Greg Secker was recently joined by Nonito Donaire, the former world boxing champion, during the turnover of homes to typhoon victims in Iloilo. The over 100 hundred homes, branded Greg Secker Foundation Village are located at Lemery. After typhoon Haiyan struck the area in 2013, Secker was attracted to a housing rehabilitation program by a Filipina Rosario Sanico. Having taken part in numerous social projects around the world, Secker identified the place and started the project.
According to Donaire, taking part in the project was a personal mission to persuade other athletes to make an impact with social conscience. He said that with what they get from the ring, boxers can do much more beyond inspiring people. Donaire has previously donated P1 million in 2009 to typhoon Ondoy victims’ housing rehabilitation program. He expressed his delight for being part of a similar project once again. Having been hooked with Greg by a friend, Donaire expressed his joy of starting 2018 in such a great way. He envisions what can be done to create more homes for the needy members of the society.
While at the area, Donaire visited the Elorde Plus Gym in BF Paranaque to register for some training time. He later went to Mandaluyong’s ESPN5 office where he met with the CEO. After the project turnover, Donaire will go back to Las Vegas where he is currently training for his next match in Belfast.
About Greg Secker
Greg Secker was born in Norfolk, England, in 1975. He attended the University of Nottingham where he graduated with a BSc in Agricultural and Food Sciences. After graduating from college, Secker joined Thomas Cook Financial Services as a trading technologist. While at the company, he created foreign exchange trading systems. In 1998, Secker received the British Telecom Award for creating an online forex trading platform, Virtual Trading Desk.
He later joined Mellon Financial Corporation where he served as the Vice President. In 2003, he retired from his position at the company and became a full-time forex trader. Besides the Greg Secker Foundation, the English businessman has founded several other companies including Capital Index, Learn To Trade and, FX Capital. He is also a renowned author who has written several books, including Trading Your Way to Success, and Financial Freedom Through Forex.