Café de Negros, Filipinas

Raise the Coffee Cup in Negros Island

(Photos and story by Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga) The Laudato Si’ Environmental Center of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos (LEC) and Life and Mission Project or LAMP 38 with Colegio de San Nicolas Tolentino-Recoletos ascended to 869 meters above sea level, at the Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto (DSB), Negros Occidental, to experience firsthand the rarely known coffee

Afectados por el tifón Rai

Also to assist in the reconstruction of houses Over the next week, ARCORES Cebu will distribute 26 high-quality solar lamps to those affected by Typhoon Rai (Odette in the Philippines) on the island of Olango. Each lamp has cost Php 2,500, although the market price is Php 4,000. In addition to the distribution of these

On Christmas Eve, an expedition of Resource Handumanam, a project of ARCORES Philippines, went to the town of Ilo (Negros) to bring urgent assistance to 300 families. Each family was given a bag of bread prepared by the Augustinian nuns, five gallons of drinking water (22.7 liters) and a sack of rice. Thirteen members of

Emergency Tiphoon Rai – Aid to victims

  To contribute to the emergency aid you can do it in the following bank account: ES88 0081 0640 6800 0216 8519 contributions in Euro ES19 0081 0640 6700 7199 0313 contributions in US$, indicating “Emergency Philippines”. ARCORES Philippines has launched an emergency action for immediate assistance to those affected by Typhoon Rai. The emergency

In a solemn and profound ceremony, Thomasian administrators and faculty members blessed and dedicated the newly established Laudato Si’ Environmental Center (LEC), September 30, 2021. The event commemorates the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) “Season of Creation” and the 2021 Philippine Science Month. ARCORES International (Augustinian Recollect International Solidarity Network) supports the LEC

USJ-R Balamban, ForSOAR de Cebu and ARCORES International launch ‘Gugma ni San Jose’ (‘Love of St. Joseph’), a community pantry initiative of University of San Jose – Recoletos Balamban, ForSOAR de Cebu and ARCORES International. It was successfully launched last June 26, 2021. As ‘Gugma ni San Jose’ brings the spirit of the Year of

ARCORES International, the social arm of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, recognizes, giving “the Heart Solidarity Award”, the exemplary efforts of organizations animated by the religious communities and partners during the covid pandemic in the Philippines. The 2020 Heart Solidarity Campaign theme is “Caring for Life, Protecting Humanity”, the awardees exemplified the spirit of the

Anchored on the principle of “Kuha sa Kinahanglan, Hatag sa Masarangan” (“Take what you need, Share what you can give”), just this week, an individual started a people’s initiative called “Community Pantry”, a food cart or table with canned goods, vegetables, rice packs, etc. mounted along the streets where people can just get on what

ARCORES distributes eco-masks in Cebu

ARCORES continues with the project “Helps slow down the spread of covid-19” and has been distributing eco face masks and bath soaps in Cebu (Philippines) in coordination with the University of San José-Recoletos (USJ-R). The beneficiaries of these elements of protection and prevention of the coronavirus have been 949 inmates women and 51 people from