Developing Young Leaders 

for a Renewed Asian Church and Society
– Missionary Disciples for a Changing World!

Institute of Formation Fondacio Asia

Prepares and equips the young for leadership, and helps them grow in their unique vocations, through nurturing their path of human & Christian formation.

It opens an alternative career or life path with the young, helps them engage with the peripheries, to be in the mission to serve through the local church, and civil society.


“Dear young people, the Lord, the Church, and the world are waiting for your answer to the unique call that each one receives in this life!”

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 33rd World Youth Day 2018

Our Program

In embracing the new, the Institute of Formation Fondacio Asia presents an alternative approach to support a systematic path of learning and development.

We offer this to young lay adults who desire to seek direction and meaning in life, to nurture their faith and prayer life and to grow in service to the local church, society and all creation in our current times.

We encourage young people to take the opportunity of IFFAsia’s online program for this year 2021; particularly, applicants from the age of 23 to 38, who are motivated and committed to learn and to serve.




in your country

(Year 1 – 2021)




in the Philippines

(Year 2 – 2022)




in your country

(2023 – 2024)

Stories of our Alumni

She introduced programs and animation for teenagers in 45 communities in Phnom Penh Diocese. Over time, these youth have developed their sense of belonging to their communities, and are now participating actively in church activities.

Kanha Khun

He is the project manager for a livelihood cum education project for poor villagers in Te Gyi (Mandalay, Myanmar). Since the launching of the project, the children of the village are beginning to experience success in passing the state exams, which was previously unheard of.

Ye Tun Lin (Martin)

He initiated a formation and youth catechesis (YOUCAT) program in his parish. Seeing the good impact of the formation after 18 months, the Bishop recommended that he implement it in all the parishes in the Diocese.

Jhimus Barrios