RAFI gets Anvil
Award for Triennials book
By Ramon Aboitiz Foundation
March 12, 2013
CEBU CITY – The Ramon Aboitiz
Foundation Inc. (RAFI) bagged an “Anvil Award of Merit for public
relations tools - Publications, Special Publications” for the 5th RAFI
Triennial Awards book.
RAFI was among the 142 private and
public institutions and companies awarded during the 48th Anvil Awards
at Makati Shangri-La last March 6.
The 5th RAFI Triennial Awards book is
a compilation of stories featuring the top 10 – five for the
Individual category and five for the Institutional category – finalist
of the fifth run of the awards program.
The book is a documentation of
inspiring stories of hope of people and institutions "going the extra
mile" for positive change, as well as best practices in community
The articles written for the special
publication provided an in-depth narration of the works of the
finalists – what motivated them to undertake community development
work, what they do for their communities and their impact, what
strategies they implemented, what challenges they faced, and how they
The publication of the book was also to acknowledge the finalists'
efforts and affirm their contribution to create positive change in
their respective localities in the Visayas and Mindanao.
The book also sought to show appreciation and continue inspiring
people who were in many ways involved in the search process.
The RAFI Triennial Awards is conferred every three years to honor
those men, women, and organizations, who, through their efforts and
selfless commitment bring about change in the lives of the
less-privileged in various groups and communities in the Philippines.
RAFI is now accepting nominations for the 6th RAFI Triennial Awards
for the Ramon Aboitiz Award for Exemplary Individual and the Eduardo
Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution.
On-line nomination forms can be accessed through RAFI’s website at
Nominations are also accepted from government agencies, non-government
organizations, people’s organizations, civil society, academe, and the
business sector. Self-nomination is discouraged.
The Anvil Awards is given yearly by the Public Relations Society of
the Philippines in recognition of outstanding public relations
programs and tools designed and implemented in the past year. In its
48th run, Anvil gathered 396 entries nationwide, surpassing last
year's count of 283.