About the Organization

Bidlisiw Foundation, Inc. was established in March 1989 as a social development non-government agency that operates in Region 6 and Region 7. It was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 15, 1989.

Started by 8 women together with InterAide, a French NGO, they gave the name “Bidlisiw” an old Visayan term for rays of the rising sun which symbolizes hope. Only in 1994 up to present when Bidlisiw became a Filipino-managed NGO.

Bidlisiw’s development work focuses on helping the poor families, particularly the informal settlers and families with children in need of special protection. This is in coordination with Local Government Units, concerned government agencies, other non-government organizations and target groups/communities for wider impact and support. With trained and committed staff and workers it has implemented and successfully completed various programs/projects on healing, recovery and reintegration as well as health, education, technical-vocational training and livelihood. Bidlisiw maintains activity and learning centers in the target communities where area-based activities are held for cost-efficiency and accessibility to target participants/groups.

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Rebuilding Hope

Bidlisiw continues to stand still despite the loss and damages brought by the fire incident last November 22, 2022 at Brgy. Looc, Mandaue City, Philippines.

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Rebuilding Hope

Bidlisiw continues to stand still despite the loss and damages brought by the fire incident last November 22, 2022 at Brgy. Looc, Mandaue City, Philippines.

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The Foundation was founded by Philippe Guichandut, a representative of InterAide, a French agency. It was started by 8 women together with InterAide, a French NGO; they gave the name “Bidlisiw” an old visayan term for rays of the rising sun which symbolizes hope. Only in 1994 up to present when Bidlisiw became a Filipino-managed NGO.