SMDC and CFC ANCOP Ink New Partnership
Monday, September 04, 2017
Two years after SM Foundation and CFC ANCOP Global Foundation, Inc. forged partnership in building 400 disaster-resilient homes for the super typhoon Yolanda survivors in Tacloban and barely a year after its completion and turnover in this new village now called Pope Francis CFC ANCOP Canada Community - SM Cares Village, the two organizations are back in the table in signing new partnership for the construction of another 200 houses in the province of Eastern Samar.
The Pope Francis Village in Kawayan, Tacloban City is the biggest housing project of the country’s biggest developer and is the third batch of the 1,000 houses committed by SM Foundation for Yolanda survivors.
SM Development Corporation (SMDC) and CFC ANCOP are now bringing a new housing project in Eastern Samar also intended for Yolanda survivors.
The Memorandum of Agreement was signed by Jose Mari Banzon, Executive Vice President of SM Development Corporation; Jimmy Ilagan, Chairman of CFC ANCOP Global Foundation, Inc.; Armenia Ballesteros of SMDC Business Planning and Development and Joe Tale, Chairman, Couples for Christ Global Mission Foundation, Inc. Present during the signing were Elena Horn of SM Cares and other representatives from both organizations. The MoA signing was held at the office of SMDC located at Two E-Com Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Community development programs such as values formation, livelihood training and others will also be put in place to ensure the sustainability of the project and to make change work for all the homepartners in starting their new life in this new community.
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Recent News & Events
The inauguration and blessing of The Our Lady of Banneux Multipurpose Hall in San Mateo, Rizal was held on February 5. The construction of the multipurpose hall was made possible through the partnership of CFC ANCOP USA Family, Conrad and Mila Cacho, Roger and Josie Santos and Couples for Christ. The hall is divided for Health, Educational and Multipurpose use. Present in the event are CFC ANCOP USA guests, local and international leaders of Couples for Christ and residents of the Our Lady of Banneux ANCOP Community.
In collaboration with Governor Edgar M. Chatto of Bohol Province and the Holy See Permanent Representative to the UN, Archbishop Bernadito Auza, who is also a Boholano, the CFC ANCOP USA medical mission will be in Bohol from February 8-12, 2017.
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