Philippine Band of Mercy is a private non-stock, non-profit foundation established in 1937. It aims to give aid to deformed & disfigured indigents driven by a mission of providing thousands of Filipinos physically disfigured at birth, with the opportunity to avail of medical help and support for reconstruction, rehabilitation and medical treatment.
For many years it has been providing free medical and surgical services to underprivileged children born with cleft lip / palate deformities and is now a growing multi-sectoral partnership.
PBM together with its partner organizations
is in the process of transforming cleft lip/palate stricken children's lives into a more meaningful journey by letting them experience the true meaning of a smile. It is in the heart of every PBM volunteer to uplift the lives of these children thus bringforth the beautiful smiles in every child's face which demonstrates the bright future ahead of them.
At present, PBM had already established a Craniofacial Center in the Philippines which is geared towards providing surgical procedures and support care services for Craniofacial anomalies as well as training and continuing education to Filipino doctors, and those from neighboring countries.
Philippine Band of Mercy's achievements underlies in the selfless dedication of every member in sharing their precious time and resources to bring about an astounding change to the citizens with deformities.