Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV) was founded in 2004, as is located in Tacloban City, Philippines. The organization is dedicated to establishing sustainable development projects and social welfare programs in and around Tacloban City. All projects are divided into three distinct categories: Community, Child Sponsorship, and Volunteer Programs. From building homes and schools, to providing educational scholarships to low-income university students, to developing supplementary feeding programs for undernourished toddlers, to medical missions, VFV’s volunteers and local staff supply a range of services to the communities they serve.
All projects are put forth by VFV through three well-established programs:
1. Community Program- Focused on Community Development, Nutrition, Supporting Schools, Construction, and Livelihood projects.
2. Child Sponsorship Program- Focused on Matching Local School Children with International Sponsors who Proivde Annual Sponsorship so Children can Receive: medical check ups, monthly groceries, schools fees, supplies, and uniforms, and daily feedings.
3. Volunteer Program- Focused on Placement of International Volunteers at Local Organizations and Schools, Government Agencies, Rural Health Clinics, and VFV’s very own Community Centers.
The GoAbroad Foundation has helped support a range of VFV Projects, including: