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

Program map

Board Members

Hubert d'Aboville

President and Executive Director

Ara d'Aboville

Board Member

Olivia d'Aboville

Board Member

Emmanuel d'Aboville

Board Member / Communications

Emmanuel Schutz

Board Member / Program Manager

Juan Romeo Nereus Acosta

Board Member

Efren Velasco

Board Member

Christian Rosales

Social Science Expert

Team

Jonard Salazar

Chief Financial Officer

Ma. Christina Espinueva

Secretary

Zenaida Flores

Accounting

Jacky Belmonte

Field Officer

Fernando Garcia Gil

Tamaraw Conservation Officer

Ronet Santos

Program Assistant / Community Officer

Partners

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