Mary, Mother of Yolanda Victims

    Let us remember the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in our prayers, the thousands who died and the many who are recovering. We are encouraging you to offer a prayer on this day in memory of the Victims of Typhoon Yolanda. This a Marian Prayer by Pope Francis:   “We celebrate in you the great works of God, who never tires of lowering himself in mercy over humanity, afflicted by evil and wounded by sin, to heal and to save it.   Accept Continue reading →

Implementation of Programs

a. Campaign + Info Campaign for Donors – publication of News Magazine, booklets & Letters of Acknowledgment for donors, and social media updates. + Status: Streamlining of Requisition Processes, Financial & Liquidation Reports, and consistent implementation of Solidarity Targets. b. Environmental Sustainability Education c. Livelihood Programs(Post Yolanda Recovery)         Br. Jaazeal Jakosalem, OAR Chair Reports

Blessing of HEARTchapel in Tiglawigan, Cadiz City The Christian community of Purok Balhinbalhin, Brgy. Tiglawigan, Cadiz City led by Fr. Noi Buenacosa, the parish priest; gathered to inaugurate and bless the community chapel damaged by Typhoon Yolanda last May 27, 2014. Fr. Fidel Hernandez, OAR and Rev. Ulysses Feliciano, OAR of the Province of St. Augustine were the guest of honor. Fr. Fidel blessed and re-dedicated the newly built chapel, he also delivered a message in behalf of his parishioners of Mary Star of the Continue reading →

Hope of Easter in Mambacayao Island

Few months ago, together with a network of solidarity NGOs called ASIN (Alternative Solidarity Initiative Network) we visited the island of Mambacayao (dako) island, in Bantayan, Cebu to assess and afford rehabilitation response. We saw the plight of the community and individual families. We tried to document their stories of poverty and struggles, all of them are helpless. Typhoon Haiyan’s (Yolanda) devastation on the island community was ruthless, almost destroyed the only homes they have. Even after more than hundred days in the aftermath of Continue reading →

Caravan of Solidarity

The Commission on Social and Ecological Concerns – Recoletos of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno organized the “Caravan of Solidarity” as a way of continuous response for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in Tacloban from March 9-10, 2014.                 The organizers distributed 750 relief packs (educational supplies, food, t-shirt and slippers) to the 750 elementary and high school students of Holy Trinity College in Alang-alang, Leyte and St. Therese Educational Foundation of Tacloban, Inc. in Tacloban City.                 Fr. Miguel M. Miro, OAR, Prior Continue reading →

Discoveries along Yolanda Trail

Climate Change is real “The sea water is eating up the shoreline in a fast pace” said Fr. Aron Buenacosa, parish priest of St. John the Baptist Parish Pandanan, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Just within this year, more than a meter of the area’s shoreline sand is lost. Climate change experts predicted a sea level rise in every five year period, but not as really felt along the fishing community of Sagay City.Climate change is real, it can be felt all around the country, truly real Continue reading →


HEARTsolar: solar energy set for the residents and Typhoon Yolanda victims in Mambakayaw island, Bantayan, Cebu.  


St. James the Greater Parish – Old Sagay Parish Priest: Fr. Erwin Magnanao Sto. Niño Chapel, Brgy. Taba-ao Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel, Banquerohan                                                                         Barangay Pasil, E.B. Magalona HEARThaus Beneficiary: Leonardo & Lanilyn Tagalog                                      Continue reading →