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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
In 1970, Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco established the AY Foundation, Inc. as the social development arm of the Yuchengco Group of Companies. Its main thrusts are in education, national discipline and community service, as well as public health and welfare.
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- Scholarship Programs
Since 1970, more than 7,200 educational grants have been awarded by AYF to street children, indigent students belonging to cultural minority groups as well as deserving but financially needy dependents of YGC employees.
- National Discipline
The National Discipline Awards aim to give recognition to graduating high school students who consistently exemplify the virtue of discipline in school and in the community.
- Medical and Surgical Mission
The AYF provides poor Filipinos in far-flung communities with access to quality medical services.
More than 6,000 major and minor surgical procedures benefiting indigent patients in remote communities have been performed for free. In addition, 55,000 poor Filipinos were provided with free medical and dental consultations and medicines.
- Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Awards
Inspired by 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the AYF in partnership with the Manila Jaycees established the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Award in 1983. The award is given to outstanding individuals who have dedicated their lives in the service of the "poorest of the poor."
- CYCLE (Championing the Youth for Community LEadership) Program
A leadership training and values formation program that instills a keen sense of social responsibility among the National Discipline Awardees through volunteer work in depressed communities.
Since 2001, over 200 students were given a chance to go through this three-level leadership program.