FIL COOP ONE HOUSING SOCIETY WALK for RECONCILIATION

  • Page Views 2614
  • Fil Cooperative One Housing Society (One Housing Society) joined thousands of Canadian who participated in the Walk for Reconciliation last September 24, 2017 to show support for the reconciliation movement. The event aims to create a vibrant inclusive Canada where all peoples achieve their full potential and shared prosperity.

    This is the first exposure of the One Housing Society in the main stream upon the invitation of the Cooperative Housing Federation of BC in which One Filipino Cooperative of BC is a member.

    One Housing Society is a non-profit association incorporated in November 2016 under the BC Society Act. It is a sister organization of One Filipino Cooperative of BC (One FilCoop), a multipurpose cooperative established in 2009.

    One Housing Society is supported by the governance, administrative and business skills and experience that propelled One FilCoop to grow from 35  members with a capitalization of a few thousand dollars in 2008 to its present standing of 230 members with a capitalization of a couple of hundred thousand dollars. The housing society draws its initial membership and Board of Directors from One FilCoop. Cognizant of the challenging housing situation in BC, One Housing Society envisions itself as a pioneering Filipino housing management organization and an effective and efficient owner-operator of affordable housing units in BC.

    One Housing Society’s objectives are:

    1. To provide affordable housing market opportunities for its members as well as for eligible low income residents of BC

     

    1. To develop, own, operate and enter into agreement as non-profit housing operator of a BC Housing facility or a municipal housing as well as other coop housing providers.

    One Housing Society’s approach to housing management and core competencies are inspired by the Filipino spirit of bayanihan(cooperative endeavor). The society’s approach to housing management seeks to encourage the spirit of self-help in building and maintaining safe, affordable, inclusive and inspiring housing for its eligible members.

    In line with the above objectives and approach, the First Directors One Housing Society wasted no time by conducting a series of workshops aimed atenhancingthe team’scapacity building skills, including project management.

    In its June 11, 2017 meeting, the One Housing Society’s First Directors elected the following officers.

    President – Jody Flores

    Vice-President – Antonio Calderon

    Secretary –Roel Gumboc

    Treasurer – Marichu Celi

    Member – Amelia Agbayani

    The Board also created a housing coordinating team, composed of Charlayne Mallare (Housing Coordinator), Eddie Sabile and Marilyn Paulin, to provide research and development, program planning and organizational coordination support to the Board.

    One Housing Society’s first Annual General Meeting is planned for October 14,  2017.

    For those interested to be a member of the Society,  please call/text the Coordinator Charlayne Mallare at 778-869-4584 or  FilCo-op at 604-780-2061.

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 22 September 2022
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Vhong Navarro under NBI custody for rape charge

      Metro Manila — TV host and actor Vhong Navarro remains under the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) as of Tuesday, a day after he was slapped with two arrest warrants over complaints filed by model-stylist Deniece Cornejo in 2014. Navarro’s camp has yet to file a motion ...

    • 22 September 2022
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Meet and greet with Jinny, Ramon and Surrey Forward

      The Surrey Forward party is ready to serve the city and its residents. Surrey Forward is fielding Jinny Sims as mayoral candidate in the October 15, 2022 local election, and the party also has seven candidates for council. One of these candidates is Filipino Canadian financial professional Ramon Bandong. ...

    • Queen-Elizabeth-King-Charles-2022
      15 September 2022
      3 weeks ago No comment

      Farewell Queen Elizabeth, Long live King Charles!

      The world is mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, U.K.’s longest-serving monarch, who died on September 8 at the age of 96. Queen Elizabeth, whose reign spanned 70 years, was succeeded to the throne by her eldest son Charles, who has been proclaimed as King Charles III. The ...

    • 08 September 2022
      4 weeks ago No comment

      Filipino concert scene returns to Vancouver

      After a long hiatus because of COVID-19, the Filipino concert scene is revving up in Vancouver. A series of shows has been lined up starting in the month of September 2022, and ReyFort Media Group is calling on the community to support these events. The ReyFort Media Group wants ...

    • 01 September 2022
      1 month ago No comment

      Boni Barcia’s summer soiriee with B.C. NDP and Filipino community

      Boni Barcia hosted a summer party at his Coquitlam residence, which saw leading figures with the ruling B.C. NDP government rubbing elbows with members of the Filipino community. Among those in attendance at the August 28, 2022 bash was David Eby, presumed frontrunner in the race to become the ...

    %d bloggers like this: