SIL Philippines, a branch of SIL International, is a volunteer, non-profit organization that has worked in the Philippines since 1953.  In cooperation with the Philippines Department of Education, SIL members carry out linguistic research and documentation of Philippine indigenous languages.  SIL also promotes literacy, health, and community development projects among speakers of those languages, as well as translation of materials of high moral value into the vernacular.

Address: PO Box 2270 CPO 1099 Manila
Telephone: +63 (2) 722-6186
Fax: +63 (2) 726-2012
Web Site: www.sil.org/asia/philippines
e-mail info philippines@sil.org


Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is the government department mandated to provide a comprehensive program of social welfare service designed to ameliorate the living conditions of distressed Filipinos.  Particular attention is given to those who are handicapped by reason of poverty, physical and mental disability, illness, old age, youth, poor and victims of natural calamities, including assistance to members of the cultural minorities to facilitate their integration into Filipino society.

Address: Government Center Maimpis City of San Fernando
Pampanga, Philippines
Telephone: +63 45 961 2143
Web Site: www.dswd.gov.ph
e-mail through website


Program for Skills and Capability Building for Disadvantaged Women

The PSCBDW is a center-based skills training and livelihood program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development which assists disadvantaged women to increase family income and contribute to the development of their families and communities.  Skills training includes sewing, toy-making, food processing, ceramics and rattan craft.  Every year thousands of women benefit from this program.

Address: PSCBDW Center Sta. Lucia Resettlement Magalang Pampanga
Telephone: +63 45 961 2143
Web Site: www.dswd.gov.ph
e-mail through website