Culion Foundation, Inc.

Culion Foundation, Inc. (CFI) is a non-stock, non profit organization that aims to improve the quality of life of Filipinos through programs in public health and community development.

Health

Providing patient-centered interventions to individuals affected by communicable diseases.

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Environment

Championing environmental sustainability through restoration and education.

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Community Development

Empowering communities for sustainable development and brighter futures.

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About us

Culion Foundation, Inc.

Culion Foundation, Inc. (CFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Filipinos through public health and community development programs. With a focus on sustainable solutions, we collaborate with local governments, medical professionals, and allied organizations to address pressing health issues and empower communities. Upholding values of integrity and compassion, CFI strives to leave a lasting positive impact on the well-being and prosperity of the nation. Join us on this transformative journey as we work together to shape a brighter and more inclusive future for all.

Our Mission

To help build the country’s capacity to deal with various challenges to human development, primarily the prevention and control of communicable diseases and other health problems.

FR. JAVIER OLAZABAL Y MENDOZA, SJ

Founder of Culion Foundation Inc.

Fr. Javier Olazabal fulfilled his dream of serving Culion’s leprosy patients, dedicating his life until his death in 1988.

DON JOSE MA. SORIANO, SR.

Founder of Culion Foundation Inc.

An advocate for Culion’s Hansenites, inspired by his philanthropic father, pioneered welfare assistance and held various esteemed business positions.

FR. JAVIER OLAZABAL Y MENDOZA, SJ

Founder of Culion Foundation Inc.

Fr. Javier Olazabal fulfilled his dream of serving Culion’s leprosy patients, dedicating his life until his death in 1988.

DON JOSE MA. SORIANO, SR.

Founder of Culion Foundation Inc.

An advocate for Culion’s Hansenites, inspired by his philanthropic father, pioneered welfare assistance and held various esteemed business positions.

Empowering Communities in Eliminating Tuberculosis

CFI implements TB in the Workplace Project

Culion Foundation, Inc. partnered with the Quezon City Health Department and Samahan ng mga Manggagawa at Manininda ng Kamuning (SaMMPalKa) to launch the Tuberculosis (TB) in the Workplace Project. With this partnership, the group was able to empower their representatives through a capacity-building workshop, formulate their own TB workplace policy, and conduct lectures and information dissemination campaigns to educate and raise awareness about TB.

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Culion Foundation, Inc. impacts Filipino lives through ACF
The Culion Foundation, Inc. is one of the players helping combat the TB epidemic. It continually strengthens its engagement with the DOH, LGUs, development partners, and the community to ensure that services such as active case finding are delivered to the underserved and vulnerable members of the community. Through the ACF project, CFI aims to make TB screening available and accessible, especially to those at-risk groups who have no financial capability to avail of chest X-rays (CXR).

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The Partnership of Culion Foundation, Inc. and the Municipality of Magdalena
A Testimonial from Philippine Councilors League Laguna member Mary Grace Reodica

CFI had the privilege of witnessing the firsthand cooperation of a dedicated councilor of Laguna in delivering a transformative impact of free TB screening. The initiative from Magdalena Councilor Mary Grace Reodica has played a crucial role in preventing and controlling the spread of infectious disease within the municipality of Magdalena and amplifying it to the whole province of Laguna.

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47th Founding Anniversary
Celebrating its Past and Sustaining Gains Towards Universal Health Care for All Filipinos

On June 9, 2023, the Culion Foundation, Inc. (CFI) celebrated its 47th Founding Anniversary with the theme “CFI: Stronger @ 47, Celebrating Our Roots.” The event marked a momentous occasion to reflect on CFI’s profound impact over the past four decades. President Mr. Alberto Lim highlighted CFI’s vision of Universal Healthcare, striving for equitable access to quality care for all Filipinos. Mr. Eugenio Caccam echoed the commitment to create a society where health is a human right, transcending mere ideals. CFI’s journey exemplifies resilience and innovation, uniting the staff to address health, environmental, and community challenges together. The anniversary celebration invigorated the team to march forward, reinforcing CFI’s unwavering dedication to its founding principles. As CFI steps into the future, it stands tall as a beacon of hope, promising a brighter and healthier future for the Filipino people, leaving a lasting legacy of care and empowerment for generations to come.

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Empowering Communities in Eliminating Tuberculosis


CFI implements TB in the Workplace Project

Culion Foundation, Inc. partnered with the Quezon City Health Department and Samahan ng mga Manggagawa at Manininda ng Kamuning (SaMMPalKa) to launch the Tuberculosis (TB) in the Workplace Project. With this partnership, the group was able to empower their representatives through a capacity-building workshop, formulate their own TB workplace policy, and conduct lectures and information dissemination campaigns to educate and raise awareness about TB.

Read More

Culion Foundation, Inc. impacts Filipino lives through ACF


The Culion Foundation, Inc. is one of the players helping combat the TB epidemic. It continually strengthens its engagement with the DOH, LGUs, development partners, and the community to ensure that services such as active case finding are delivered to the underserved and vulnerable members of the community. Through the ACF project, CFI aims to make TB screening available and accessible, especially to those at-risk groups who have no financial capability to avail of chest X-rays (CXR).

Read More

The Partnership of Culion Foundation, Inc. and the Municipality of Magdalena

A Testimonial from Philippine Councilors League Laguna member Mary Grace Reodica

CFI had the privilege of witnessing the firsthand cooperation of a dedicated councilor of Laguna in delivering a transformative impact of free TB screening. The initiative from Magdalena Councilor Mary Grace Reodica has played a crucial role in preventing and controlling the spread of infectious disease within the municipality of Magdalena and amplifying it to the whole province of Laguna.

Read More

47th Founding Anniversary
Celebrating its Past and Sustaining Gains Towards Universal Health Care for All Filipinos

On June 9, 2023, the Culion Foundation, Inc. (CFI) celebrated its 47th Founding Anniversary with the theme “CFI: Stronger @ 47, Celebrating Our Roots.” The event marked a momentous occasion to reflect on CFI’s profound impact over the past four decades. President Mr. Alberto Lim highlighted CFI’s vision of Universal Healthcare, striving for equitable access to quality care for all Filipinos. Mr. Eugenio Caccam echoed the commitment to create a society where health is a human right, transcending mere ideals. CFI’s journey exemplifies resilience and innovation, uniting the staff to address health, environmental, and community challenges together. The anniversary celebration invigorated the team to march forward, reinforcing CFI’s unwavering dedication to its founding principles. As CFI steps into the future, it stands tall as a beacon of hope, promising a brighter and healthier future for the Filipino people, leaving a lasting legacy of care and empowerment for generations to come.

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Certification and Accreditation

Culion Foundation, Inc. TB ACF Team Receives Service Award for Outstanding Contributions in Tuberculosis Active Case Finding in the Municipality of Cavinti, Laguna.

On the 4th of August 2023 at the 9th Sambalilo Festival, the Culion Foundation, Inc. TB ACF Team has been a recipient of a service award for their exceptional efforts and significant contributions as partners of the local government unit in providing free TB screening. This recognition highlights their unwavering commitment to combatting TB and improving public health outcomes.

Recent Projects

CFI MPAs cop major awards in 9th Para El Mar MPA Awards and Recognition 2023

Oct 7, 2023 | GForest, Mangrove

Congratulations to CFI Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in Coron and the Calamianes Islands…

In celebration of the first Pista ng Kalikasan in Palawan: Culion Foundation Inc. in partnership with its LGU conducted the GForest Mangrove Planting activity in Culion, Palawan

Sep 25, 2023 | Environment, GForest, Mangrove, News

Twenty (20) GForest beneficiaries from the sector of women and fisherfolks planted a…

Bridging the Gap in TB Detection: CFI’s 3-Day Active Case Finding in Tanay

Jul 22, 2023 | Blog, Project

Introduction: Culion Foundation, Inc. (CFI) made significant strides in tuberculosis…

We Have Experience

High-risk individuals screened for TB

MSMEs engaged for the installation of TB program

Individuals screened and found positive for leprosy

Mothers and children supplemented with Vitamin A

Small businesses supported

Eco-warriors capacitated

Mangroves planted

International partners

National partners

CSOs/NGOs