Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center

by Mercy In Action Vineyard, INC
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center
Philippine Disaster Recovery -Rebuild Birth Center

Project Report | May 26, 2015
Rebuilding in the Disaster Zone

By Vicki Penwell | Executive Director

With your generous help, Mercy In Action rebuilt an entire clinic/birth center that had been smashed to rubble in the disaster zone.

You remember how devastated Leyte Island was last year after the largest storm in history ripped through the Philippines. Known as Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines) this storm destroyed all the hospitals and clinics for hours around the epicenter of this terrible disaster.

So we chose one birth center to rebuild from the ground up. It is now complete, open for business, and truly one of the nicest birth centers in the entire Philippines! Cumpio Clinic is well furnished, well stocked, well staffed, and so full of love and gratitude from the patients who are all survivors of the 2013 Super Typhoon that wiped out much of Leyte Island.

Since Cumpio Clinic opened the new doors last fall, 102 babies have been born in the newly rebuilt birth center, 238 prenatal exams have been done in the outpatient clinic, and over 100 home visits have been made to postpartum mothers and babies.

These attached pictures tell the story of what is possible when people come together and respond quickly, compassionately, effectively, and efficiently following a natural disaster.

This recent email from Nerissa to Vicki speaks volumes about the profound effect this project had on one typhoon survivor:

"Dear Ma'am Vicki,
Thank you. Indeed i am so very happy and that i am so thankful for all the donors. You just didn't rebuild the clinic but you gave back my life, hope, the zest and will to live and the most important my faith in God.
You really made an impact to us.
I love you with all my heart.


Nerissa"Heartfelt thanks to our Global Giving donors who made this project possible.

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Mercy In Action Vineyard, INC

Location: Boise, ID - USA
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Vicki Penwell
Boise , ID United States

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