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LCPC Meeting – 2018 November

Alfonso LCPC (Local Council for Protection of Children) meeting was held on November 12, 2018 at the Mayor’s office in the municipal building. Mayor Varias, Dr. Manzo from municipal health department and Gina from DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) as core members also attended the meeting. Main subject was Children’s day event which is scheduled on Nov. 26 and Alfonso day event to be held Dec 13-15. Children’s day will be attended by 571 children consist of 500 selected grade 3-4 elementary school students and 71 handicapped children. Proposed gift for the children is hygiene kit which include tooth brush/paste, soap, rubbing alcohol, towel, etc.). AWH has decided to … Continue reading

ALFONSO DAY EVENT 2015

On December 10, 2015 municipal yearly event of Alfonso day was held at the municipal basketball court. Three parts of programs catered for children, PWD (persons with disabilities) and indigents respectively. The municipality of Alfonso including the mayor and councilors sponsored the event. DSWD prepared gifts and coordinated participants. Municipal health office conducted free dental checkups. Kiwanis Alfonso chapter assisted the programs. AWH financially assisted to provide gifts to PWD and donated quality used clothes which were originally donated by AWH’s guests from Japan.

Indian Mango Sharing with Indigents

In the property of AWH (Academy of World Healing Foundation), there are many Indian mango trees bearing plentiful of their fruits. AWH usually shares them with neighbor indigents so that they can sell them in the market. On top of it, however, AWH provided some sacks of Indian mangos to barangay Mangas II residents, most of whom are re-settlers from Samar island. They seemed to be happy to grab the mango and shared among themselves.

Birth Certificate Project Continued at Barangay Mangas II

AWH attended a monthly LCPC (Local Council for Protection of Children) meeting on 4/13 and learned that more than half of the birth certificates for the residents of  Gulod, barangay Mangas II, Alfonso had not been issued yet. After the meeting, we asked Tess of municipal Civil Registry Office (CRO) the reasons. She explained that many had discrepancies such as misspelling of the names, wrong birth dates, etc. We retrieved 19 negative certificate of birth (document of not having birth certificate) which had been stuck in the process. Later date we visited Mangas II and collected baptismal certificates for those 19 residents, then proceeded to CRO and checked one by … Continue reading

Indigent Family Support with Overseas Guestss

Guests from overseas, largely Japan, had assisted donation of clothing, rice, food materials to the indigent families of the squatter village in barangay Mangas II, Alfonso, Cavite. Totally 5 days in different groups AWH staff took them to the site where clothing, rice, staples and baked goods were distributed as to the needs of the families. An undernourished single mother at Gulug Mangas II, asked for assistance for her baby born in 2014 as it had a golfball-size swelling on her left arm. Pediatrician Dr. Nasu from Japan visited AWH and also the site and diagnosed the swelling as possible infantile venous hemangioma which usually shrinks naturally after 1 year … Continue reading

Giving Birth Certificates to Indigents

Philippine population is counted by the National Statistics Office (NSO) and it is said to be 97 million as of 2013. In the meantime, according to CIA website of The World Factbook indicates it 107.7 million as July 2014 estimate. We always wonder from where this discrepancy comes. Many of the new residents of Gulud, barangay Mangas squatter village in Alfonso, Cavite, consisting presently of about 47 families, migrated from Western Samar to Manila and also Bacoor, Cavite about 10 years ago. Children born during these wanderings, along with some of the adults, largely have no birth certificates, which are usually required to apply for Philhealth (national health insurance). AWH … Continue reading