Warm greetings and thank you very much for your generous donation to our project supporting earthquake affected families in Southern Philippines. Most of the affected families were able to return to their homes by now expcept for a few who are still in the evacuation centers because their places were deemed by the government to be unfit for habitation with massive cracks in the mountains and the ocurrence of landslides is very real. With the returning families, we started to train them on vegetable gardening because this is one of the easiest way to have immediate supply of fresh foods. We also provided them with organic fertilizer comprising mix of carbonized rice hull, animal manure and coconut peat. We are able to assist 300 families in this manner. Hoping for your continuing support to our initiative.
Greetings and thank you very much for your generous support to our initiative assisting those who were affected by the earthquake in Southern Philippines. The damage caused by the main tremor and then by subsequent aftershocks damaged a lot of houses and there are some barrios where 80% of the houses were totally damaged and no longer fit for habitation. During this time while we are assessing where to install our latrines, we are providing hygiene kits comprising bath and wash soap, toothpaste, toothbrush and feminine pads. We are also providing some heavy duty tarps for 3 schools in Tulunan for their makeshift classroom as the concrete buildings have the danger of collapsing. The need is indeed very great as the damage is extensive and we need all the help we can. Hoping for your generous support.
Warm greetings from Tulunan, North Cotabato. After our initial preparation from our home-base in Misamis Oriental which is 5 hours drive to the earthquake afftected sites, we are starting to repair broken-down latrines. Thanks a lot to the generosity of friends and our logistical capacity to operate in a short time notice. We are focusing on repair of latrines for communities that are still habitable and whose houses are still intact and not totally damaged. Repairs include installing new toilet bowls, re-building the superstructure or constructing new setpic tanks. We are doing this in order to minimize open defecation in the area. Later on we will move on to the building of new toilets when funds and donors are still available. Our advantage is that we are already experts about this, we have lots of partners on the ground and we share similar cultures with the affected communities.
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