Ecoweb Inc. is a recipient of the 18th Gawad Kalasag Award and ranked 2nd among the Best Civil Society of the country engaged in disaster risk and reduction management.
The awards were handed to Regina S. Antequisa, executive director of Ecoweb Inc., at Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay city, Manila on June 8, 2017.
The award recognizes the initiative of the institution in “sustaining its disaster risks and reduction program by providing training and awareness in the community on safety measures and sense of preparedness at their respective areas.”
“We wish to share this award with all our partners in DRRM and humanitarian work. As I received the award I felt happy and sad at the same time. Happy that our work at EcoWEB has been recognized again as among the best CSOs in the country but sad as I think of the Marawi crisis,” Antequisa expressed.
“This award is a manifestation of EcoWEB’s commitment to continue serving our nation and to our mission of building partnerships and empowering communities. The award inspires us to strive more to do better and become more effective catalyst and facilitator in strengthening the capacity for buizlding resiliency of ulnerable sectors and communities,” she further said.