Peoples Recovery, Empowerment and Development Assistance Foundation, Inc.
2200 Olongapo City
Ansprechpartner: Cullen, Shay
- Sozialpolitik/behinderte Menschen
- Frauenpolitik/feministisches Projekt
Father Shay Cullen, of the Missionary Society of St. Columban, together with Alex Corpus Hermoso and Merly Ramirez, founded PREDA in Olongapo City in 1974. It helps children and youth; it promotes peace and campaigns for human rights. The PREDA Foundation is licensed and accredited by the Philippine Government. Its many services include advocacy, networking, preventive education on child abuse and HIV-AIDS and rescuing enslaved children. PREDA operates a holistic therapeutic home for sexually abused girls. Its personnel were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.
PREDA envision a just, free, peaceful and prosperous society that serves the common good, respects human rights, especially the rights of children. A society built on faith, virtue and spiritual values that overcomes poverty by the fair distribution of wealth, opportunity and resources. It restores and preserves the environment and builds up self-reliant communities through the participation of the people and respects and restores the culture of indigenous Filipinos.
The mission of PREDA is:
- To work for a system of Justice that will empower women and children and the poor and protect their rights.
- To protect the weak and the defenseless especially women and children from sexual abuse and exploitation of every kind.
- To support marginalized producers with development assistance, interest free loans, skilled training, and marketing, through Fair Trade.
For other net participants we can give an expert guidance through trained staff and establish new contacts in the field of our work.