Foundation Outreach International Philippines

PHI2014-01: Scholarship Program


Donor Opportunity:

The Philippines is a diverse nation of consisting of more than 7,000 islands in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean with nearly 98 million persons, many of them young. FOI is pleased to support select scholarships for needy students with a desire and aptitude to further their education but do not have the financial means to do so.

Funding Goal: $5000


Project Location: The Philippines
Dates of Project: Yearlong
Nature of Project:

The Philippines is a country with a high birth rate and growing population with a significant portion of the population below the age of 25. The rate of growth of the population is outpacing the rate of employment opportunities so the competition for good jobs is great. A young person with a low standard of education is destined to join a significant portion of the population living below the poverty level.

Education is the only means of breaking out of poverty and even a good education is no guarantee of getting a good job, but without an education poverty definitely is assured.

Foundation Outreach International Board members have over a decade of experience with selecting candidates and providing scholarships for needy students in the Philippines.

Our effort is currently quite modest, seeking to provide approximately 5-10 scholarships, each of which helps to fund a student’s expenses for one year of their secondary or post-secondary education

Scholarship candidates are currently vetted by David Baker, a longtime counselor and youth camp director working in the Philippines.

Our effort is currently quite modest, seeking to provide at least 10 $500 scholarships, each of which funds a student’s entire secondary education.

Scholarship candidates are currently vetted by David Baker, a longtime counselor and youth camp director working in the Philippines.