Lessons from the World Cities Summit 2012 in Singapore

Note: This guest post is written by Chrisley Ann Hinayas of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation.  Her article details the notes and observations of Ms. Evelyn Nacario-Castro, executive director of the Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. during the recent World Cities Summit 2012, and her realizations on how much planning Cebu needs to […]

PR: RAFI opens tribute exhibit for Bisaya artists

In celebration of Arts Month in February, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) launched the exhibit, entitled “Visayan Verve: A Tribute to Bisaya Artists”, which will run from Feb. 17 to March 15 at the Casa Gorordo Museum. The exhibit is initiated in partnership with the University of San Carlos-Cebuano Studies Center; Halad Museum; Alternative […]

PR: Contemporary art exhibit showcases Cebuano talents

The Contemporary Cebu art exhibit was formally opened last Jan. 4. The ribbon cutting was led by (L-R, foreground) Amaya Aboitiz, executive director of the Dolores Aboitiz Children’s Fund of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.; Cebu City Councilor Margarita Osmeña, vice-chair of the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission of Cebu City; Massimo La Magna, over-all […]

The Finalists of the 5th RAFI Triennial Awards – Today’s Unknown Heroes

Today’s unknown heroes (who selflessly dedicated themselves for the betterment of our community and our less fortunate brothers and sisters) are not the typical sword-wielding katipuneros nor the ones we see in the class of the over-publicized politicians and company CEOs. Today’s unknown and un-named heroes are ordinary individuals who do extraordinary things without any […]

eGWEN Our Cebu Program launches “Search for the eGWEN Highway”

The Cebu Provincial Government and the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) in partnership with the 52 towns and cities of Cebu will launch the “Search for the eGWEN Highway” at the Social Hall of the Cebu Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, January 25, at 10 a.m. The search is a result of the province-wide implementation of […]

RAFI holds relief & medical mission to Sambag Uno, Duljo Fatima fire victims

The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) holds a medical mission for the fire victims of Barangays Sambag Uno and Duljo Fatima, Cebu City whose properties were ravaged by a fire that hit the areas last Oct 4 and Nov. 1, respectively. Volunteer medical professionals gave fee check ups and consultations to the beneficiaries while RAFI […]

RAFI holds public exposure, post awards program for Triennials laureates

To continuously share the inspiring stories of the awardees and finalists of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) Triennial Awards to the public, RAFI conducted a public exposure and post awards engagement program in Davao last Nov. 20-23. The program was composed of the RAFI Triennial Awards Xchange Series 7, a face-to-face encounter between and […]

More than 1,500 join in walk for breast cancer awareness

More than 1,500 Cebuanos joined in the 7th annual Moonwalk: A Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness organized by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) last Oct. 23. Under a full moon, the participants walked from Cebu Business Park to Asiatown I.T. Park (AITP) where a short program was held. Moonwalk was organized in celebration of […]

Apathy considered top problem of the youth today

Members of the Aboitiz Leaders of Excellence (ALEx) of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. work together to climb the initiative wall during the group’s integration activity last Oct. 2 to 3. The successful climbing of the initiative wall signified their commitment towards responsible youth leadership and active citizenship through ALEx. Apathy or the young people’s […]

WILA Partners with RAFI to promote Cebuano literature

Do you know that that very first written Cebuano literature is Maming?  It is written by Vicente Sotto, the father of Cebuano literature. (L-R) Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, chair of the Women in Literary Arts, and Dr. Jocelyn B. Gerra, executive director of the Culture & Heritage unit of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. signed last […]

RAFI, The Walk to hold Moonwalk for breast cancer awareness

Are you aware that breast cancer kills one woman every 75 seconds and in every 29 seconds a new case is diagnosed somewhere in the world, and more than 1 million women are diagnosed with this illness every year?  And wait, men can have breast cancer too. The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) will hold […]

RAFI Partners With CEAP To Combat Global Warming

Who among us haven’t heard of Climate Change or Global Warming?  I think most of us are aware of this issue but, not surprisingly, a lot don’t really care that much.  This, is because most of us don’t see this problem as a direct threat that should be acted upon immediately.  And with this kind […]

400K Awaits Winners of the RAFI Triennial Awards

A whopping 400K in cold cash is the estimated prize for each category winner of the 5th RAFI Triennial Awards which will be announced on March 2012. During the Press Briefing for the results of nominations last 20th of August, 2010, RAFI announced that they received 262 nominations from Visayas and Mindanao for the RAFI […]