Water and

Sanitation

Operation Blessing sponsors the drilling of wells in underserved communities. It also sets up mobile water purifier units in disaster-stricken areas so that affected residents will have clean drinking water.

The program also facilitates the following:

Didith with water container; DR Porac Water Distribution

construction of toilets in remote villages and impoverished public schools

health and sanitation education

FROM THE FIELD

Rebuilding the Walls, Rebuilding the City

Even churches are not spared as Typhoon Rolly ravages the island province of Catanduanes. Almost all church buildings are either totally destroyed or significantly damaged by the strong wind and torrential rains brought by super typhoon Rolly, November last year. “We...

16 families receive new houses at Operation Blessing’s Community of Hope in Tacloban City

PALANOG, TACLOBAN CITY — Another 16 families were granted free houses at Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines’ (OB) Community of Hope (COH) in Palanog, Tacloban City, completing the first 100 families living inside OB’s first permanent shelter project. With a new...

PinoyItForward to help Operation Blessing’s Community of Hope-Busai Valley

In time for the 5th year of Super Typhoon Yolanda’s commemoration and the 3rd Anniversary of Operation Blessing’s Community of Hope in Palanog, Tacloban City, Impact Generation Consultancy Team (IGen) is initiating a campaign that will medley the generosity of the...

Surpassing the Real Challenge

Water is a basic need for all people—it has to be free and accessible. This is actually sixth out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. In fact, unsafe water combined with poor sanitation is said to be the second killer of children (Rodriguez,...

A Story of Triumph: Water Well in a School

Lack of adequate water and sanitation facilities inside schools affect children’s education—and worse, even claiming their lives (UN, 2010). Improving water and sanitation is crucial in children’s development. Burdened by the desire to provide clean and safe drinking...

Water Without Borders

Fenced Wells In her 30 years in Macabaclay, Nueva Ecija, Desiree Valdez relied on nearby private wells to provide water for her family. These wells were fenced by the private owners. As Desiree describes it in vernacular, “The owners fence the wells at sunset so fetch...

A Well of Hope

The day is sunny in Brgy Olivete, Bongabon, Nueva Ecija and the well is ready for turnover. People are there to witness the new milestone in their village. Grannies were sitting in front of the well platform, excited for the ceremony. Nanay Rosa said: “Since 1960 when...

There’s More Than The Free House

Life is always full of surprises -- sometimes it makes you cry, other times it makes you celebrate. Four years ago, in just a day, Super Typhoon Yolanda (Int'l name: Haiyan) left Rolando, 58, and Artemia's, 52, family homeless. They took shelter at the nearby school...

Edwin’s Family Received Something More Than The Free House

Regina's dream is simple - she just wants a happy and contented family while living in their own comfortable house. But she realized it was not as easy as she thought it would be. Regina is a housewife, while Edwin works as a tricycle driver and an on-call painter....

A More Comfortable Sleep for Analyn’s Family

In a small house near the sea, Analyn Longcop, 29, was alone in protecting her two young children when Super Typhoon Yolanda came. The next morning, phone signals were damaged and her husband Arby was left in Manila without any information about their situation. Days...

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In many places, drinking a sip of water can be extremely hazardous – even deadly. Operation Blessing works with partners to provide communities access to clean and safe drinking water.