AN ORPHANAGE IN ZAMBOANGA CITY
The mission of Holy Trinity Open House (HTO) is to provide full residential care to street children and other most vulnerable children and to give them access to education, medical services, socio-cultural and recreational activities. The long term goal is to give the children the necessary tools in order for them to have concrete possibilities to become citizens who will have a positive impact in society.
«The HTO Foundation is serving the street children and orphans of Zamboanga. Thank you Lorna Haas and to all the people behind this mission, thank you for the work you do, for helping and nurturing these vulnerable children like they are your own.»
Beng Climaco, Mayor of Zamboanga City
The HTO Foundation Inc. has been registered in the Philippines in 2012. Its headquarters are in Zamboanga City.
The Swiss association «HTO Zamboanga» was created in December 2014. The board of the Swiss association works in partnership with the board of the foundation in Zamboanga City to assure a smooth running of the home.
The board of HTO Switzerland (in alphabetical order):
Pia Ambord (Ueberstorf)
David Amstutz (Belmont s/Lausanne, president)
Cédric Berney (Bussy, vice president)
Bernard Couchemann (Estavayer-le-Lac)
Mariam Haas (Vevey)
Marianne Pascal (Yverdon)
The board of HTO Philippines (in alphabetical order):
Lorna Fe Haas (founder, center head)
Rev Michael Ufana (president)
Tax status of the Swiss HTO association
According to the decision of the Cantonal Tax Office (Vaud) dated July 19, 2016, our association has a charitable status and is tax exempt. This decision is valid for all other cantons. Your gifts to HTO are tax deductible in Switzerland.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any further information regarding the orphanage!