Family Care partner: Rise Above Foundation, Cebu Philippines
Rise Above Foundation Cebu project managers Flemming and Elisabet Hansen
Among its programs for women, Rise Above Foundation Cebu pioneered a Micro Enterprise for women in the Cebu area. Women in the local community make handbags, which are marketed for sale both locally and in Europe.
Another micro business enterprise is small businesses whereby the beneficiaries create greeting cards from recycled paper.
Through their training and participation in the program, women have the opportunity to provide their families a better future. While their children are attended to at the Family Care Center through Rise Above’s Sponsorship for Education program, mothers are able to earn money so that they can afford to send their children to school. Read more