Metro Manila is a sprawling metropolis of more than 12 million people. It is estimated that as many as 20%-35% of its inhabitants live in an informal setting. Project Propel works with communities mostly located along the city's waterways.
Project Propel works with indigenous communities on the main island of Luzon. The Pamihahaup EcoFarm Project of the Aeta tribe is located in Tarlac, two hours north of Metro Manila. The Manide EcoFarm of the Manide tribe is in the southern Bicol region of Luzon.