The CI-Philippines, Inc. was initially registered as CI Philippines Housing Foundation, Inc., a non-stock, non-profit humanitarian organization registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 3, 2003 to provide good quality of life to poor but deserving families through improved housing and good environment condition. On January 12, 2010, the name CI-Philippines Housing Foundation was amended and changed to CI-Philippines as it will no longer be implementing housing program. It is funded by Children International, a global charitable NGO based in Kansas City, U.S.A. Through CI-Philippines, Children International was able to respond to the needs of its Sponsorship Operating Agencies (SOA) in the Philippines by providing appropriate gifts-in-kind to sponsored children and families as well as expand partnership with other organizations in responding to the educational and health needs of poor communities. Its main office is located at B10, L19 Skylark St., Zabarte Subdivision, Kaligayahan, Quezon City. The foundation has 5 regular staff, and 5 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was first certified for 5 years on June 21, 2007 and which ended on June 20, 2012. First Renewal was certified for 5 years on August 14, 2012 and which ended on July 25, 2017.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “CIPI envisions that every child graduates from its program as a healthy, educated, self-reliant adult with the ability and drive to break free from poverty while improving their own communities; to compliment Children International’s mission to help children in the Philippines alleviate the burdens of poverty by providing support to educational and health needs of schools through Gift-In-Kind; and to donate products that respond to the needs of the beneficiaries”. The Foundation’s programs focused on the following areas: a) TOMS One for One Program (brand new shoes distribution); 2) Literacy Program; 3) Hygiene and Sanitation Support; and 4) MAPS Medical Supplies Support (from MAPS International). Geographical scope of programs is nationwide.