In the coastal areas of the Philippines, extreme weather events have caused extraordinary levels of devastation, threatening the safety and food security of many families.
Aloma lost her home during Typhoon Santi and her family experienced financial hardship.
With support from people like you, Aloma was able to turn her life around and forge a brighter future for her family.
She joined the Integrated Community Development Program, supported by Caritas Australia and its local partner organisation, Socio Pastoral Action Center Foundation Inc. (SPACFI).
Through the program, Aloma gained a range of skills including bookkeeping, managing logistics, and understanding ecology, environmental conservation and disaster risk reduction. She is now a community leader, using her new knowledge and skills to help others in her village.
Your generous donation today can help to empower women like Aloma with the skills to take control of their future and forge a path out of poverty.
women currently live on less than $1.90 a day.
of the world's working poor are women
women are expected to be pushed further into poverty because of COVID-19
of countries have at least one law that discriminates against women
Entrepreneurship and business management training
Bookkeeping and financial literacy classes
Disaster Risk Reduction training
Domestic violence shelters and emergency accommodation
Transform lives today
Women like Aloma in the Philippines are leading the way in helping their communities to overcome the challenges of recurring natural disasters and poverty.
Your generous support today can help empower women with the skills to overcome poverty and to create lasting change in their communities.