Supporting education and related programs for the empowerment
of children, youth and their communities in the Asia Pacific

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Philippines

The Foundation supports the developmental and emergency relief projects of the De La Salle Brothers in the Philippines. The Brothers arrived in Manila in 1911 from Europe to start the first Lasallian school in the Philippines.De La Salle College officially opened its doors to 125 youngsters on 16 June 1911 in a 13,000-square meter property on Nozaleda Street in Paco, Manila. By 10 July, the total number to students reached 175. Forty were boarding students, while those who took a mid-day meal on campus were termed half-boarders. Br. Blimond, a native of France, became the first head of the college.

Today, there are now 50 professed Filipino Brothers. These men continue the legacy set forth by the Founding Brothers and the mission of the Founder 300 years ago.

Philippines - Facts & Figures 

Areas we support

  • Bacolod

 

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