Projects and Partnerships

A fully sustainable model with clean water at its core

Island ecosystems are fragile. Opening up an island to tourist travel could extract a heavy toll on the environment. One of Banwa’s key projects for Mararison is providing fresh, clean drinking water for the island’s residents and visitors. Banwa plans to set up a water desalination plant on the island to provide clean water without … Read More

Over 20,000 residents in island communities to gain access to digital financial services

Island communities across the Philippines are set to receive access to financial services and renewable energy as Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation’s (RCBC) DiskarTech and One Renewable Energy (OREEi) seal a partnership that is estimated to benefit over 20,000 Filipinos residing in these communities. One of these communities is Mararison Island, off the municipality of Culasi … Read More

Mararison’s solar-powered hospitality

The Mararison Island Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Hybrid Pilot Project showcases a public-private partnership between Antique Electric Cooperative (ANTECO), the electric distribution franchise holder; the local government of Antique; One Renewable Energy Enterprise, Inc. (OREEI), the technical partner with partial grant from ADB. Mararison is one of many small islands in the Philippines where economic growth … Read More