Maria Ana Consuelo Madrigal-Valade, better known as Jamby Madrigal, is a politician in the Philippines. She was elected during the 2004 general elections and is currently serving as a Senator.

Madrigal is the head of several foundations that aim to heighten awareness of the plight of street children, and to raise funds for various centers that award school scholarships to the children of the poor. The Books-for-the-Barangay Foundation Inc. (BBFI) is the lead partner of U.S-based “Books for the Barrios” organization, which has shipped more than P2.5 billion worth of books for Philippine public elementary and high schools. The Abad Santos Madrigal Foundation (ASMF) Inc. works to empower women and children through relevant and accessible livelihood programs. Its flagship project, the Basic Reflexology Training Program (BRTP) has trained more than 10,000 reflexology therapists nationwide. Program graduates are accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

She married Frenchman Eric Jean Claude Dudoignon Valade on December 7, 2002 at the Calatagan, Batangas farm estate of her aunt, the late Doña Consuelo “Chito” Madrigal-Collantes (1921-2008).

In May 2008 Jamby Madrigal formally filed court pleadings to contest the validity of the last will and testament of her late aunt Chito Madrigal-Collantes.

Other Information

  • Full Name: Maria Ana Consuelo Madrigal-Valade
  • Born : April 26, 1958
  • Nickname : Jamby
  • Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
  • Political party : Independent (2009–2010), Genuine Opposition (2007–2009), LDP (2001–2007)
  • Spouse : Jean Claude Dudoignon Valade (2002–present)
  • Residence : Manila
  • Occupation : Civil servant
  • Religion : Roman Catholic


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