The Philippines has an estimated population of ninety seven million people living on two thousand of the seven thousand islands that make up the nations land area. In spite of government efforts, 2013 statistics estimate that approximately 25% of the population live below the poverty level.

This puts a huge pressure on Government healthcare resources to cope with the healthcare needs of many especially children. The Ruel Foundation, in partnership with the Philippine government has established a four phased programme in the nation consisting of;

Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban

"I am an art student in my fifth year of study and my final year doing my masters. For my masters I am painting from my experiences in Tacloban. Last year I studied for my honours degree and worked part time.

Children's Charities

The Ruel Foundation is a well-recognised and fully registered international children's charity, fighting to save the lives of children in developing nations and to help them realise their dreams


About Us

The Ruel Foundation is a not-for-profit Children's Charity committed to bringing significant and lasting change to children in need around the world.