The Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc. (OBPFI) was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on May 9, 1996 by a group of incorporators who were interested in social welfare and charitable works. It is an operating Christian humanitarian aid foundation. Its main office is located at Retelco Drive, E. Rodriguez, Jr. Ave. cor. Corporal Cruz, C-5 Road Brgy., Bagong Ilog, Pasig City. The foundation has 38 regular staff, 3,000 volunteers, and 11 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to become by 2020 the premier Filipino humanitarian organization that is transforming the Philippines, Asia and the world by proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ through the strategic use of various humanitarian outreaches, such as healthcare, emergency aid, community transformation, livelihood, water and sanitation and children’s programs and outreaches. It aims further to expand disaster preparedness by training partners and setting up disaster relief mode. To sustain benefits to program beneficiaries, the foundation is building dynamic partnerships with various sectors”. The Foundation’s programs/projects now focus on the following areas: Health and Nutrition, Community Development, Youth and Family Welfare, Physical Infrastructure, Education and Training, Skills and Training, Livelihood and Disaster Relief. The geographical scope of programs includes: LUZON: Metro Manila, Northern, Central and Southern Luzon, (all provinces) VISAYAS: Western, Central and Eastern Visayas (all provinces) MINDANAO: Northern, Central, Western and Southeastern Mindanao (all provinces). ASIA: Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand (by invitation).