Megaworld Corporation continues its support to Caritas Manila, Inc. The leading real-estate company donated 150,000 pesos for the social arm of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila during the company’s Christmas Party held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom last 12th of December, 2019. This donation was received by Caritas Manila Partnerships and Events Program Officer Ms. Rye Zotomayor, and Restorative Justice Program Officer Mr. Gabriel G. Salamat.
This donation serves to help Caritas Manila’s Restorative Justice Program which is primarily concerned on helping detained persons, as well as their family and community, and further help meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs for the year 2030, particularly in its principles of Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Since 2010, Caritas Manila has been supported by Megaworld as one of its donees. Megaworld foundation supports 12 of the 17 United Nations’ SDGs, and among these is the Restorative Justice program.
“…Restorative justice will help preserve the innate dignity of the person.” Caritas Manila Executive Director Fr. Anton CT Pascual said in his editorial, pointing out the importance of Restorative Justice in individuals.
Caritas Manila’s Restorative Justice Program provides paralegal services to assert the implementation of a better justice system for those who have been incarcerated with or without due process, better solutions in handling cases and caring for the imprisoned as well as its victims.
The program also preserves the life and dignity of every human individual, reaching out to the victim’s families and individuals involved through values formation, counseling, and livelihood and income generating projects, and after-care that points toward healing, rehabilitation and restoration of these victims and persons involved.
For more information about Caritas Manila’s Restorative Justice Program, as well as their other campaigns and advocacies, you may visit their website at www.caritasmanila.org.ph. You may also contact their Restorative Justice Program Department through 8562-0020 to 25 loc 111, and email them at [email protected]
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