The Marawi siege started almost a month ago and is still being resolved as of today. Hoping to liberate Marawi on Independence Day last week, airstrikes continue to happen as ISIS sympathizers Maute Group and the AFP has not come down to a resolution. With Mindanao still under Martial Law, people who evacuated Marawi City are now dying from severe dehydration and in dire need of help.
Here we list down non-government organizations that need support and donations as they help people in Marawi overcome their battle.
1. TALA PH
TALA PH is a group that aims to help women and children in times of war. The group, formed by journalist Jamela Alindogan together with her friends Nikki Luna and Ella Mage, is accepting donations such as milk powder, diaper, blankets, mats for sleeping, rice, noodles, Sky flakes, Quaker oat cookies, etc. For more information, visit and contact their Facebook page.
2. Philippine Red Cross
The Philippine Red Cross, the local branch of the international organization, accepts donations in cash or in kind. You may drop your donations at 37 EDSA Cor. Boni Ave., Mandaluyong City Mandaluyong.
Account name: PHILIPPINE RED CROSS
BPI Peso Account: 499-100-3652
Metrobank Peso Account: 151-7-15152434-2
Metrobank Dollar Account: 151-2-15100218-2
BDO Peso Account: 00-453-0190938
BDO Dollar Account: 10-453-0039482
3. Tulong Kabataan
Tulong Kabataan is a relief and rehabilitation network that helps victims of calamities and other natural disasters. They are accepting food donations such as canned goods, bottled water and ready-to-eat food. For non-food items, they are accepting hijabs, blankets, sanitary pads, medicines, first aid kit, toiletries and clothes. For more information about their drop off points, visit their Facebook page.
4. Save the Children
Save the Children is a non-profit organization that tends to the needs of children worldwide. They are offering education for the children of Marawi by making a monthly or one time donation. The donations will be allotted for school supplies and building spaces where the kids can learn. Visit their website for more information.
atin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership
Kaya Natin, together with the office of the Vice President, is in need of donations to help the displaced families in Marawi. Donations such as food packs, hygiene kits, medicines and batteries are welcome. Here are the account details for cash donations:
BPI Account Name: KN Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership Inc.
Account Number: 3081-1163-84
6. Teach Peace Build Peace Movement
Teach Peace Build Peace Movement (TPBPM) is a non-profit organization that develops Filipino children become peace builders. The organization is open for donates for their HOPE and CARE kits to be distributed to the kids affected by the war in Marawi. Donations such as stuffed toys, art supplies, hygiene kits are welcome. You may visit their Facebook page for drop off locations. For cash donations you may refer to the following:
Account Number: 000040837270
Account Name: Teach Peace Build Peace Movement Inc.
Branch: SM Makati
7. Caritas Manila, Inc
Caritas Manila, the archdiocese of Manila’s social arms, is asking for prayers as well as donations for the people of Marawi. You may donate hygiene items, water, blankets and relief goods (HALAL). Donations may be dropped off at Caritas Manila Inc., 2002 Jesus Street, Pandacan, Manila, Philippines. Here are the details for cash donations:
Account Name: CARITAS MANILA, INC.
For Peso Accounts:
BPI Account Number: 3063-5357-01 (Swift Code: BOPIPHMM)
PNB Account Number: 10-856-660002-5 (Swift Code: PNBMPHMM)
8. Ateneo de Naga University (SSG)
The Ateneo de Naga University Supreme Student Government (ADNU-SSG) is calling for donations for those affected by the war in Marawi. Donations such as HALAL Food, canned goods, bottled water are welcome. For non-food items, hijab, blankets, medicine, sanitary napkins, first aid kits, toiletries and clothes are needed. For more information, you may contact Bianca Melanie Medenilla Montero at 0977 200 2536 and Adnu-Ssg Kasurog at 0927 517 3369.