Nutritionist-Dietitians' Association of the Philippines Foundation

The NDAP Foundation was established in 1988 by a group of senior members of NDAP as a support arm of the Association. The Foundation manages and administers special trust funds which include:

Clara Ruth Darby  Fund

Esperanza Alvendia   Funds for the continuing education of foodservice management teachers

Robert and Ninfa Springer   Fund

Dr. Angel Florentin Scholarship Fund

Special Scholarship Fund for deserving junior and    senior Nutrition and Dietetics students in State Universities


NDAP Foundation members organizational meeting, 1988. Left to right: Helen A.Pedro, Elena D. Ocampo,
Patrocinio E. de Guzman, Irma P. Florentin, Teresita S. Binaday (Founding President), Grace P. Perdigon,
Esperanza E. de Castro, Emelda C. Peralta, Lelita C. Luciano, and Velona A. Corpus. Not in the photo:
Corazon G. Leocadio, Lourdes M. Labrador and Liresita Manhit.

Regular activities of the Foundation include:

Fund raising to support NDAP activities
Co-publisher of the Journal of the NDAP
Sponsorship of the Clara Ruth Darby Memorial Lectures as part of NDAP’s annual conventions

Partial or full support of:

Live-in Seminars
Conduct of review classes for ND graduates
Community outreach as requested by NGO groups