About Us

A few months after the sudden passing of Jesse M. Robredo in 2012, his family and friends established this foundation to continue and perpetuate his legacy of genuine public service and good governance. The foundation primarily conducts activities geared towards empowering the youth and local government officials.


A country wherein citizens are empowered and are partners in development as well as in the promotion of good governance.


To continue the legacy of genuine public service by the late Jesse M. Robredo through good governance principles of accountability, transparency and people empowerment.


To continue and perpetuate the legacy of genuine public service and good governance by the late DILG secretary Jesse M. Robredo.
To introduce and share the best practices and accomplishments of the late secretary.
To promote development through empowering local communities.

The JMRF Team

Board Members

Jessica Marie Robredo


Janine Patricia Robredo
Executive Director


Harvey Keh
Program Manager


Josephine Robredo-Bundoc
Board Member


Vic Hao Chin
Board Member


Mark Yu
Board Member


Corazon Juliano Soliman
Board Member


Milwida Guevara
Board Member


Julius Esquivias
Board Member




Harvey Keh

Program Manager

Julia Agida

Program Officer for Leadership

and Good Governance


Mark Toledo

HR, Administration and

Finance Officer


Laica Bagnes

Program Assistant for Leadership

and Good Governance


Gillian Hidalgo

Program Assistant for

Local Governance


Khandel Valida

Program Associate for



Shane Belaro

Program Officer for

Local Governance