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World Vision in Asia: Philippines​

Located 800 kilometres off the coast of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines is an independent island nation. More than 7,100 volcanic islands make up this tropical country that also experiences an average of 19 typhoons a year.

See the communities World Vision works with in the Philippines:

1. Iloilo Go to Communtiy page 2. Camarines
Sur
 Go to Communtiy page
3. Aklan Go to Communtiy page 4. Misamis
Oriental
 Go to Communtiy page
 
5. South Cebu
West
 Go to Communtiy page
6. South
Cotabato
 Go to Communtiy page
7.Saranggani Go to Communtiy page 8.Albay Go to Communtiy page  

 

9.Sorsogon Go to Communtiy page
Phillipines National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income 
Average
Household Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Philippines 18/1000 72 Years 92% $18,637 92% 95% 115,830 107,668,231


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Country Challenges Geography & People
  • 30% of Filipinos live below the poverty line
  • Over 7% of the workforce is unemployed
  • The Philippines experiences an average of 19 typhoons a year
  • About 5 million children in the country are illiterate

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