For his humanitarian efforts and philanthropic work, actor Diether Ocampo is on the cover of the December 2009 issue of Reader’s Digest Asia magazine.
He is the third Filipino to grace the cover of the said magazine after comedian Michael V. and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao. Diether is the founding President of K.I.D.S. (Kabataan Inyong Dapat Suportahan) Foundation, a non-government organization that helps poor Filipino children and he is also a supporter of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The said issue also features other inspirational Asians such as Malaysia’s Datin Paduka Sharifah Mazlina and Marina Mahathir, plus Singapore’s Dr. William Tan.