Awards for Women in Rural Education Launched
Multinational Foundation, Inc, (MFI) launches today, the Filipina Achievers in Rural Education Award (FLORA) which recognizes the outstanding contribution of Filipino women in rural education.
This award is given in memory of Erlinda K. Ilusorio, mother of Ramon K. Ilusorio, Founder of MIB Capital Corporation, benefactor of Multinational Foundation, Inc. and a staunch advocate of countryside development and rural education. Multinational Group established in March 1972 to provide pioneering and innovative financial services in the country. Today, MIB Capital Corporation and the Corporate Partnership for Management in Business through their philanthropic arm, Multinational Foundation, Inc. (MFI), seek to be a driving force in the formation of social capital among individuals and institutions to promote equitable and sustainable growth and development especially in marginalized sectors of society.
Through FLORA, MFI aims to emphasize the importance of effective and innovative approaches to bring quality education in rural communities. For its inaugural year, FLORA is open to Filipino women, at least 18 years of age, whose areas of concentration of initiatives are in Luzon.
FLORA is jointly presented by Multinational Foundation, Inc. and TOWNS Foundation, Inc., which have run The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service (TOWNS) awards since 1974.
Individuals or organizations may nominate any Filipina deemed qualified for the award. Mechanics and nomination forms will be available soon through floraph.com, facebook.com/florawardph, and twitter.com/florawardph.
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the FLORA symbol
The FLORA logo symbolizes the dedication, purity, and competence of a Filipina in achieving her dreams for her country. Looking upwards to the sky, the Filipina trusts in the Divine Providence to guide her in her commitment to support countryside development through effective and innovative approaches to rural education. The Philippine flower or “sampaguita” in her hair stands for her devotion to her native roots, her source of inspiration as she leads her fellow Filipinos towards a better life. The royal blue depicts the color of MIB Capital Corporation, The Corporate Partnership for Management in Business, and its philanthropic arm, Multinational Foundation, Inc. (MFI).
FLORA is jointly presented by Multinational Foundation, Inc. and The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service (TOWNS) Foundation, Inc.