REGION X

DIRE HUSI INITIATIVES 

HEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION

 Rhyan O. Casiño  

BACKGROUND OF THE ORGANIZATION

Registered in 2008, Dire Husi Initiatives won the British Councils. “I am a changemaker” in 2008. It was also awarded as one of the ten accomplished youth organizations in 2009 and 2012 

OBJECTIVES & MISSION

A community of self-reliant and socially responsible young people collectively reaching their full potential through social entrepreneurship, arts, and music. Establish a social enterprise that can provide us with alternative income while developing our skills and potentials. Enhance our interpersonal, creative, and business capabilities through mentoring, sharing, and collective learning.  Inspire, organize and train community-based youth groups by involving them in artistic and enterprising activities. Create channels for interconnection, dialogue, and concerted action among young people from diverse classes, ages, gender, and ethnicity. 

ADDRESS

 Dire Husi Artsville, Upper Puerto, Cagayan de Oro City

CONTACT NO.

 0917 709 2474 

EMAIL ADDRESS

CLIENTELES

Children at risk: children in street situations

FOCAL PERSON

Virgie Vicare-Demata RSW, Co-founder and Executive Director 

ONLINE PRESENCE

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Art Attack – every summer, Dire Husi initiated an art activity in Divisoria Park, Cagayan de Oro City, street kids featured their

own creativity. 

Summer art workshop for children and prostituted women – some children of these prostituted women are dwelling on the streets and they are provided with a psychosocial intervention using art to

these kids.

Social enterprise