On June 2, 2005, BP Operation Compassion International, Inc. was registered as a non-stock and non-profit organization. But in May 24, 2013, it was amended and the name was changed to OPERATION COMPASSION PHILIPPINES, INC. (OC), and registered with the SEC still as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on October 19, 2016 by a group of incorporators who were interested in a relief and developmental programs/projects. It is a Direct Service and Advocacy organization that “envisions a society of progressive and empowered families and communities passionate for God and country. Its main office is located at 2F the Bible League Building, #9 Colonel Salgado Street, West Kamias, Quezon City. The foundation has a regular staff of 7, most of the volunteers are located in the areas where they operate a disaster rehabilitation project and there are 2 office-based volunteers , and 7 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes, among others, are based on the Foundation’s programs focused on the following areas:
- iRebuild – the volunteers of OC “stay and live with the people and ultimately be with them as they rebuild their devastated communities. Together with the people in the area, OC develops a long-term, community-based development plan for holistic transformation of devastated barangays – transforming character by instilling the right values and work ethics while addressing basic needs and organizing the communities into groups for better leadership and unity.
- Disaster Response – Relief Operations, Medical Missions
- Early Recovery – Temporary Shelters, Medical Missions, Camp Management
- Rehabilitation – Holistic Community Development, Camp Management, Community Organizing”
- iFoster – this is a program that takes care of “children orphaned by death, abandonment, abuse and neglect. Some are unwanted and marginalized.” The areas of focus are:
- Host Forum on Foster Care
- Conduct Trainings and seminars for Foster Parents
- Foster Care Support Group
- Technical Assistance on Foster Care
- Advocate Children’s Rights and Protection
Its sources of income include donations from corporations, individuals and churches.