Rising from the Rubble – How the “Community of Hope” Sparks ‘Hope’ to its Livelihood Beneficiaries

Rising from the Rubble – How the “Community of Hope” Sparks ‘Hope’ to its Livelihood Beneficiaries

5 years after the strongest typhoon to ever hit the country brought devastation to Tacloban, you might be wondering how the Yolanda survivors have rebuilt their lives. To help the disaster-stricken start anew, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, has granted free permanent shelters to a hundred families in Palanog, Tacloban – the Community of Hope (COH). […]

Operation Blessing Reached Out to the Dumagat Tribe in Sierra Madre

Operation Blessing Reached Out to the Dumagat Tribe in Sierra Madre

There’s no mountain too high, no trails too difficult that can stop Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc. (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, from blessing and serving the Dumagat families settling in the Sierra Madre Mountain Range. OB team conquered the 4-hour trek of harsh terrain and steep mountain slope to conduct an outreach mission to Sitios Quinao and Kabuhuan in […]

Nutrition comes to Rhein in Batangas through Operation Blessing

Nutrition comes to Rhein in Batangas through Operation Blessing

Thin, sickly, and underweight. This has been the condition of the little girl Rhein, who weighs only 10 kg at the age of 5. Being the youngest among the 5 children of the single mother, Leni (33 years old), she seems to be the one showing signs of inactivity. Rhein’s mother supports her and her siblings by working as a […]

Volunteers Connect – Honoring Operation Blessing’s Partners in Service and Missions

Volunteers Connect – Honoring Operation Blessing’s Partners in Service and Missions

PASIG CITY – CBN Asia humanitarian Arm, Operation Blessing Foundation, Inc. (OB) expressed its thanks to the volunteers for their time and services through Volunteers Connect on February 23, 2019. A day dedicated to honor all people and organizations who partnered and supported OB’s mission. Aspiring volunteers also came to meet and bond with the OB staff and shared stories […]

Operation Blessing Provided Medical Help in Payatas

Operation Blessing Provided Medical Help in Payatas

PAYATAS, QUEZON CITY – CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), gave assistance to the people in Payatas, Quezon City through medical, dental, and optical missions last January 28-29, 2019. Aside from free medical consultations, medicines, vitamins, and reading glasses were given. And the people did not leave the place without getting to know the saving love of […]

16 Families in Tacloban Welcomed 2019 in their New Homes

16 Families in Tacloban Welcomed 2019 in their New Homes

PALANOG, TACLOBAN CITY — With a new home and renewed hope, 16 Yolanda-survivor families welcomed 2019 in their new houses at the Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines’ (OB) Community of Hope (COH). This completed the 1st 100 houses of OB’s 1st permanent housing project in partnership with Hilti Foundation (Base Bahay). The families underwent a series of social preparation meetings that […]

Francis Libiran partners with Operation Blessing to Bring Hope and Cheers to Military Kids

Francis Libiran partners with Operation Blessing to Bring Hope and Cheers to Military Kids

Renowned fashion designer Francis Libiran celebrated his birthday by bringing hope and cheers to the children of Philippine Navy sailors and marines last December 8 at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City in partnership with CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines. “I know that the call for service usually takes the parents away from the children, so I wanted to […]

Operation Blessing Surprised the Students in Camalig, Albay

Operation Blessing Surprised the Students in Camalig, Albay

CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing (OB), surprised the students of Anoling Elementary School with meals, school supplies, and film showing on November 28, in partnership with the Shining Light Foundation, Inc. Delicious breakfast meals were served to the kids while notebooks, pad papers, ball pens, and loom bands were distributed to them. They participated in different activities and games, […]

Mr Pure Energy Gary V Partners with CBN Asia in Sharing Love to his Kababayans

Mr Pure Energy Gary V Partners with CBN Asia in Sharing Love to his Kababayans

CAMALIG, ALBAY – Mr. Pure Energy, Gary Valenciano reached out to his kababayans in November 29, 2018 through a series of medical, dental, optical missions, and wheelchair distribution in partnership with CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm – Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc. (OB), and the Shining Light Foundation, Inc. Gary V went up close and personal to the beneficiaries, visiting them […]

OB Disaster Response Team Distributed Relief Packs to Ompong Victims in Cagayan Valley

OB Disaster Response Team Distributed Relief Packs to Ompong Victims in Cagayan Valley

CAGAYAN VALLEY – CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing (OB) Disaster Response (DR) Team provided relief packs to families who were severely affected by Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) on September 17, 2018. This is in partnership with the local government offices (LGUs), local churches, and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). They received relief goods, rice, solar lamps, […]

Operation Blessing Provided Wheelchairs in Antipolo

Operation Blessing Provided Wheelchairs in Antipolo

ANTIPOLO CITY – CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing (OB), provided wheelchairs to physically challenged individuals from different barangays on August 24, 2018. This is in association with the Free Wheelchair Mission, Indoplas, local government unit (LGU), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and church partners. For the first time, the mass distribution of wheelchairs was reformed to home […]

Coping from the Trauma of the Wicked Monsoon

Coping from the Trauma of the Wicked Monsoon

29-year-old Manilyn Canete, with her 1-year-old and 4-month-old children, is one of the survivors who were able to reach the evacuation center after the water from the overflowing river suddenly raged through her home due to the monsoon. Her husband was at work, as a garbage collector, while she and their children were at home when the catastrophe happened. Thinking […]

Operation Blessing Distributed Relief Goods in San Mateo, Rizal

Operation Blessing Distributed Relief Goods in San Mateo, Rizal

SAN MATEO, RIZAL – CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing (OB) Disaster Response (DR) Team, distributed relief goods to families who were badly affected by the recent monsoon rains in barangays Maly and Ampid Dos on August 15, 2018. Families were given one pack each of goods, consisting of 6 kg rice grains, 6 canned goods, 6 packs instant noodles, […]

Helping Hands Come When Faith and Food are Needed Most

Helping Hands Come When Faith and Food are Needed Most

During the catastrophic habagat rains caused by the recent typhoons, Delia and Manding Cura anticipated the flood to rise, but they didn’t imagine that it would, at mid-noon. As 62-year old Delia stayed inside the house, her husband and others helped in packing solid earth fill inside sacks piling it to keep the flood-waters away from their area. They just […]

In Times of Disaster, Would you not Want to be Rescued and Cared For?

In Times of Disaster, Would you not Want to be Rescued and Cared For?

Flood waters surrounded Mercy’s house. And in every passing second, its depth increases. “The rice fields are all submerged,” Mercy Arcega, 57 described, in vernacular, how the situation in their area looked like during the outpouring of the typhoon. As much as they wanted to go out and seek refuge somewhere else, they couldn’t. “The waves are as big as […]