It’s been more than nine years since a devastating tropical cyclone known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ondoy made landfall, causing US$1.09 billion in damages, 747 fatalities, and severely affecting the lives of 4.9 million people. The September 2009 storm was the most devastating typhoon to hit Manila since 1970.
Nearly 10 years later, survivors are still struggling to rebuild their lives. EO Philippines members are determined to help one particular community that was devastated by the natural disaster. Their story is an example of social entrepreneurship at its best.