About Hope Now


Who We Are

HopeNow Philippines Foundation emerged to help address the lack of immediate medical care in the wake of a natural disaster. In the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda...Read More


What We Do

The Foundation’s initial mission is to launch all-terrain mobile hospitals to affected areas in the event of a calamity to help address the unmet health needs of disaster victims and vulnerable people....Read More


Mission Vision

Equitable access to affordable and quality healthcare for every Filipino. To bring better access to affordable and quality health care for underserved communities. To address the lack of immediate...Read More

Management Team

Koleen Davila-Palaganas

Koleen Davila-Palaganas

She has served in the development sector for more than 15 years. She has served in multiple roles with Habitat for Humanity International, in both the European and Asian Area Offices. Koleen has focused mainly in Program Development...Read More

Omar Franco

Omar Franco

He has taken up various leadership roles in higher education and religious organizations in the last 16 years. Mr. Franco has previously served as a graduate professor, academic dean, and a lead minister. He has also led religious organizations...Read More

Meg Eteve

Meg Eteve

She is the Corporate Communications Director for the Manny O. Group and Executive Director of HopeNow Philippines Foundation Inc. Previously Administration Manager for the marketing and construction office of Goldland...Read More

About Hospital on Wheels

HOW is a sustainable health care delivery system that provides essential health services free of charge to vulnerable populations including calamity victims, senior citizens, disabled persons, women and children. HOW will have a Medical Centre and a satellite model of operation. The Medical Canter is an advanced med-surgical centre, staffed with medical specialists and outfitted with sophisticated medical equipment. The Mobile Units will be all-terrain mobile general medical facility that is equipped to deliver primary and trauma/emergency care in the field. Pilot program target launch in 2016.

Ongoing Projects

Gawad Kalinga Housing Project

Gawad Kalinga Housing Project

The Manny O. GK Village in Tugas, Madridejos is one of four Yolanda villages funded by Manny O. The other three villages are located in Alang-Alang (Leyte), Sagbayan (Bohol) and Hernani (Eastern Samar), which are all under construction.