THE ORGANIZATION

Santo Niño de Cebu Augustinian Social Development Foundation Inc. (SNAF) is the social development arm of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Order of Saint Augustine (OSA)-Province of Santo Niño de Cebu. It was organized and incorporated in 2009.


SNAF envisions to actively and meaningfully catalyse a development process in Augustinian communities in a way that imbues in these communities a deep sense of moral and social values and a commitment to improving their quality of life by alleviating poverty, safeguarding the children and the family, protecting the environment and respecting human rights.

Towards this end, SNAF is guided by the following:


Mission

An empowered, resilient, and faith-driven Augustinian-organized community living in harmony with one another and with the whole of creation.

Vision

SNAF commits itself to enable Augustinian-organized communities, especially the marginalized sectors and children, improve their quality of life and safeguard the environment.

Core Values

  • Love and respect for creation
  • Community solidarity
  • Integrity of the family and children – ‘no child left behind’
  • Service to the marginalized sectors
  • Common welfare and common good
  • Dignity of work and labor