THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CHARITY
WHAT WE DO
Promote good fellowship amongst its members who work in or are associated with the construction industry and to provide charitable assistance to those in need within the construction industry and to their dependents in qualifying cases.
Monthly meetings and social events for fellowship
Special Fund Raising Events
Special construction projects supported by members
Safety Training, awards, events
we recognise the reciprocal rights of visiting LHCI members at our events and welcome their attendance
Events & Social
Relieving poverty and financial need suffered by persons employed or formerly employed within the building and civil engineering industries and allied trades.
Eligibility Criteria is as follows:
A person or dependent of such a person who is, or was formerly employed in the construction industry who is prevented from fulfilling his/her educational needs by poverty, injury or death
A competent person who is prevented from being trained in the construction industy due to poverty..
Meet Our Scholars
In the past LHCM has undertaken community based development projects, such as school or hospital renovation. Further projects are being identified and will seek assistance with finance, materials, goods and services in kind from our members for these projects
Shalom Bata Children’s Rescue Centre, Merville;
Construction and support of the Rehoboth Children’s Home, Tanay
Tondo Container School Project
Installation of Floorings at Cuatro Christian School
Lighthouse Club Manila is part of the Lighthouse Club International (LHCI), a worldwide organisation based in Hong Kong that seeks to unify the Lighthouse Club and raise its profile around the world. LHCI has two regional benevolent funds which provide significant funding in support of Club sponsorship and projects around the region; James Battersby Educational Trust and the Asia Pacific Region Benevolent Fund. These funds provide up to 90% of the support for our scholars. With an average scholarship costing P100,000/year. Each PHP10,000 raised in Manila, is matched with PHP90,000 from these LHCI benevolent funds, meaning that another scholar can be supported for 1 year.
The scholarship eligibility criteria set by the Lighthouse Club in Manila are:
A person or dependent of such a person who is, or was formerly, employed in the construction
Industry who is prevented from fulfilling his/her educational needs by poverty.
A person who is prevented from being trained in the construction industry by poverty.
Moreover we are supported by two international funds which provide up to 90% of the scholarship granted if the student also meets
Their eligibility criteria. The funds are:
James Battersby Education Trust
Lighthouse Club Asia Pacific Region Benevolent Trust