IBON Foundation is a non-stock non-profit development organization. They have been serving the Filipino people through research and education since 1978.
IBON seeks to promote an understanding of socioeconomics that serves the interests and aspirations of the Filipino people. They study the most urgent social, economic and political issues confronting Philippine society and the world.
IBON explaisn issues in a popular and understandable manner. They provide information and education services especially to people’s organizations. They publish and distribute progressive materials and have an increasing presence in the formal education sector through textbooks, journals and seminars.
IBON builds or participates in Philippine and international networks of civil society organizations, NGOs, institutions and agencies sharing their aims and objectives. They engage policy-makers, government, bilateral and multilateral agencies and officials to advocate on issues important to marginalized sectors in the country and abroad. IBON do all of this in close partnership with people’s organizations.