Quezon City –Financial Wealth Expert and Host of Usapang Pera Vince Rapisura signed a contract with SAFER Foundation last February 19, 2019 to become its first official goodwill ambassador. Also present during the event are SAFER Board member Benedict Balderama (Executive Director, PHILSSA), Executive Committee Members Roselle Rasay (Executive Director, CODE-NGO) and Kevin Lee (Convenor, HRC).
As a DRRM and development practitioner, Vince expressed his support to SAFER and how it targets to help vulnerable communities affected by disasters. He aims to educate the general public in becoming responsible donors and active agents of change in times of crisis.
SAFER Foundation is the first local joint humanitarian initiative in the Philippines. SAFER was founded by the Philippines’ largest NGO networks to raise money for the isolated and most vulnerable communities that are affected during disasters and emergency situations which are NASSA/Caritas Philippines, the HRC and CODE-NGO.
Vince Rapisura established Social Enterprise Development Partnerships, Inc. (SEDPI), a social enterprise that provides financial literacy trainings to low-income OFWs in 15 countries worldwide. He is also a microfinance and social entrepreneurship professor at the Ateneo de Manila University for the past 15 years.