Philippines Community Board in action

Our Philippines Community Board has donated $905,000 since 2012 to 105 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2020

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2015 to 2020

Explore our Philippines Community Board's latest projects

Helping Dorian achieve his full potential

The TELUS Manitoba Community Board is supporting Spence Neighbourhood Association’s mission to educate and empower youth living in one Canada’s most marginalized postal codes.

Empowering teens through the power of music

With the support of the TELUS Manitoba Community Board, Robb Nash is creating authentic connections with teens at risk.

Rosanna Tuason-Fores (Chair)

Vice Chairman and CEO, Hijo Resources Corporation

Rosanna Tuason Fores is the Chief Executive Officer of Hijo Resources Corporation, a pioneering agricultural conglomerate that is now successfully diversifying into tourism, port operations and logistics, real estate development, and renewable energy. She is also a founder-shareholder of Enderun Colleges Inc, a leading culinary school. Rosanna was elected President of the Tourism Congress of the Philippines in 2014, and is working to bring out the potential of tourism as a strong contributor to the country’s economic growth. Rosanna’s philanthropic efforts are channeled through the Tuason Development Foundation Inc (TDFI), where she serves as President. TDFI is a Mindanao-based foundation with programs geared towards the environment, education, and entrepreneurship; it currently runs the Davao Gulf Business Incubator, a USAID-funded program aimed at helping the rural poor of Mindanao start and manage their own businesses. Her socio-civic efforts were recently recognized by the St. Paul College of Business and Law, which awarded her with the St. Paul Signum Merit Award in 2015.

Rajiv M. Dhand (Vice Chair)

Regional Vice President APAC, TELUS International

Celina Agaton

Digital and Community Engagement Director, Social Innovation Consultant

Dr. Lourdes Carandang

Clinical psychologist

Phoebelyn Carrera

Community Board prime, TELUS International Philippines

Emmanuel Jao II

CFO, APAC, TELUS International

Reynaldo Antionio Laguda

President, Philippines Business for Social Progress

Mirei Magallona

Country Vice President, TELUS International Philippines

Maria Isabel Ongpin

Chairperson, HABI Philippine Textile Council

Warren Tait

Vice President, Brand, Marketing and Culture, TELUS International Philippines

2021 application deadlines

Please note the application deadline time on the dates listed is midnight in the local time zone.

  • February 12

  • June 11

  • September 10