Womans Support Programs in Tacloban, Philippines

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Duration: 4 weeks to 3 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 2000 $ Dollars (US)

Volunteer is a rural town on Leyte in a woman's shelter. Here you can help promote female empowerment to some of the most disadvantaged and abused women in Filipino society. 

Issues such as domestic abuse, trafficking and abandonment can leave many women in the Philippines feeling isolated and despondent. Many situations are not brought to the attention of authorities; however, the women in the shelter were referred to the court and placed in the program for their safety and to receive rehabilitative services. Volunteers will assist the shelter’s social services staff to help the client develop a support system, strengthen problem-solving and coping skills, and develop livelihood skills. Things like jewelry making skills, or something to drawn an income are needed. Teaching money management, or employment skills may be needed.



  • Project length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements:Tourist Visa
  • Age Limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parent
  • Vaccinations: Typhoid and Hep A


What is Included

  • Accommodation: Host Families
  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Airport meet and greet by ABV Staff
  • Orientation: Project Overview and Orientation
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer


Not Included

  • Flights.  Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet


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