Case Studies

  • Philippines: Eco-Leadership and Tree Growing

    Strengthening the Participation of the Youth in Protecting the Environment through Eco-Leadership Seminar and Tree Growing Activity On October 30, 2016, the Ridge-to-Reef (R2R) Program, implemented by Mahintana Foundation through the support of Dole Philippines, Inc., organized the Eco-Leadership Seminar and Tree Growing Activity which was joined in by at least 150 youth participants. A total of 1,500 hills of assorted […]
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  • Philippines: Chairs-for-Trees Program

    Due to higher school enrollment and increased material fees in the Philippines, an estimated 20-50 percent of students were without classroom desks in 2003. To alleviate this problem, Dole Packaged Foods (Dolefil) in the Philippines joined the Chairs-for-Trees (CFT) Program. For neary a decade, Dole and the program have worked to increase the numbers of desk-and-chair sets, as well as […]
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  • Philippines: Wheelchair Donation Program

    This program has donated wheelchairs to more than 3,000 beneficiaries in the Provinces of South & North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, & Bukidnon and the cities of General Santos, Koronadal and Tacurong.  The Wheelchairs Turnover Caravan journeys from town to town to distribute wheelchairs and bring smiles to the beneficiaries. In 2016, as of April, the project has distributed 600 […]
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  • Philippines: Adopt-a-School Program

    Since 1999, Dole Philippines has been an active partner in Adopt-a-School, a program offering educational infrastructure, equipment, nutrition and empowerment The Adopt-a-School program allows business groups, non-governmental organizations and civil society associations to adopt a public school of their choice anywhere in the country. Donors, such as Stanfilco and Dolefil, provide their adopted school with the necessary support and resource […]
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  • Sri Lanka: Donating Books to Adopted Schools

    In 2010, Dole extended its partnership with The Asia Foundation to donate school books and reading material to four adopted schools in Sri Lanka. The Asia Foundation (TAF), a non-governmental organization (NGO) backed by the U.S. Agency for International Development, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United Nations Development Program and other official development assistance agencies, is “committed to the development […]
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  • Philippines: Howard Hubbard Memorial Hospital

    For over 40 years, the Howard Hubbard Memorial Hospital in Polomolok, South Cotabato has provided premium healthcare to the local community. The Howard Hubbard Memorial Hospital (HHMH) is a company-owned and managed hospital that was built by Dolefil in 1967 as a way to provide healthcare for its employees and their families. Unlike every other private tertiary hospital in the […]
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  • Philippines: Dole Asia Library Hub

    The Dole Asia Library Hub was established in Mindanao, making it the first hub launched in the island and the second one launched in the country. The Dole Asia Library Hub Project On June 7, 2005, Dole Asia formalized a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Education (DepEd) of the Republic of the Philippines in support of the Library […]
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  • Philippines: Recycling Plastic Straps

    Dole-Stanfilco is donating its used plastic straps as a way to save the environment, generate income and empower some communities in the Mindanao area of the Philippines. For the women of Barangay Magcagong, old strips are not scraps – they are an outlet for creative expression and more importantly, a source of income. In 2004, women from this Filipino community […]
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  • Philippines: Kasilak Foundation

    Dole-Stanfilco’s partnership with Kasilak has provided the Mindanao area with sustainable farming, social services and other programs that improve quality of life.   Executive Director of Kasilak Development Foundation, Inc. (KDFI), Joemil Montebon is the man behind Dole-Stanfilco’s community programs that have enhanced the quality of life for Dole employees throughout the Mindanao region for over a decade. Established in […]
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