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Benguet farmers complete SM Foundation’s modern agri training

Fueled to keep farming alive, young farmers from Benguet complete SM Foundation’s Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program, and join the Market Tour at SM City Baguio’s SM Supermarket to learn more about marketing techniques. SM Foundation continues to empower local communities through its Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture program, strengthening … Continued

Medical mission paves preventive healthcare promotion in Bulacan, Batangas, Quezon City

An elderly patient avails of free medical services at SM City Marilao’s SM Foundation medical mission. Social good initiatives like medical mission’s uplift populations who put healthcare last and prioritze more immediate concerns like securing food and shelter. These missions bring essential healthcare services directly to vulnerable populations to alleviate immediate health concerns and promote … Continued

They’ve got it all: SM Foundation shapes real-world ready scholars

SM scholars and alumni gathered for a fun and learning-filled day in SM City Cebu. The SM Foundation, the social good arm of the SM Group, is continuously propelling its scholarship program to new heights, equipping their scholars with the skills and experiences necessary to thrive in the professional arena. To cultivate well-rounded and successful … Continued

From upcycling to creating a cycle of social good

Get to know SM Group’s The Tarp Project A customer at SM Aura purchases an upcycled bag made through the SM Green Finds x Zarah Juan’s collab, “The Tarp Project”. Proceeds from the project will be donated to SM Foundation’s innovation programs in education and health. The SM Store and Filipino artisanal fashion brand Zarah … Continued

Davao, GenSan SM Scholars: Off to a great start, ready for the real world

The SM Foundation, the social good arm of the SM Group, is continuously amplifying its scholarship program to boost the career readiness of its scholars.  To cultivate well-adjusted and successful graduates, the foundation, in partnership with SM Retail and SM Supermalls, organized a general assembly at SM Lanang for SM Scholars from Davao and General … Continued

A scholar’s resilience forged by social good

With a few years left in college, SM Scholar Cyra looks back at her path, seeing it as one defined by personal growth. College taught her humbling lessons about independence, responsibility, and persevering past setbacks.  The pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, but its impact on education may be one of the … Continued

New knowledge, new tomorrow in agriculture

More than 90 farmers in Davao, Cebu complete SM Foundation’s modern agri-training KSK graduates from Brgy. Nueva Fuerza, Tagum City The SM Foundation continues its mission of empowering Filipino farmers by bringing modern agricultural practices to rural and urban communities across the country through the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program.  Recently, 98 … Continued

SM Foundation, DSWD Region XI to strengthen partnership for disaster relief

SM Group, through SM Foundation and SM Supermalls, activated the OPTE at Brgy. Pagsabangan, Tagum City, providing about 1,000 Kalinga Packs to families affected by flood. SM Foundation and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office in Region XI recently held a ceremonial MOA signing to strengthen their partnership in providing assistance … Continued

SM Foundation mobilizes relief opps after fire hits Manila communities

SM City Manila and volunteers from Manila City LGU converage as they distribute Kalinga Packs through SM Foundation’s Operation Tulong Express (OPTE) A massive fire tore through the low-income communities of Parola and Isla Puting Bato in Tondo, Manila, leaving an estimated 1,000 families homeless after their homes were gutted by the blaze.  In the … Continued

Investing in tomorrow: SM Group elevates Scholarship Program with holistic approach

The SM Foundation, the social good arm of the SM Group, is ramping up its scholarship program by prioritizing a well-rounded student experience for its scholars.  This renewed focus goes beyond financial aid, aiming to nurture well-adjusted and successful graduates. The foundation, in partnership with SM Retail and SM Supermalls, recently held a general assembly … Continued

Pages for progress: SM Foundation, Phoenix Publishing House collaborate for social good

SM Foundation and Phoenix Publishing House team up for ‘Page for Progress.’ Joining the turnover ceremony are (from left) Phoenix SVP Juan Carlos Sibal, SM Foundation (SMFI) Executive Director for Education Carmen Linda Atayde, Phoenix President Pilar Fatima Sibal-Balbin, Phoenix Board of Directors Chair Alegria Sibal-Limjoco, SMFI Executive Director Debbie Sy, and SMFI SAVP for … Continued

Forward thinking farmers: How two farmers embraced modern techniques

Jayson and Juanito proudly showcase a selection of produce at the SM City Clark’s Weekend Market. While modern agricultural techniques boost yields for some, there remains a number of Filipino farmers who struggle to keep pace. These experienced hands find themselves falling behind in a market demanding higher production, clinging to familiar yet often inefficient … Continued

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