Ilog Kinderhome established in 1979 as Ilog Baptist Church response to the issues of children who are at risk in the town of Ilog and its nearby municipalities. It evolved into Ilog Kinderhome Foundation, Inc. (IKFI). It was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on April 4, 2002 by a group of incorporators who wanted to facilitate meaningful change and development to underprivileged families and depressed communities through the implementation of programs in education, health, Christian education, environment and other socio-economic programs and services. Ilog Kinderhome is an operating organization. It operates in Ilog, Negros Occidental and nearby municipalities. Its main office is located at M.H. del Pilar St., Brgy. 2, Ilog, Negros Occidental. The Foundation has 8 regular staff, 3 project- based staff, 9 volunteers and 11 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was first certified for one (1) year on December 23, 2004 and which ended on December 22, 2005. First Renewal was certified for 5 years on September 15, 2008 and which ended on September 14, 2013. Second Renewal was certified for 3 years on April 1, 2015 and which will end on February 18, 2018.
Its purposes among others, are, “Children are holistically developed whose rights are recognized, promoted, and protected; to continue to instill Christian values and empower communities to be responsible in sustaining the quality of life of children and young people; to ensure protection and welfare of the children; and to continuously improve the organizational capacity to be able to respond to the changes of the external environment.” The foundation’s programs focused on the following areas: (1) Child Survival and Development Programme (Health and Nutrition Service; Education Projects, Services and Activities); (2) Child Protection and Participation Programme; (3) Family Development (Livelihood Development, Family Planning, and Responsible Parenthood); (4) Community Development Programme (Self Help Group Approach (SHeG), Situation Oriented Approach to Early Childhood Education (SOAECE), Specialized Parenting Enhancement Sessions, Participatory Rapid Appraisal, and Volunteers Development). Geographical area of coverage: Ilog, Negros Occidental and nearby towns.