About Us

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:

  • alleviation of poverty and the preservation of the cultural heritage of the Mangyan indigenous people

  • the protection of the environment and biodiversity;

  • development of sustainable agriculture and organic farming practices;

  • 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 :

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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 responsible tourism in the Philippine.

How we work

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Program map

Board Members

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Hubert d'Aboville

President and Executive Director

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Ara d'Aboville

Board Member

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Olivia d'Aboville

Board Member

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Emmanuel d'Aboville

Board Member / Communications

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Aidan Hilker

Board Member

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Juan Romeo Nereus Acosta

Board Member

Team

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Jonard Salazar

Chief Financial Officer

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Zenaida Flores

Accounting

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Emmanuel Schutz

Program Director

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Fernando Garcia Gil

Conservation Research Officer

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Ronet Santos

Program Assistant / Community Officer

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Jacky Belmonte

Field Officer

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Juanita 'nina" Saet

Community Outreach Officer

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Panio Novelozo

Taobuid Liaison Officer

Partners

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