Partners

Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)

ASKI is an organization that has a mission to promote socio-economic development through client-focused financial services anchored on Christian principles. It has a vision to become a global development organization committed to wholistic transformation. Inspired by biblical passage, “Without a vision, man shall perish,” (Proverbs 29:18), the members initially thought of their work as a way of providing the conditions for indigent people to attain dignity through the provision of food on their table and shelter above their head. ASKI intends to do these by providing initial capital and training the poor to be entrepreneurs, so that small the initial capital may be, with work their income would grow. Its Core Values are; God-centeredness, Committed to serve the needy, Stewardship, Integrity, Respect, Excellence.

The partnership of WTRC with ASKI emanates from common goal of delivering sustainable economic development to rural poor community.

Center for Community Transformation (CCT)

The Center for Community Transformation is a non-profit, faith-based organization that believes than an organized Christian response against poverty and social injustice is needed. This is carried out through the fusion of social development initiatives, including microfinance, and evangelical mission in a uniquely Filipino context. It serves urban and rural poor communities throughout the Philippines, in pursuit of its desire to see changed lives, strong families and transformed communities.  WTRC piloted a lot of projects through the assistance of CCT.

 

Taytay Sa Kauswagan, Incorporated (TSKI) 

Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc or “Bridge to Progress” was founded last September 1, 1986. It was established towards lifting our least privileged brothers and sisters from poverty by assisting them to develop an income generating projects and job creating micro-enterprises.  TSKI had closely adheres to its role as catalyst in increasing productivity through business development and holistic transformation.

For over a period of twenty three years (23) years of operations, TSKI has been involved in different programs that helped the poor in CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Visayas Regions, Zamboanga Peninzula, Northern Mindanao, Davao Region and Caraga. While its main thrust for social development is micro-enterprise, yet TSKI continued to pursue other programs that would address poverty in the different sectors of our community. Central to the various programs that TSKI implements, these are the major component services: Livelihood loans, Business Development,, , For over a period of twenty three years (23) years of operations, TSKI has been involved in different programs that helped the poor in CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Visayas Regions, Zamboanga Peninzula, Northern Mindanao, Davao Region and Caraga. While its main thrust for social development is micro-enterprise, yet TSKI continued to pursue other programs that would address poverty in the different sectors of our community. Central to the various programs that TSKI implements, these are the major component services: a) Livelihood loans, b)Business Development c) Community Based Organizing, d)Educational Assistance.

 

Tulay sa Pag-Unlad Inc (TSPI)

TSPI is a non-profit microfinance NGO, whose mission is to help eradicate poverty in the Philippines. A strong advocate of a wholistic approach to poverty eradication, TSPI provides the poor with opportunities to lead self-sufficient, responsible and dignified lives.

TSPI’s core service to the poor is through microfinance, mainly to start a livelihood or enhance an existing one, and develop their entrepreneurial and business development skills. Other services address their basic needs, particularly in the areas of housing, health care, education, microinsurance, and other non-financial, value-added services that would enhance the chances of the poor to get out of poverty.

TSPI is the next to partner with Waterhope after CCT. The partnership banks on the common thrust to deliver successful community-based social enterprise to benefit the urban poor.

 

Visayan Forum Foundation

Established in 1991, the Visayan Forum Foundation, Inc. (VF) is a non-profit, non-stock and tax-exempt non-government organization in the Philippines known for innovations in addressing modern-day slavery, especially human trafficking and the exploitation of domestic workers.

VF is licensed and accredited by the Department of Social Welfare and Development to provide residential care and community-based programs and services for women and children in especially difficult circumstances.

VFF currently serves as the representative of the Women’s Sector to the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking, a high-level government council tasked to develop and implement programs and policies to combat trafficking in persons, after having been duly appointed by the President of the Republic of the Philippines.