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Habitat for Humanity Philippines Advocates for Comprehensive Housing Solutions at 2nd Socialized Housing Summit

In a compelling narrative at the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit, Ms. Marilyn Estrellado of Habitat for Humanity Philippines shared insights into the transformative work of her organization in addressing the critical housing needs across the nation. Held at Ateneo de Manila University on March 18-19, 2024, and organized by ACSent and SEDPI, the summit served […]

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Dean Roberto Galang Ushers in Collaborative Efforts at Socialized Housing Summit

Ateneo de Manila University warmly welcomed delegates to the pivotal 2nd Socialized Housing Summit with open arms and open minds, as Dean Roberto Galang set the stage for a collaborative discourse on tackling the Philippines’ housing crisis.  Dean Galang acknowledged the gravity of the situation, noting the distressing shortfall in socialized housing units—the demand being […]

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Xavier University’s Pioneering Approach to Disaster-Resilient Communities: The Xavier Ecoville Story

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines – In the aftermath of the devastating Tropical Storm Sendong in 2011, which took hundreds of lives and left thousands homeless in Cagayan de Oro, a beacon of hope and innovation emerged through the efforts of Xavier University and its community. Engr. Dexter S. Lo, during the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit, […]

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Is Housing the Next Frontier in Microfinance? SEDPI’s Vision for Accessible and Sustainable Housing Solutions

In a recent address at the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit, Vince Rapisura, a pivotal figure in microfinance and social entrepreneurship, presented a compelling case for integrating affordable housing solutions into microfinance. His presentation, rooted in a deep understanding of the challenges faced by low-income Filipinos, offered a fresh perspective on addressing poverty through sustainable housing. […]

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ASA Philippines Foundation Showcases Impactful Home Financing Solutions at the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit

ASA Philippines Foundation, one of the giant microfinance institutions in the Philippines, presented its innovative Home Financing program at the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit, showcasing its contributions to addressing the housing needs of low-income communities. The summit, organized by the Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship (ACSent) and Social Enterprise Development Partnerships Inc. (SEDPI) on March […]

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Addressing the Housing Affordability Crisis: Insights from Dr. Marife M. Ballesteros at the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit

In an enlightening presentation at the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit, Dr. Marife M. Ballesteros of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) delved into the pressing issue of housing affordability in the Philippines. Her analysis shed light on the multifaceted challenges of providing adequate housing for all income groups, particularly the low-income and impoverished segments […]

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Summit Concludes with Strategic Blueprint for Housing Crisis Resolution

As the 2nd socialized housing summit hosted by ACSent and SEDPI at Ateneo de Manila University drew to a close, Vince Rapisura provided key takeaways and actionable steps toward addressing the Philippines’ housing backlog. Emphasizing the commitment of Senator Risa Hontiveros to champion housing issues in her legislative agenda, Rapisura outlined a strategic approach to […]

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Empowering Urban Poor: The Imperative Integration of People’s Plans in 4PH Housing Program

In a compelling presentation at the 2nd socialized housing summit, Buboy Magahis highlighted the pressing need for incorporating people’s plans into the Philippines’ Pambansang Pabahay para sa Pilipino (4PH) program, advocating for a more inclusive and sustainable approach to address the nation’s housing crisis. Hosted by ACSent and SEDPI at Ateneo de Manila University, the […]

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Pag-IBIG’s Response to the Deep Socialized Housing Shortage: GLAD Program and Countryside Housing Initiatives

At the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit held at the Ateneo de Manila University, Pag-IBIG’s Chief Executive Officer, Marilene Acosta, highlighted the drastic drop in socialized housing production for 2023 and outlined the institution’s strategic initiatives to address this pressing concern. Acosta reported a distressing figure, revealing that in 2023, the production of socialized housing units […]

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OSHDP Advocates for Robust Partnerships and Data-Driven Strategies in Socialized Housing

At the 2nd Socialized Housing Summit, held at the Ateneo de Manila University on March 18-19, 2024, Engr. Marcelino Mendoza of the Organization of Socialized and Economic Housing Developers of the Philippines Inc. (OSHDP) provided an in-depth look at the vital role mass housing developers play in addressing the country’s urgent housing needs. Organized by […]

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