The success of Shontoug Foundation’s endeavors rely heavily on the initiative of the community beneficiaries and the commitment of individuals and groups like you who share the vision and the drive to make dreams a reality.
Feel free to contact us should you wish to initiate a community-based project or program in Benguet or Ifugao, Philippines.
Cordillera Network of Development NGOs (CORDNET)
Close to 150 Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Peoples’ Organizations (POs) unified to form the Cordillera Network of NGOs and POs (CORDNET) in 1998 to harness the multi-ethnicity nature of the Cordillera Region. From then on, CORDNET has successfully infused a development paradigm that utilizes cultural diversity and eco-efficient production systems.
The shared vision of its 5 member-provincial networks, i.e. KAPPIA Network in Abra, Benguet Network, Ifugao Network, Mt. Province Network and Kalinga Network, keeps CORDNET a pro-active and culture-sensitive coalition. It has worked actively with other stakeholders towards the sustainable development of the Cordillera Region. CORDNET promotes crafting of development models that are suited to the unique and multicultural landscape of the Region. It has recently committed to contribute in the reshaping of social architecture of governing relationship through the piloting and testing of a model on Localized Anti-Poverty Project designed by CODE-NGO.
The Neighborhood Early Childhood Care and Development Program (NECCDP) is funded by Jollibee Foundation. The target period of partnership with the funding agency is three years and it will end by 2012. There are six NECCDP Centers being assisted which are located in five barangays of Kapangan
Philippine Misereor Partners-Northern Luzon Cluster
In 2010, 23 business plans formulated through the Neighborhood Early Childhood Care and Development Program (NECCDP) were targeted to be funded by the Philippine Misereor Partners-Northern Luzon Cluster through loan assistance.
Peace Corps Volunteers
In 2010, the linkage with Peace Corps Volunteers resulted in the procurement of three shredders for composting and building materials for the green house. This project falls under Sustainable Agriculture (SA).
In 1972, the Good Shepherd Social Center (GSSC) was renamed as Shontoug Foundation upon its affiliation with the Christian Children’s Fund (CCF).
In 1968, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) accredited the Good Shepherd Social Center (GSSC) as an organization that focused on helping the children and youth of Baguio City. GSSC became Shontoug Center four years later.
Key Representatives as of 2010
Marlon Baso, Ph.D.
Municipal Social Welfare Office