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Wednesday, October 11, 2023

We Care for Humanity and Sultanate of Maguindanao Celebrate WCH Royal Summit's Unprecedented Success in General Santos!

WCH Royal Summit Philippines, the largest meeting of Royalty in the world took place 7th/8th October, at the Greenleaf Hotel and was a phenomenal success. We Care for Humanity's global founder, the Philippines' very own Queen of Maharlika and the Tagalog Region, Her Royal Highness Mariam Leonor Torres Mastura and the 25th Supreme Sultan of Maguindanao, His Majesty Sultan Salem Mastura Kudarat V welcomed their guests, which include the three African Kings; HRM King Nana Akomanyi Essandoh V of the Kingdom of Gomoah, Ghana, HM King Constantine Butamanya of the Kingdom of Buruuli, Uganda and HM Robert Obara Nahama III of the Kingdom of Bugwe, Uganda; also participated by His Holiness Rigzin Dorjee Rinpoche from Sikkim India, delegation from Brazil, and many guests from all over the world, who were introduced to local government officials and some of the most excellent Royalty of Philippines.

WCH Royal Summit Grand Opening began after VIP Guests took the stage for the National anthem, followed by invocations from representatives of Islam (Ustadz Ebrahim Whatteu Tinagak); Buddhism (H.H. Rigzin Dorjee Rinpoche), Christianity (Rev. Pastor Gabriel Pascual) and the Hebrew Faith (Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Rhea). Followed by the exciting Ribbon Cutting then by entertainment by the Mardi-Gras Dance Ensemble of MSU's Sining Kapabpagariya.

The Welcome Address was made by the Honorable Congressman Atty. Loreto Acharon of General Santos District followed by an introduction by WCH Founder and Chairman Queen Mariam. Opening Remarks were given by Co-Chariman HM Abdulaziz Salem Mastura Kudarat V and Chief Guests: Col. Nicomedes Olaivai Jr., City Director, PNP General Santos City, other Chief Guests and members of the royal family, HRH Crown Prince Datu Mamuar Mastura and HRH Prince Datu Zulkarnain Mastura.

A Press Conference was held prior Lunch initiated by local journalists and media outlets focusing the purpose and benefits of the event and the roles and interests of the international delegation. The WCH and the Sultanate explained that this summit aims to promote universal peace, humanitarianism and economic development. 

One of the highlights of the summit, the Mindanao Investment Forum featured H.E. Dr. Franco Nicoletti who presented on Environment, Recycling and Security, while Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Rhea introduced the World Builders Philippines program and his company, Platinum Elements Holdings, Dr. Francisco Humberto De Freitas Azevedo on Health and Cancer Technology and Ms. Angelina Vo on USA Immigration. Lastly, Engr Ysmael Maulana presented the Sultanate of Maguindanao Projects. 

The evening Gala Dinner commenced by the magnificent Royal Grand Entrance parading world class traditional royal attire of various royal clans of the Philippines and international guests.  And immediately followed by Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing For Peace, Friendship and Collaboration between the Sultanate of  Maguindanao, WCH, Constitutional Monarchs of Africa and other global organizations.

For the main event, the Coronation of the Men and Women of the Year was presented featuring the crownees: Ms. Ana Cristi Santos Pangilinan (Philippines), Ms. Angelina Vo (Vietnam), Ms. Nilza Maria Da Silva Soares (Brazil), Bai Fatima Lepoles Abdulrakman (Philippines), Ms. Shirley Pontes (Brazil), Bai Guiamalia Macaumbang Abo (Philippines), Ms. Maria Cristina Torres Ayungao (Philippines), Ms.Seyedeh Shirin Vafaeian (Iran), Ms. Thais Martins De Queiroz (Brazil), Bai Tharhata D. Ampatuan (Philippines), Rey John Lorca (Philippines). Ms. Vafaeian from Iran won the National Dress competition while Ms. Thais from Brazil got the Best in Evening Gown award! 

After dinner, the Induction Ceremony of new WCH Officials took place headed by HRH Queen Mariam, while the Sultan Kudarat Descendants Organization of the Philippines (SKDOP) also inducted 33 new officers initiated Datu Zulkarnain Mastura.  New Cabinet members were knighted during the Maharlika Royal Investiture featuring Datu Jordan Nirankari Bowen from Poland, Datu Mohamad Firdaus from Malaysia and  Bae Huong Vo “Shirley” Yeshi Lamo from USA and Vietnam.

Day 2 begins with the WCH Humanitarian Forum- Moderated by: HRH Queen Mariam discussing the important humanitarian issues of our time. Sultan Kudarat Youth Descendants Organization of the Philippines (SKYDOP) Youth Forum was also included which discussed how to solve the issue of Child Marriages. The Evening Gala Red Carpet cumulated in the traditional Royal Grand Entrance leading to the Royal Maharlika Knighting and Awards. The Honorees are HRH King Robert Obara Nahama III; H.E. Dr. Franco Nicoletti; Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Rhea; Dr. Wellington De Queiroz; Dr. Francisco Humberto De Freitas Azevedo. 

Finally, the Sultanate of Maguindanao headed by the Supreme Sultan Salem Mastura initiated the elegant Royal Enthronement of new Traditional Leaders starting with Datu Talib Macaumbang Abo Jr., Bai Guiamalia Macaumbang Abo, and Datu Talib Abo III, accompanied with the declaration of Royal House of Pagadian. Another enthronee  was Bai Nalong Mamadsual Mastura. The same procedure has happened to HRH Queen Mariam during her enthronement of new titles as Bai Mompong (Princess of Peace and Unity)  with the Declaration of the Royal House of CALABARZON and Chivalric Order of Maguindanao and Maharlika. 

Day 3 WCH & Sultanate of Maguindanao Charity Food Distribution to 100 families

Sunday, July 3, 2022

WCH Founder Attends 200th Year Anniversary Of Grande Oriente Do Brazil


WCH Founder Attends 200th year Anniversary of Grande Oriente do Brazil

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Brasilia, Brazil – We Care for Humanity (WCH) Founder, Sultana Maria Amor Torres journeyed to Brazil for the second time this year. The main purpose of her visit was to attend the 200th year Anniversary of the  Grande Oriente do Brazil (GOB) otherwise known as the Freemasons.

Torres, whose first visit to Brasilia made some impacts to a few charitable institutions and was recognized by the GOB, received a direct invitation from its Grand Master General, Sovereign Brother Múcio Bonifacio Guimarães. “It was difficult to refuse such powerful invitation coming from equally powerful personalities, I knew I had to come. WCH’s mission is in line with GOB’s advocacy, it was an honor to celebrate with them and to witness the greatness of the event filled with so much history.”, beamed the Sultana. She added, “of course, none of this would be possible without the coordination of my partners- Dr. Franco Nicoletti, Dr. Wellington Queiroz and Cav. Victor FrancellaThe Nicoletti Group and the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem (OSJ) Knights of Malta, Priory of Brazil were the main conduit of WCH in Brasilia. Through them we have met great people, institutions, and dignitaries”.  

The weeklong celebration was attended by luminaries from all over the world. The princess attended two days of magnificent events including the GOB Recognition by the Senate at the State House of Law, the Cultural event and finally the Gala Dinner, both were held at the GOB Palace in Brasilia.

In this leg of her trips, the Sultana also had a chance to do sight-seeing of the city, courtesy of Fraternidade Femenina Brasilia, hosted by Ms. Shirley Pontes. “I had such a fun experience seeing the beautiful and historical places of Brasilia together with my friend Shirin Vafaeyan from Iran and had the opportunity to meet the lovely and notable Grand Masters’ spouses coming from different regions and nations who attended the GOB 200th Anniversary. Shirley Pontes was such a fantastic host; we couldn’t ask for more of her warmth and hospitality, we learned so much from her about Brasilia!” – said the WCH Founder.

Before packing her bags to travel to Manaus, Amor together with the Nicoletti Group was invited to visit the Instituto Shotokan de Karate, a non-profit organization providing martial arts education to the children and youth to keep them out of the street and away from drugs. Apparently, this institution has been producing champions who compete nationally and internationally. The group was impressed by the student’s martial arts demonstration and vowed to assist promote their mission.

Finally, upon leaving Brasilia, Amor announced her upcoming comeback to Brazil in August 2022 to bring the Himalaya Peace Caravan for a three-day event which will be facilitated by the Gruppo Nicoletti and the Academia Internacional de Cultura.

Monday, December 2, 2019

WCH Founder Appoints New Vice President For Business Affairs And Country Director For Egypt, Collaborations Formed For Sustainable Humanitarian Projects

(L to R) Eng. Mostafa Saleh Amin,
Sultana Princess Maria Amor and
Mr. Deepak Kuntawala

Unstoppable and determined, Sultana Princess Maria Amor Torres, founder of We Care for Humanity (WCH) and Chairman of the Global Order of Dignitaries and Philanthropists (G.O.D.) Awards hopped on her next destination, Egypt. In Cairo, the WCH is set to open a branch of this international organization where peace, climate change and women empowerment will be some of the sectors it will focus on.

Along with the formation of the branch, Sultana Torres also appointed the new Vice President for Business Affairs in the person of Engineer Mostafa Saleh Amin, a civil engineer, having dual nationality (Egyptian/American) with more than 34 years of experience, working with very reputable companies such as IBM (through United Electronics and Trading) and Bahgat Group. In Saudi Arabia, he was the CEO of a company named “Industry Innovations” which is a general contracting company located in Dammam.  His vast experience on banking, finance, real estate and marketing has earned him the approval of the board of directors of WCH. 

I believe on the ability and expertise of Eng. Mostafa Amin, with his help WCH is ready to take on huge and significant projects for social and economic developments and produce income streams to support our humanitarian projects”, the Sultana revealed. “I am confident as well that under his leadership, WCH Egypt will thrive as one of the most active and result-oriented NGOs in the middle-east,” her Majesty added.

The signing of Memorandum of Agreement and Oath-Taking took place at the Fairmont Hotel in Cairo last 26th of November. Along with Eng. Amin, other officers were also appointed: Mr. Hany Al Araby as WCH Deputy Country Director and Mr. Wagdy Yousef III as WCH Media Director and Photo-Journalist, witnessed by Mr. Deepak Kuntawala, founder of DVK Group from UK.

On additional good news, WCH Egypt has bridged collaborations with the Saad Group, a leading company in Egypt on Energy. The two entities have signed MOU on working together in some African countries particularly Uganda where the company has already initiated a promising green environment LBG project with the government.

Meanwhile, another purpose of the visit in the country was the conceptualization and brainstorming with the team of Eco-Palace for Humanity, a wholistic philanthropic project founded by WCH founder herself. “We have a good team of Engineers and designers in the country headed by our newly appointed VP for Business Affairs, Eng. Amin., my vision is coming to life: to create a civilization of humanitarians for humanity. We will soon announce what this project entails.

The Bae A Gaus (Queen of Power) of Minsupala wishes to thank the Amin and Eldweny families for their gracious hospitality nd savory home cooked meals by Dhalia Amin. As always, the Princess had a fabulous time in Egypt at the Pyramids, thanks to her host, Eng. Mostafa Amin and family.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Frank Velasco was Honored with "Business and Humanitarian Award" from G.O.D. Awards

Frank Velasco was honored with the "Business and Humanitarian Award" at the United Nations on June 20, 2014, as part of the 2nd Global Officials of Dignity Awards event organized by We Care for Humanity and HRH Princess Maria Amor D.D.

Frank Velasco's dedication to both business excellence and humanitarian efforts shone brightly as he graciously accepted the prestigious "Business and Humanitarian Award" at the United Nations. The ceremony, held on June 20, 2014, marked a significant moment in his career as he was recognized for his outstanding contributions to society. Surrounded by esteemed guests and dignitaries, including HRH Princess Maria Amor D.D., Frank's commitment to making a positive impact on the world was celebrated with heartfelt applause and admiration. His unwavering passion for helping others and his innovative approach to business truly exemplified the spirit of the award, inspiring many to follow in his footsteps. As the evening came to a close, Frank's acceptance speech resonated with hope and gratitude, leaving a lasting impression on all those in attendance. The "Business and Humanitarian Award" was not just a recognition of his past achievements, but a testament to the bright future ahead, filled with endless possibilities to continue making a difference in the lives of others.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Tutti Frutti, Honored at the 2nd G.O.D. Awards at United Nations as Global Health Food of the Year

Tutti Frutti was honored with the "Global Health Food of the Year 2014" award at the United Nations on June 20, 2014, during the 2nd Global Officials of Dignity Awards. This award was presented by We Care for Humanity and HRH Princess Maria Amor D.D. The CEO of Tutti Frutti, Mr. Jay Kim, and Vice President Sophie Hanh accepted the award.

The prestigious award recognized Tutti Frutti's commitment to promoting health and wellness through its delicious and nutritious products. Mr. Jay Kim and Vice President Sophie Hanh expressed their gratitude for the recognition and emphasized Tutti Frutti's dedication to creating innovative and healthy food options for people around the world. The company's mission to make healthy eating enjoyable and accessible to all has been at the core of its success, and this award serves as a testament to their ongoing efforts. Tutti Frutti looks forward to continuing to inspire and empower individuals to make positive choices for their well-being.

Airline Ambassadors Intl. Gave Awards at WCH's 2nd G.O.D. Awards The United Nations

Airline Ambassadors Intl., led by Ms. Nancy Rivard, was a key partner at the 2nd Global Officials of Dignity Awards by We Care for Humanity hosted at the United Nations in New York on June 20, 2014.

During the event, AAI and 2nd G.O.D. presented awards to American Airlines, Delta Airline, Southwest Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and Silver Airways.

These airlines were recognized for their exceptional commitment to humanitarian efforts and their dedication to providing support and aid to those in need around the world. The awards highlighted the crucial role that the aviation industry plays in global humanitarian initiatives, showcasing the positive impact that these airlines have made in the lives of countless individuals.

Nancy Rivard and Airline Ambassadors Intl. continue to inspire others in the industry to prioritize humanitarian work and make a difference in the world. Their collaborative efforts with We Care for Humanity serve as a shining example of how businesses can use their resources and influence to create a better and more compassionate world for all.