Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation, Inc.
A society where technology and development systems exist in harmony with nature and serves as foundation of growth and sustainable development where people share and live in abundance and happiness and where there is peace, freedom and equity.
In its pursuit to achieve this, AIDFI is guided by the following development principles: gender equality and equity; women empowerment and participation, good governance in project implementation, sustainable development and fair trade, human rights, total human development.
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For almost two (2) decades, AIDFI has mastered the ram pump technology and has served/installed not only in the Philippines but also in other countries like Afghanistan, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Colombia, Peru, Costa Rica and France. The Foundation has also garnered prestigious awards like the Ashden Award in 2007, BBC World Challenge 2010, Energy Globe Award in 2008, Ramon Magsaysay Awardee 2011, a Laureate of the Ramon Aboitiz Award in 2012, DoE First Green Award, Energy Institute Award 2010, Fr. Neri Satur Award, recognized twice by the Clinton Global Initiative and recently won the RELX Group Environmental Challenge in 2015.
To date the foundation has provided water to more than 250,000 beneficiaries in over a thousand villages.