Currently the primary charity supported by the company is the Ninos Pag Asa Centre, based in Olongapo, Philippines. It is an orphanage for those who are not cared for nor looked after by any other agency. It is authorised and licensed to operate as a social work agency giving medical assistance, educational programmes, skills training and community based rehabilitation. The centre not only look after those who are resident, but also educate and assist other children and adults in the local community.
Global Marine Group has been supporting the centre since maintenance vessel the Cable Retriever arrived in 1998. The Captain of the Cable Retriever, together with the Make a Difference Team (MAD), in the UK take responsibility for supporting the orphanage and organise many activities to this end throughout the year.
Since 2015, the company has supported Brainwave, a charity offering therapy to children with disabilities and additional needs to help them achieve their potential. After an initial assessment Brainwave therapists devise a structured exercise therapy programme for each child with is based on the theory of neuroplasticity,helping the brain find new pathways in the ‘neural network’ by providing regular repetition of newly acquired skills.