About Consuelo Zobel Alger
Born in the Philippines in 1914, Consuelo Zobel Alger grew up in a prominent Manila family whose ancestry dates back some 400 years to theSpanish conquistador Ponce de Leon. Consuelo married a young Americanofficer, James Dyce Alger, who was stationed in the Philippines. He retiredand resettled in Hawaii with Consuelo where he died in 1986.In an act of extraordinary grace, Consuelo Zobel Alger created theFoundation in 1988 to improve the lives and living conditions of disadvantaged children, women and families throughout the Philippines andHawaii.Consuelo passed on November 29, 1990 though her memory lives onforever through the legacy of good works perpetuated by her establishmentand endowment of Consuelo Foundation.
“My mission will begin after my death. I will spend my heaven doing good
ABOUT CONSUELO FOUNDATION
Established as a private operating foundation under U.S. laws, Consuelo Foundation operates programs
which are focused on prevention and treatment of sexual abuse and exploitation. Its vision is to “renew
hope for those who have lost it and give hope to t
hose who never had it.”Consuelo desired to serve “the most needy or the poorest of the poor for it is those who have no hope.”
Consuelo Foundation Programs
Early Childhood Care and Development
OUR HEALTHY START PROGRAM addresses early childhood care and development for high risk
families with children ages 0 to 5 years old. It’s anchored on the belief that nurturing children and
providing them with positive stimulation will prevent child abuse and neglect.Parenting education is provided through homevisits and sessions that empower parents to learn whatyoung children need to grow healthy and well. Various other services are provided to the parents and their community to ensure a caring and safe environment for their children.
Youth and Empowerment
In its efforts to help neglected, abused, and exploited children,
OUR LIFE SKILLS FOR CHILDREN AT RISK PROGRAM helps teens from poor families improve their senseof self-worth and protect themselves from neglect and abuse. It provides them access to life skills