About Us

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The Apl.de.ap Foundation is a non-governmental organization committed to empowering Filipino youth.  We partner and collaborate with organizations on creative and innovate approaches to arts and technology. Our goal is to provide the tools to individuals, who are passionate and driven to make a difference in their lives and in the lives of others.

To know more about us, visit the sections of this site:

Who We Are

What We Do

Our Partners

Our Blog (Latest News)

Our Staff  

Executive Director International: Ted Benito

Executive Director Philippines: Eileen Aparis


International Executive Committee


Members of the Apl.de.ap Foundation International Executive Committee

Back row, left to right: Reuben Nocos, Esq., Rene Encarnacion, Julio Robbie Fabian, Mel Avanzado, Esql., Audie Vergara, Yobie Benjamin, Ted Benito (Exec. Dir. ADAFI) |  Seated, left to right: Krizia Medenilla, Regina Manzana-Sawhney, Eileen Aparis (Exec. Dir. ADAF-Philippines), Mildred Deang, Sonia Delen, Cora Oriel

Missing from photo: Jerry Garcia, Fritz Friedman


Board of Trustee Philippines

Ted Benito
Sharon Chandran
Manny De Luna
Rene Encarnacion
Vicky Garchitorena
Rapa Lopa
Joel Santos
Jun Sy
Audie Vergara