|About||Davao Jubilee Center is a charitable rehabilitation facility in Davao, Mindanao, Philippines which provides various rehabilitation and treatment services for disabled people in Mindanao.|
What is Davao Jubilee Foundation?
Davao Jubilee is being operated by the "Davao Jubilee Foundation, Inc. It is a non-stock, non-profit charitable organization designed to help persons with disabilities in the Philippines. Its programs are focused on provision of physical rehabilitation
Our programs includes the following ;
1. Manufacture of artificial legs and orthosis, physio therapy, customization of wheelchairs,
2. cataract surgery
3. hearing testing and hearing aid fitting
4. community-based rehabilitation training for parents and stakeholders, referral network, medical missions
Davao Jubilee is a long-time partner of CBM of Germany, The International Committee of the Red Cross , NORFIL/ Liliane Fonds
Davao Jubilee Center (DJC) was set up in 1986 by CFARD Inc., a Manila-based NGO. It began as a sheltered vocational training workshop in handicrafts for paraplegic persons. Christoffel Blindenmission (CBM) provided principal funding.
In 1990, in order to serve more people, DJC embarked on a Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Program, beginning in Barangay Catalunan Grande then expanding in other barangays in Talomo District. The CBR program involve home-based care and rehab for disabled children and adults, with a special programmes (i.e. eyework and prosthesis making), mobilizing the people and resources in the community, all geared towards a more wholistic rehabilitation for persons with disabilities.
The Prosthesis Workshop opened at DJC in 1993, in partnership with Handicap International. Thru Cataract Foundation of CBM supported Eye screenings and cataract surgeries also. As DJC actively participated in local networks, linkages with other GOs and NGOs were tapped for support and referral.
With these developments, Davao Jubilee Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (DJFRD), Inc. was organized in 1995. The founding leaders are Christian volunteers who have been helping CFARD supervise the project, and are com