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Brigada Eskwela Event in Cavite

On May 28, 2018 RIMM joined the other Cavite chapter Rotarians for the "Brigada Eskwela" (Working Together for Schools) event in Alulod Elementary School in Indang, Cavite, Philippines. Each participating Rotary club endorsed financial support for donating big pails of assorted paints & other materials for the said school. The principal was grateful that her school was the chosen as the ...
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Sicat Elementary School Ceiling Project #2

In the beginning of May, 2018, the installation of heat prevention insulation and covering the entire ceiling of the computer classroom of the Sicat Elementary School in Alfonso, Cavite has been completed. The classroom is now cool as compared before. It was very hot inside during this warm season.  The students will now feel comfortable inside when they start the new school year this coming Ju...
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Providing School Supplies and a Classroom Environment to Facilitate Learning

March 5, 2018 – RIMM Rotarians visiting again with Japanese guests to discuss further needs and pledge support.
RIMM will continue to provide basic school supply support in poor areas such as the project started Jan. 2018 that provided school supplies to 175 children in grades 1 to 6. These consisted of notebooks, pencils, pens, etc. as well as arts and craft supplies to gifted students donated by overseas RIMM Rotarians as well as items purchased locally. Another visit to the school in February with...
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Producing Black Garden Soil (“Black Gold”) from Nature’s Bounty

Mulch bin filled with leaves soaked in trash can
Depending on the weather and care, it takes about four months to convert leaves into nutrient-rich, organic black garden soil that can be used to enrich the local soil for better yield or be sifted and sold. AWH Rotarians have demonstrated this simple but effective process to the local community as an inexpensive way of creating high yield garden patches and additional income. When sifted and perh...
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5-Bridge Creek Clean-up: Educating and Leading by Example in Protecting the Environment

Sponsored and funded by RIMM in cooperation with the local community and the City of Alfonso Prior to the creek clean-up a community outreach program was undertaken that included educating children in the nearby elementary school about proper waste segregation and recycling and thereby protecting the environment and their own drinking water. After pledges were received that the children would pro...
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Bereaved Family Care

In the Philippines, new school classes usually start in June after the hot season. In the beginning of June, parents become busy preparing school supplies for their children. The grandmother of Nino requested our club an assistance of fund for school supply. Nino's mother was raped and murdered. Nino is 15 years old now but he is in grade 4. He almost became a street child after his mother's de...
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Helping Bereaved Indigent Family

The Php3,500/month family support handout for former parentless street child Nino, his under-employed grandmother Ester Stuazon and her 20-year old daughter Mhina ended in June 2015 after a 30-month support. Nino's mother (Ester's daughter & Mhina's sister) was raped and murdered. Mhina, who graduated from high school two years ago has financially provided meaningful family support through par...
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Basic Life Support Training for Rotaract Carmona

On January 9, 2016, based on the request of Carmona Rotaract Club, A.L.E.R.T (Alpha Luksuhin-Ibaba Emergency Response Team) chartered by our honorary club member Jun Baurile who also serves ARESCOM (Army Reserve Command) as a sergeant, conducted a basic life support and emergency health management training in Carmona, Cavite on a voluntary basis. About 30 Rotaract youth members participated and...
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Vocational Training #2 for Indigents as Electronic Technicians

Continuing effort to provide vocational training opportunities to barangay Mangas II residents, Dindo, a local electronic technician, has decided to voluntarily teach electronics. He was actually the one who assisted one of the birth certificate project activities. RIMM took eight willing trainee candidates including Henry to Dindo's shop for introductory lecture. Dindo explained about capacitors,...
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Vocational Training for Indigents as Automobile Mechanics

Providing financial assistances to indigents sounds good and benevolent. Despite our intent, however, we would need to be aware that it might sometimes promote their laziness and dependency.  Instead, RIMM has sought to provide vocational training opportunities so that they can acquire skills to earn their own bread and butter. Luckily an excellent automobile mechanic in town, Danny, who has 15 ...
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