The Campaign for Filipino Children is the health initiative of the Apl.de.ap Foundation International dedicated to addressing health and health-related concerns of children in the Philippines and around the world. Apl of My Eye is the first project under the umbrella of the Campaign. Apl.de.ap himself suffers from an eye ailment and is considered legally Read More


Every year, at least ten percent of all births in the Philippines involving premature babies are caused in part by the relative deficient nature of prenatal care available to the poor. At least thirty percent of these premature babies develop retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) a disease that causes abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina Read More


In partnership with the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology the Campaign for Filipino Children intends to enter into partnerships with four pilot hospitals in the Philippines. These may include but not limited to: a central training hospital in the capital of Metropolitan Manila; a hospital in the province of Tarlac and/or Pampanga in the Luzon region; Read More


The Campaign for Filipino Children’s Apl of My Eye Project is a two-year initiative–2014 to 2016–that addresses a critical medical concern in the Philippines: the pediatric, eye affliction called retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Combining the expertise and passion of Apl.de.ap Foundation International and our principal program partner Dr. Thomas Lee, Director of the Vision Center Read More


The story of Allen Pineda Lindo mirrors those of many disadvantaged children in the Philippines who are visually-impaired. Born to a poor family in the provincial capital of Angeles, Pampanga just 30 miles outside of Metropolitan Manila Allen’s vision challenges brought about difficulties in school, self-esteem problems, and often required special assistance. In a country Read More