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2018 Home for the 100th Sheep Christmas Event

On December 18, 2018 as being yearly done so, Academy of World Healing Foundation (AWH) attended the Christmas play of “Home for the 100th Sheep” which operates and manages several free tuition pre-schools in Dasmarinas, Cavite. More than 80 day care children participated in their Christmas event. AWH donated P10,000 to Kaloi and Edna who are married together and operate the organization, for the needs of the day care centers such as food materials and school supplies. AWH also brought firewood for the relocated street families from Manila, of which Home for the 100th Sheep also takes care. Kaloi and Edna were very appreciative of the annual donation of AWH … Continue reading

Alfonso Day Event

On December 15, 2018 the Academy of World Healing Foundation (AWH) attended the Alfonso Skills Training with Job Assistance Under Sustainable Livelihood Program on Alfonso Day at its event center. Engr. Tibayan of MENRO (Municipial Environment & Natural Resources Office) mentioned her office will coordinate with DSWD to find creative ways to turn trash in the garbage into cash for additional earnings of 4 P’s (Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program) members. About 1,200 female members of the 4 P’s joined the event. AWH donated 25 bags of rice and P5,000 to the winner among the 4 P’s who deposited the most cash in their saving account derived from the recyclable trash … Continue reading

Hawaiian Lomilomi Workshop for Local Therapists

In December 2018, AWH vice president Casey Takayama, who acquired a Hawaii State massage therapist license in the United States, voluntarily held free Lomilomi massage workshop for Filipino therapists at AWH. Each workshop was conducted for around 3 hours and whole sequence of lomilomi massage techniques was taught in 2 days. The participated therapists would still need to practice on their own to memorize them. Once the therapists master Lomilomi massage, it will be offered to AWH guests as one of the therapeutic body massage choices.

National Children’s Month Celebration

On November 26, 2018 the National Children’s Month celebration held by Alfonso DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) and municipality was attended by Academy of World Healing (AWH) members at the Alfonso event center. About 600 selected indigent Grade 3 and 4 pupils from local elementary schools in Alfonso, Cavite attended the event. 72 out of 600 were PWD (persons with disabilities) pupils. AWH donated P15,000 to DSWD to buy hygience kits for all of the participants.

Waste Management for Environment

A MRF (Material Recovery Facility) has been constructed in Barangay Sicat with financial support from RIMM (Rotary International Multinational Manila) in April 2018. The barangay MRF Fund has been established and it collects monthly dues (P1,000 – P2,000) from commercial establishment in barangay Sicat, Alfonso, Cavite. After several months, Alfonso municipal dumpsite was closed down and MENRO (Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office) has dispatched dump trucks to Laguna dumpsite ever since. As a result, pick up from some barangays were less frequently prioritized and barangay Sicat MRF had accumulated a large volume of garbage inside. AWH vice president Casey Takayama talked with Engineer Malou Tibayan at Alfonso Municipality and … Continue reading

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

Expanded Local Health Board Meeting

AWH attended the Expanded Local Health Board meeting on August 31, 2018 held at the Alfonso Muincipal Hall headed by Mayor Varias and Dr. Manzo. Issues discussed were the following: 1. Voluntary Blood Council 2. Expanded Local Health Board 3. Municipal Nutrition Council 4. Alfonso Task Force on Smoking 5. Local Rabies Control 6. TB (tuberculosis) Infection Control 7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS Area of high TB cases were in barangay Pajo, Taiwanak Ibaba and Upli. As of the 2nd quarter 70 TB cases were reported. 9 were children. Most of the patients were male. The health department gives free medical treatment and are strictly monitored. Dr. … Continue reading

Local Waste Management Meeting

On August 5, 2018 AWH was invited by our newly elected Barangay Captain Arnel Caisip along with Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Board members and other Barangay officials to attend the MRF meeting at the Sicat Barangay hall. Most establishments in our barangay have been paying their monthly MRF dues. The municipal dump truck has been picking up residual wastes at the MRF shed, which has been built with the donations by AWH and RIMM.

Material Recovery Facility (MRF)

Many barangays (local communities/villages) do not comply with laws pertaining to separation/recycling of garbage and not polluting nearby waterways and groundwater with dumped garbage. AWH officials who are mostly members of Rotary Club of Multinational Manila (RIMM) therefore had met with local and City Health official in their community and had proposed a bi-weekly curb-side residual waste pickup brought to a roadside collection site designated by the community for monthly pick-up by the City’s dump truck. Project start-up, first year and creek clean-up financial assistance would be provided by RIMM in addition to the money collected from 12 commercial facilities including AWH. However, the project started on the wrong foot … Continue reading

2018 March Healing

This season (2017-18) subsequently to January group, AWH had March healing schedule open for everybody. Having healing sessions in the morning, some guests visited nearby elementary school and the poverty areas in the afternoon to extend their research to help.