2. Shelter and Livelihood Improvement Project
Every year, the poor suffer homelessness due to natural disasters and poverty. After the fury of the most devastating typhoon that hit the country in November of 2013, millions of houses, schools, and livelihood facilities were damaged and destroyed. The municipality of Kalibo, Aklan was among those severely affected by the disaster leaving thousands of families homeless and suffering from the effects of the typhoon.
Kalibo has over 74,000 people and more than 10,000 families have been affected and displaced by Typhoon Haiyan. HOPE worldwide Philippines has been extending help in the province of Aklan since December 2013 by providing emergency relief supplies and educating children and communities through Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). HYC volunteers will be asked to bring essential carpentry tools to repair and improve the houses of the Ati (Indigenous People in the province) and the fishing boats of the fishermen.