Arriving in Canada in 2008, Rio Ravas is from the Philippines and became a permanent Canadian resident in 2012. Rio Ravas is a father of three and is involved in his community. He has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity Philippines and is also currently active in the local Filipino-Canadian Community. Rio is a pioneering member of the Couples for Christ Lloydminster Chapter. Through the HeadStart on a Home Program, partnering government initiative programs such as the Province of Saskatchewan’s Affordable Home Ownership Program (AHOP) and the  City of Lloydminster’s Community Housing Initiative Program (CHIP), and mortgage assistance provided by Synergy Credit Union, Rio and his family finally have a place to call home.

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