About

WHO WE ARE

The D’Aboville Foundation and Demo Farm, Inc. is a French-Filipino non-profit, non- government organization established in 2004 to work with the indigenous Mangyans, environment, and eco-cultural tourism in the Island of Mindoro in the Philippines.

The Foundation has four principal platforms of action:

  1. alleviation of poverty and the preservation of the cultural heritage of the Mangyan indigenous people
  2. the protection of the environment and biodiversity;
  3. development of sustainable agriculture and organic farming practices;
  4. uplifting of the community through responsible tourism and eco-friendly development.

OUR MISSION

The Foundation works towards the provision of education and livelihood opportunities for the Mangyans, the preservation of indigenous culture, conservation of nature, sustainable development, and eco-cultural tourism in the Island of Mindoro in the Philippines.

OUR VISION

The unique natural and cultural heritage of the Island of Mindoro is preserved for future generations and the livelihood of its people is enhanced.

OUR GOALS

  • To protect, preserve, and develop the environment and to increase the awareness of its importance;

  • To protect and preserve endangered species;

  • To protect and preserve the indigenous culture and heritage of Philippine tribes namely the Mangyan tribes of Mindoro;

  • To provide free education to indigent and deserving members of the community;

  • To provide rural development and electrification,

  • To promote the Bay of Puerto Galera and the Island of Mindoro, and

  • To develop and promote Philippine tourism through Music and Arts.

How we work

Program map

Team

BOARD MEMBERS

HUBERT D’ABOVILLE

President and Executive Director

ARACELI D’ABOVILLE

Board Member

OLIVIA D’ABOVILLE

Board Member

EMMANUEL D’ABOVILLE

Board Member

EMMANUEL SCHUTZ

Program Manager

JUAN ROMEO NEREUS ACOSTA

Board Member

ILLAC DIAZ

Board Member

EFREN T. VELASCO

Board Member

STAFF

ROSEANN CASTRO

Chief Financial Officer

MA. CRISTINA ESPINUEVA

Secretary-General

ZENAIDA FLORES

Board Member

JACKIE M. BELMONTE JR

FIeld Technical Assistant

OMEL N. SUNGALOM

FIeld Technical Assistant

EXPERTS & CONSULTANTS

CHRISTIAN A. ROSALES

Social sciences Expert

OUR PARTNERS