The PASAR Foundation

PFI is a non-stock, non-for-profit organization based in Isabel, Leyte, Eastern Visayas. Registered in the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2004, the foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of the Philippine Smelting and Refining Corporation or PASAR. PFI is actively working with local communities and stakeholders in and around the company through meaningful partnership on education and youth development to improve the quality of life. The foundation is a concrete manifestation of PASAR’s commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen fully recognizing its social responsibility to communities and sectors where it operates.

The focus of its programs and projects since 2009 has been on education and youth development. 

news & events

23 Feb

PFI sponsors DRRM trainings for Isabel school.

Libertad Elementary School: The pupils of this school together with their teachers, PTCA officers and Libertad barangay officials underwent a training on Basic Fire Safety and an Earthquake and Disaster Preparedness Drill. They were taught how to use the fire extinguisher and eliminate fire in an instant, things to do during and after an more

14 Dec

Palompon school launches school-feeding compo.

Palompon South District formally started the school-feeding component of the Yolanda DRILLS project of PFI with 65 beneficiaries on December 14 at the Tabunok Elementary School.   read more






Poor orphaned children always find it hard to go to school and finish basic education. They are the most vulnerable and primarily needing support to sustain their going to school and complete basic education.



There are pupils who excel in the class despite being poor true to the saying that poverty is not a hindrance to education. In order to recognize the achievement as well as encourage other children similarly situated to follow, PFI wants to recognize them. 

HoUSE Sponsor

Decent shelter remains to be one of the biggest challenge to alleviating poverty. The partnership of PFI and Gawad Kalinga has resulted to the construction and awarding of 126 low cost houses to 126 urban poor families in Isabel



When there is natural disaster, we want to reach out readily to victims who may need food, clothing, medicines, water, hygiene and other necessities.Depending on the situation and proximity, PFI will organize a campaign to help and do relief and rehabilitation efforts.