July 2017 – April 2018

Inclusive and integrated humanitarian actions for community- and home-based internally displaced persons of the Marawi siege, a partnership with DIB, ICESDev and PHILSSA supported by the Danish Emergency Relief Fund.

March – December 2017

Technical Assistance for National Informal Settlement Upgrading Project, a project study conducted in Quezon City, Iloilo City and Cagayan de Oro City, commissioned by the World Bank.

March 2014 – Present

Project Design, Financial Feasibility and Loan Documentation for the Apartment Building/Cooperative Housing Project of the Mactan Island Multi-purpose Cooperative, a consulting contract to assist Mactan Coop in obtaining financing from the Philippine Cooperative Central Fund Federation for MIMPC’s first housing project.

August 2012 – January 2013

Technical assistance for the formulation of a comprehensive national program for fisherfolk settlements, a consulting contract to assist the NGOs for Fisheries Reform (NFR) in its engagement with the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC).

August 2011 – September 2012

Area Development Planning for the 6th Congressional District of Quezon City, a consulting contract to facilitate the preparation of comprehensive and thematic plans for the district.

2010 and 2004 – 2005

Project Design, Financial Feasibility and Loan Documentation for the Cooperative Housing Village Developed by the San Francisco Government Employees Multi-purpose Cooperative, consulting contracts to assist SAFRAGEMC in obtaining financing from OIKOCREDIT Philippines for the first two phases of housing development in the cooperative’s 12-hectare property in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur.

2007 – 2013

Proyekto ng ALMANOVA/CB para sa Alternatibong Pabahay, a consulting contract to develop the technical studies preparatory to the voluntary relocation that ALMANOVA/CB will undertake. With assistance from ALTERPLAN, the federation of 19 community associations in Quezon City engaged with the local government of Quezon City and various public and private financing institutions for the resource requirements of an alternative housing project for households that will be displaced by the development of Circumferential Road 5 or C5 Project.

2004 – 2005

Project Design, Financial Feasibility and Loan Documentation for the Resettlement Project of Urban Poor Institute for Community Building, a consultancy contract to assist UPICOB in relocating more than 350 families from the PNR railways in Kalookan and Manila, and from the dumpsites of Quezon City and Rodriguez to a livable community in Rodriguez, Rizal.

October 2003 – May 2005

Management of Low-cost Housing Development in Quezon City for Sponsored Families of Children International, a service contract to provide project management from planning, construction, and documentation to distribution of subdivided titles to 100 low-income families, more or less.

February 2003 – January 2004

Monitoring of Habitat for Humanity-Philippines Medium-rise Housing Project in Taguig, a consultancy service to assist HFHP in managing, periodically assessing and improving the compliance of the on-going development to the plans laid out as to schedule, budget, quality and social development aspects. The completed project totaled 108 units in nine three-storey buildings.

January – June 2003

Documentation of Housing Project Development for Children International, a project to review the development process undertaken by Children International’s local affiliate to build 15 units in a pilot housing project, and to identify issues and opportunities for Children International’s long-term housing program in the Philippines.

March – May 2002

Feasibility Study for a Medium-rise Building Project for Habitat for Humanity Philippines, a project to look at affordability and acceptability of the proposed first multi-storey housing project of Habitat in the Philippines.

August 2001 – February 2002

Pre-planning activities for Parola Urban Poor Settlement Project, a project led by the Office of the Presidential Adviser for Special Concerns, to prepare community development strategies in consultation with local organizations, local government, and other stakeholders.

1996 – 2000

Organization and registration of ALTERPLAN Multi-Purpose Cooperative, a cooperative offering credit and housing services within the area of Quezon City.


Generation of financial statements for feasibility analysis of housing project in the City of Puerto Princesa, for Preferred Ventures Corp.


Capability-building activities for the analysis of a Land Use Plan for Silang, Cavite, for the Institute for the Development of Education and Ecological Alternatives (IDEAS)


Facilitation for a settlements development plan after land acquisition by Sinagtala Homeowners Association in Sitio Sinagtala, Barangay Bahay Toro, Project 8, Quezon City

Facilitation for cooperative housing project. Technical assistance in coming up with a cooperative housing development scheme for the Tagbak Multi-purpose Cooperative (TAMUCO), encompassing organizational, financial and technical aspects

Preparation of complete working drawings and feasibility study for a proposed 8-door apartment project in NUWHRAIN Village, Bo. Putatan, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, for NUWHRAIN Development Cooperative (NUWDECO)


Preliminary design studies for the Conrado Benitez Institute for Community Management (CBICM) in Nueva Ecija, for PRRM

Review of Module on Earthquake Resistant Structures, for Citizens Disaster Rehabilitation Center (CDRC)


Preparation of studies for projects related to settlements planning and housing in Cambodia, for HEKS


Preparation of a community development plan to facilitate the implementation of a proclamation awarding the Corazon de Jesus Homeowners Association in Pinaglabanan, San Juan, MM, ownership of the lots they have settled on, supported by the Share and Care Apostolate for Poor Settlers (SCAPS) of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines

Preliminary design studies for the Municipal Center of San Jose, Tarlac

Land use survey of lntramuros for the Integrated Development Alternatives (IDA)

Development of planning guides for the resettlement of four barrios in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija affected by the July 1990 earthquake, for PRRM


January 2007

Forum of the Framework-Building for Investigation of Local Government Settlement Planning Responses to Disaster Mitigation Project, the project sought to build a theoretical framework for the investigation of settlement planning measures by local governments that address the occurrence of "natural disasters". The project springs from ALTERPLAN’s interest in the livability of settlements, which should include a reasonable degree of safety from naturally occurring phenomena such as landslides, flooding, earthquakes, and volcanic activities.


IHS Refresher Course for Institute for Housing Studies Alumni. Funding provided by IHS.


NGO-PO Pre-Consultation for National Capital Region — People’s Forum for HABITAT II. With funding assistance from UNDP-AP2000.


Conference on Cooperative Housing Finance Mechanisms, VICTO, Cebu City. Funding provided by Rooftops-Canada.


Served as resource persons and consultants in the Conference on Community Empowerment and People’s Banking of Poor and Low-income Sectors for Capital Formation in Housing Acquisition in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Organized by the UP College of Arts and Sciences Foundation - Manila Studies. Program Funding provided by the ASEAN-Canada Fund.


Visayas Conference on Cooperative Housing, Cebu City. Funding provided by CCA through NATCCO.


VisayasLuzon Unity Conference on Cooperative Housing, Baguio City. Funding provided by CCA through NATCCO.

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