The Love for Life Foundation of Philippine American Physicians in America (LFLF) is working with our partners, the Kapampangan Development Foundation and the staff at the Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Center (see project #2268) to mobilize a group of medical professionals to go to the island of Leyte, one of the areas hardest hit by Yolanda. We are shipping clothing, food, and potable water to the area. LFLF is also organizing the Filipino groups in New England to work together as one
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
A devastating typhoon that has decimated an entire city, killed and misplaced families, caused unsanitary conditions which will cause long and short term medical and surgical complications
How will this project solve this problem?
We will do what we can to provide clean drinking water and food to those who need it We will focus on the children who are starving and have lost their parents
Potential Long Term Impact
Ultimately work with the many other aid agencies to prevent epidemics of infectious disease and dehydration
Total Funding Received to Date: $5,397
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $14,603
Total Funding Goal: $20,000