HSBC's Future First, an advocacy for children
Future First is HSBC's advocacy program which was launched in the Philippines back in 2007. It aims to help street children, children in care, and orphans by providing education, healthcare, counselling, and shelter. Future First has reached 35,000 Filipino children since.
Future First has provided support to local NGOs (Non-Government Organizations), such as SOS Children's Villages, The Philippine Christian Foundation, HOPE Worldwide Philippines, Young Focus for Educational Research and Development Assistance Foundation, SALINLAHI Alliance for Children's Concerns, and Educational Research and Development Assistance Foundation (ERDA).
- SOS Children's Village Lipa - US$50,000
- SOS Children's Village Manila - US$ 22,668
- Childhope Asia Philippines - US$26,008
I think it's great that big companies are trying to give back to society. The least I can do is spread the word. :)
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