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Fifty years in service

About Xavier science foundation

XSF is a legal, non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization established to support program and projects that address poverty alleviation and social empowerment. It works to support development programs as a conduit of funds, initiator of innovative programs and forum for dialogues.



Xavier Science Foundation, Inc. was established by the late Fr. William F. Masterson, SJ in his vision to develop Mindanao as a center for agricultural development. It has been around for almost 50 years, founded on September 13, 1968.


Xavier Science Foundation, Inc. will support development programs to alleviate hunger and poverty, serving as a financial conduit of funds, initiator of innovative programs and a forum for dialogues.


Xavier Science Foundation, Inc. envisions a hunger-free and globally competitive Mindanao, where peaceful, empowered, and resilient communities thrive, living in harmony with nature in God’s service.