Developing Communities



Our business operates in communities that depend                                                    on us as much as we rely on them. We sustain their                                                    health and wellness, livelihood, and development.

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Del Monte Foundation scholars with DMPL CEO Joselito D Campos, Jr and Olivia M Campos


DMPI aims to develop the quality of life of communities where it operates. The Foundation spearheads the Company’s corporate social responsibility in the local communities through its mission to promote social progress through community health and wellness, livelihood, education, youth development, skills training, delivery of basic community services, and environmental conservation. The Foundation employs a framework that identifies and selects community projects. Commitment to society and the environment is one of the company’s core values.

Through the Foundation, the Company is able to focus on the communities where it operates, help provide education to, improve the livelihood and health of over 100 communities in the provinces of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental.




The Del Monte family prides itself in giving back to the community. This has become our tradition since the first pineapple fields were planted in the 1920’s. To this day, Del Monte employees keep this tradition as we visit various communities. The Group’s employees volunteer their time to help make lives better for the less fortunate.
As a responsible corporate citizen, the Company continues to contribute to the development and upliftment of the quality of life in communities where we operate.
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Del Monte Foundation mobile clinic serving far-flung communities in Bukidnon, Philippines


Community Health and Wellness







"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
Winston Churchill

Del Monte Foundation, Inc., a non-stock and non-profit organization in the Philippines, spearheads our efforts as we expand our reach in the local community. The Foundation employs a framework for identifying and selecting community projects, in coordination with the DMPI Plantation and Cannery teams.

The Foundation’s mission is to raise the level of global health and wellness by bringing greater awareness on health, nutrition and food safety to our host communities.

Through the Del Monte Foundation, we help address various community concerns on sanitation, health and wellness. 

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Del Monte Foundation Board led by Chairman Joselito D Campos, Jr, Director Edgardo M Cruz, Jr and Director Luis F Alejandro

  1. The Foundation assisted in three water supply projects benefitting about 260 households in Bukidnon.

  2. The Mobile Clinic has served about 23,800 patients in 50 barangays over the course of the year ended April 30, 2021, continuing its operation even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. The Foundation owns the Phillips Memorial Hospital in Bukidnon which serves the medical and dental needs of DMPI’s employees, their dependents, and the local communities.

  4. The Foundation completed the renovation of 14 isolation rooms in the Phillips Memorial Hospital’s COVID-19 isolation facility. The Foundation also renovated the in-patient rooms and treatment areas, including wards, operating rooms, delivery room, X-ray, ICU, and the cafeteria.

  5. Employees of the Bugo Processing and Production Facility volunteer to conduct an annual coastal clean-up of the shoreline of Macajalar Bay, one of Mindanao’s largest bays and home to many marine species. Furthermore, the Company became an official and active member of Cabuyao River Protection Advocates, a multi-sectoral organization that leads environmental protection and conservation programs in the community.
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Welding course is the most popular technical skills training provided by Del Monte Foundation


Livelihood Programs

Our Community Education Center has official accreditation from the Philippine Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) highlighting public-private sector cooperation for community education. Community-based skills trainings are also conducted to provide greater and easier access to technical education for the out-of-school youth and unemployed heads of families. The skills learned are used by the beneficiaries for employment or self-employment to augment their family’s income.

  1. The Foundation conducts community-based skills trainings to provide access to technical education for out-of-school youth and unemployed family heads. The skills learned are used for employment or self-employment. In the year ended April 30, 2021, there were 81 graduates from two TESDA certified training disciplines and 65 have already been employed. 

Youth activity conducted by Del Monte Foundation


Education, Scholarships and Youth Development

Through the Del Monte Foundation, gifted children earn quality education from primary levels up to post-graduate studies through our academic, grants-in-aid and sports scholarships. A scholar is supported in each of the communities where DMPI has operations.

Aside from scholarships, we work closely with the community to harness the potential of the youth to lead and transform their communities into self-sufficient units for nation-building.

  1. The Foundation conducts Home Care Education, a five-month program that teaches women proper nutrition, preventive health, family planning, herbal remedies, emergency care, and livelihood skills.

  2. The Company is committed to education and youth development. Through the Foundation, gifted children earn quality education from primary level up to post-graduate studies through the Foundation’s academic, grants-in-aid, and sports scholarships. In the year ended April 30, 2021, the Foundation granted 261 scholarships to youths in various schools.

  3. In the year ended April 30, 2020, the Mind Museum partnered with the Foundation to conduct its Mind Mobile science-on-wheels exhibit. The exhibit was attended by 694 students and teachers of various schools in Bukidnon.

  4. In the year ended April 30, 2020, the Mind Museum partnered with the Foundation to conduct its Mind Mobile science-on-wheels exhibit. The exhibit was attended by 694 students and teachers of various schools in Bukidnon.

  5. The Foundation donated 550 wooden chairs to various public schools to help alleviate the shortage of school chairs.

  6. DMPI partnered with NutriAsia to launch the “Share-a-Chair” program which aims to repurpose plastic waste into school chairs and teachers’ tables and chairs. Over the course of the year ended April 30, 2020, the project has collected about 19 metric tons of used plastics and converted this into 550 school chairs. The Foundation donated these school chairs to public schools in Bukidnon.

  7. The Foundation has pursued tree-growing efforts and has partnered with schools and organizations in the vicinity of the plantation to gather volunteers to plant more trees. Beneficiaries of its training programs also plant trees in community tree parks prior to their graduation.

  8. Through a concerted effort of DMPI’s local partners and the Foundation’s program beneficiaries, approximately 60,000 trees were planted in various municipalities in the year ended April 30, 2021, bringing the total trees planted to date to about 610,000 trees.

  9. In the year ended April 30, 2021, a memorandum of agreement between the Foundation and an indigenous people association, MAMACILA (Mat-i, Man-ibay, Civoleg, Langguyod Higaonon Tribal Community, Inc.), in Claveria was signed for the establishment of a nursery of endemic tree seedlings. The seedlings will be used for reforestation of the area assigned to DMPI by the LGU-Claveria. The Foundation will provide the group financial and/or material assistance for the nursery establishment up to a maximum of ₱50,000. In turn, the association will repay the Foundation with seedlings.


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COVID-19 mask and juice donations to an organization in Mindanao



We support the communities during the pandemic by donating food products and personal protection equipment to frontline workers.  

  1. In the year ended April 30, 2021, DMPI, through the Foundation, donated food products to over 400 non-governmental organizations, including about 50 medical facilities, to provide nutrition to over 200,000 people in indigent communities as well as frontline workers during the quarantine caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Foundation also donated washable personal protective equipment coveralls to doctors and nurses in Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental through the Misamis Oriental Medical Society.