Each year the Asia Society Asia 21 Fellows select and present the Asia Society Asia 21 Public Service Award to acknowledge projects and organizations which benefit underprivileged social and economic groups, communities, and the public in the Asia-Pacific region. Roots of Health was the 2011 recipient of this award. The Award consists of prize money and the active support of the Asia 21 Fellows class in providing Roots of Health with access to the Fellows’ network for program development.


Barclays Capital is a socially responsible organisation, actively involved in providing both financial and volunteering support to charities on a global basis. The firm believes in responsibility, initiative and partnership. Barclays Capital has been a repeat funder for our community programing since 2010.programming.


Created by the global advocacy organization, Women Deliver, Catapult is a digital hub driving donations to organizations working to improve the lives of girls and women because investing in girls and women strengthens families, communities and nations.


puerto-sealWe have been working in communities in Puerto Princesa City since 2009 and have a Memorandum of Agreement with the City. We work closely with the City Health Office to ensure that our services are complementary to theirs. We meet regularly with our city counterparts and submit our client data to the city each month so that they can be included in the city’s monthly reports.



deped-logoWe have been endorsed by the Puerto Princesa and Palawan offices of the Department of Education and have their full cooperation and backing in scheduling our classes in local high schools. Each year we teach thousands of students across Palawan about reproductive health and puberty as well as Financial Literacy and the basics of Tuberculosis.


Global Fund for Women plays a leading role in advancing women’s rights by making grants that support and strengthen women’s groups around the world. They mobilize and redistribute resources that enable women to develop creative solutions to local, regional, and transnational challenges. This grant has allowed Roots of Health to maintain our services to our communities and expand our college program.


Global Together LogoGlobal Together is a Korean Non-Profit that has partnered with Roots of Health to improve maternal health in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. As partners they are funding reproductive health and community health advocate programs in six communities within the city.


Google Grants empowers nonprofit organizations, through in-kind AdWords™ advertising, to promote their missions and initiatives on As a member of the program, Roots of Health is not charged a transaction fee for donations made through Google Checkout. The grant has also allowed Roots of Health to advertise using Google platforms to reach a wider audience.



The Korea International Cooperation Agency is the Korean Government’s foreign development agency. KOICA has committed to improving the maternal health index in Palawan and is partnering with Roots of Health to improve maternal health in six of the most resource poor communities in Puerto Princesa City.