Philippines

Computer class with the Nightingales medical Trust elderly
March 2014 | Philippines
On March 18, 2014 19 staff from the Bangalore Service Centre visited Jobs 60+ -- a project run by the Nightingales Medical Trust -- to educate & coach senior citizens on computer and internet usage. As the team arrived, they were greeted by the members of the institute were keen to explore the internet & learn how to navigate the world wide web. more

Born to Be – ArtEd Sessions with Childhope Philippines
March 2014 | Philippines
In partnership with the University of the Philippines, Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) in Manila started the quarter with two ArtEd sessions for children from Childhope Philippines (CHAP). ArtEd is an offshoot programme of Appreciating Art in Deutsche Bank, fully devoted to teaching different forms of art to street children. This is in line with the bank’s belief that art is important in inspiring innovation, strengthening employees’ connection to the Bank’s values, and ultimately, in driving culture not only within its employee base but also within the society where it operates. more

Four AkarakA scholars graduate from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Philippines
February 2014 | Philippines
Another batch of AkarakA scholars received their diplomas at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde commencement exercise on February 22, 2014. Among the graduates at the Philippine International Convention Centre were four AkarakA scholars: Kristen Joy Atregenio, Dominic Medado III, Mariefe Picid, and Jhoanna Kate Sanchez. They celebrated their accomplishment with pride and satisfaction, having succeededdespite facing numerous challenges. In Dominic’s case, he had to put his education on hold for a year due to his family’s finances. Proud families watched the graduates marched onstage, with Mariefe Picid marking the moment with a fist pump. more

Deutsche Knowledge Services holds ‘Excellence in Art’ Awards
February 2014 | Philippines
As part of its 'Appreciating Art in Deutsche Bank' programme and 'Art Inspires' project, Deutsche Bank Philippines and Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS), a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, announced the 2013 winners of the ‘Excellence in Art’ Awards on February 7. more

Gift of education for 300 urban poor children and youths in Manila
December 2013 | Philippines
In Barangay areas assisted by Families and Children for Empowerment and Development Foundation (FCED), more than half of the 6,351 households are below the poverty level and families' incomes are insufficient to support basic needs. more

International award-winning producer and DJ tyDi visits DKS Rock-ed
October 2013 | Philippines
Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) Rock-ed finished 2013 on a high note with a visit from international award-winning producer and DJ Tyson Illingworth, aka DJ tyDi. The Australian artist was in Manila to perform at the World Trade Centre and generously gave up his Saturday to take part in the Rock-ed programme. more

BMSC – Living up to their promise
December 2013 | Philippines
Following the successful visit to Tahanan Sta Luisa in October, employees from Business Management Support Centre (BMSC) staff in Philippines kept their promise to the children and went back to share the joy and blessings of the yuletide season on December 7. more

FISOS team-building activity makes a difference to the lives of girls in Holy family Home
November 2013 | Philippines
The early morning of November 16 found the Fixed Income and Securities Operations Services (FISOS) team in Philippines getting ready for a team building event. This time, it was not only just a fostering event, but an activity that the team planned as a way of giving back and paying it forward. The team would be spending the day with the girls from the girls from the Holy Family Home. more

BMSC volunteers teach girls at Tahanan Sta. Luisa, Philippines to make jewelry
October 2013 | Philippines
It was a stormy Saturday morning on October 12, but nothing could hinder the spirit of the Business Management Support Centre (BMSC) volunteers who visited Tahanan Sta. Luisa in Philippines. The weather might be gloomy but the welcoming smiles of the girls were enough to brighten the day. more

Jollibee Children's Party with children from ChildHope Asia Philippines
September 2013 | Philippines
In Manila, four September birthday celebrants from the Operations Group of Deutsche Regis Partners, Inc. invited 40 children and spearheaded a Jollibee Children’s Party on September 28, 2013, held at the Jollibee Restaurant with ‘Jollitown’ as the Party Theme. The children took pleasure in the games that were recommended by the organisation. Their excitement was heightened with the presence of the mascot ‘Jollibee’ throughout the games and the usual dance number. While the children were enjoying the party food, Ms. Mylene Lagman, Resource Mobilization Officer of ChildHope, awarded Certificates of Appreciation to the celebrants. more

Joss Stone visits Deutsche's Rock-ed programme in Philippines
March 2013 | Philippines
Celebrity soul singer, songwriter and actress Jocelyn Eve Stoker, or Joss Stone as she is popularly known, visited DKS Rock-ed, a community programme sponsored by Deutsche Bank and run by staff from Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) Philippines. Rock-ed (short for Rock education) provides street children in and around Manila the opportunity to appreciate and learn about music. more

Christmas at Deutsche – Christmas charity bazaars and flea market
December 2012 | Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines
In November, the Christmas bazaars in Singapore and Hong Kong, two significant Deutsche Bank hubs in Asia, saw employees taking time off from their busy schedules to man booths selling fair trade goods made by Deutsche Bank-supported local charities as well as others across Asia, including Cambodia, Thailand, India and Philippines. Most of the products such as handbags, decorative items and fashion accessories, were made from recycled materials such as ring pull tabs, rolled magazine paper, bangles, and fabrics. The sale proceeds were donated to the participating charities to continue the Bank's work in supporting their causes. more

Volunteers bring cheers to abandoned children
November 2012 | Philippines
Now in their second year of outreach initiatives, some 24 volunteers from the Global Business Services (GBS) Financial Control team in Philippines recently visited a centre ran by Virlanie Foundation Inc. which cares for abandoned, neglected, orphaned, and physically abused children. more

DKS volunteers comfort abandoned senior citizens
November 2012 | Philippines
In celebration of Grandparents Day, a total of 48 DKS Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) volunteers braved the heavy downpour late September to bring comfort and cheer to more than 50 abandoned and neglected senior people staying at the Hospicio de San Jose. more

GRC Team Participates in Real Life Foundation's Feeding Programme
October 2012 | Philippines
On October 20, Kapasigan Pasig was filled with laughter and playfulness. During that day, volunteers from the Group Risk Control (GRC) team of the Financial Reporting Workstream reached out to local children by assisting with the feeding programme run by Real Life Foundation, and organising activities for the children. Real Life Foundation’s focus is to assist underprivileged but highly competent youth with their schooling up until college. more

Quiz Night for a Cause
September 2012 | Philippines
Who says having fun should just be about spending? Or that fundraising events are boring? Not when DKS raises funds for charity, for sure. more

Deutsche Bank offers immediate relief to flood-affected victims
August 2012 | Philippines
The severe flooding that inundated the Philippines' main island of Luzon the week of August 6 wrought damage and devastation on a massive scale, affecting over three million people in 36 cities and 167 municipalities in 16 provinces. more

Deutsche Knowledge Services’ Sportsfest brings joy to Virlanie children
April 2012 | Philippines
As part of Deutsche Knowledge Services' (DKS) CSR initiatives, David Keen, Chief Executive Officer of DKS joined the volunteers on April 21 at a sports festival organised by DKS CSR Committee and dubbed “Palarong Pambatang Pinoy!” for some 40 children under the auspices of Virlanie Foundation. more

Deutsche Bank sponsors construction of schools in Manila
May 2012 | Philippines
In May 2012, corporate volunteers from Philippines visited the Tanza Elementary School in Navotas City, a fishing village located in Metro Manila. The volunteers, together with the students, painted a mural for the school. The mural depicts children caring for the environment and highlights the impact of climate change. more

Deutsche Knowledge Services donates refurbished laptops to charity
March 2012 | Philippines
Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) donated some 20 pre-owned refurbished laptops to Resources for the Blind (RBI), one of Deutsche Bank’s many supported charities, for use by its scholars. more

Deutsche Bank commits to the tenth school building project in Philippines
February 2012 | Philippines
Deutsche Bank Manila recently committed to funding the construction of a two-storey four-classroom school building in Tanza, Navotas City, a fishing village located in Metro Manila. more

Reaching out, touching lives
December 2011 | Philippines
Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS), for the fourth consecutive year, hosted a fun-filled year-end event on December 2011 at the Big Red Barn in Frontera Verde, Pasig City for more than a hundred underprivileged children. more

Philippines Flood Relief efforts
December 2011 | Philippines
Typhoon Washi hit southern Mindanao Island and surrounding areas in Philippines in December 2011, killing more than a thousand and displacing hundreds of thousands more. Deutsche Bank has contributed to the flood relief efforts. more

Deutsche Knowledge Services holds its second annual Tiangge
November 2011 | Philippines
In yet another act of solidarity, employees of the Professional Service Centre (PSC) Manila bonded anew to generate more funds in support of the company’s charity project which is the Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) Scholarship Opportunity Programme. more

Supporting the Philippines Red Cross art show and volunteer run
November 2011 | Philippines
Deutsche Bank Manila recently donated Php 480,000 (EUR 8,000) to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. more

DKS volunteers cheer impoverished children of Payatas
October 2011 | Philippines
On a bright Sunday afternoon, volunteers from Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) in Manila trooped to Payatas in Quezon City, the largest dumpsite in Manila, to spend a fun-filled memorable weekend with the pre-schoolers of the Cashew Tree Learning Centre, the only school in the area. more

Deutsche Bank gives back to the community in Philippines
September 2011 | Philippines
Deutsche Bank regards corporate social responsibility (CSR) as an investment in society and in its own future. Founded in 2003, the Deutsche Bank Asia Foundation (DBAF) is Deutsche Bank’s corporate citizenship programme in Asia. Through the foundation, the Bank is well placed to ensure the sustainable development of the communities in which it conducts business and address broader issues of poverty, education and health in Asia by working with NGOs, foundations, governments and community leaders across Asia. more

Passing on the Passion - Breakfast performance with children from Rock-Ed in Manila
July 2011 | Philippines
Working in partnership with Childhope Asia, a non-profit organization that works with vulnerable children, Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) in Manila, Philippines initiated the Rock-Ed (short for rock education) programme in 2009 as an opportunity for vulnerable children living on the streets to appreciate and learn about music. Every Saturday, different groups of 15 to 20 DKS staff volunteers meet 30 street children for a four-hour music session where the children are offered a meal and coached on how to play instruments such as the acoustic guitar, keyboard, drums and mentored in vocal and dance choreography. more

Deutsche Bank presents computers and scholarships to underprivileged students
May 2011 | Philippines
Deutsche Bank Manila donated eight computers to underprivileged children in Manila at a distribution ceremony held on 9 May 2011 organized by the Families and Children for Empowerment and Development Foundation (FCED), a non-profit organization that facilitates leadership development, empowerment, organizational development and social services among street children and the urban poor in the areas of Paco and Pandacan. more

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