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Helping Indigent

Distribution of Samsung Tablets

By August 1, the 2020/21 RIMM Scholarship list which RIMM was working on for several months had been expanded to 9 applicants for College Scholarships and 21 applicants for Snr. High School Scholarships as more specific feedback had been received continuously from indigent camps and the relocated AETA village in San Luis. This final list was also forwarded to Rotary District Governor Liza as she ...
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Continued Support for AETA village at San Luis, Batangas

While 37 families of the 70 families living in San Luis had already relocated to the newly established mountain village, they were hoping to survive despite being cut off from the ocean resources, their previous home. However, limited employment under the enforced Covid-19 quarantine made it very rough despite government food rations. When it was announced that a Modified Enhanced Community Quara...
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The Aeta Village Project in Batangas

In late January 2020, RIMM was informed about a 64 family AETA tribe relocating from the beach because the present resort owners apparently were reluctant to continue their presence there and also because of tsunami concerns pertaining to earthquakes related to the January 10 Taal Volcano eruption.The AETA tribe had finalized the purchase of a small and steep hillside plot subdivided into 61 lots...
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Distributing Donations during COVID-19

On May 6, 2020 District 3810 governor's office delivered the following: 1 unit of agricultural sprayer & liquid bleach  24 packs of sandwich loaf bread 80 boxes of calcium supplement (100 tablets/box) 300 sachet of "Ready-to-Use Supplement Soy-Based Food" for moderately malnourished children aged 6 months & older. On May 7, 2020, 300 boxes of Calcium supplement and 150 pa...
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Distribution of Rice and Firewood to Indigent Camps

On March 20, 2020 Pres. Henry and IPP Raymund distributed 12 sacks of rice and firewood to Usting 1 and 2 in Brgy. Luksuhin Ibaba and Camp Hope in Brgy. Sicat, Alfonso, Cavite for the second time. There are over 50 indigenous families in the 3 camps. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, they became unable to go out and sell taho (tofu with brown sugar syrup) or balut (boiled duck egg) which brings their ...
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Aetas Relief Operation

March 11, 2020 Volcano Eruption Primary Relief Operation: Agoncillo with additional support for relocated AETA village in San Luis, Batangas. This mission was a cooperative effort between DSWD which identified the needs of the people to be served, the Alfonso Mayor's efforts which authorized the release of emergency supplies and RIMM (Rotary International Multinational Manila) which paid P8,0...
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Indigent Support – Squatter Camp at Ustin II, Alfonso

On Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, a drizzly rainy day, RIMM members went to Ustin II squatter camp in Alfonso, Cavite where twenty families reside.  This was a follow-up visit to the camp from five days ago where largely can food was distributed and further needs evaluated. One 5kg sack of rice was provided to each family, bread for the children, coconuts, firewood, 3 backpacks for high school students...
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Laurel Evacuation Center

Municipality of Laurel in Batangas province located North-West of Taal Volcano which erupted on January 12, 2020, has approximately 41,000 population across 21 barangays (villages) where the majority are within 14km radius. RIMM members met with the mayor Joan of Laurel and she explained that 60 percent of them are in the evacuation centers and 40 percent evacuated to their private acquaint...
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2020 Taal Volcano Eruption Assisting Evacuees

DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) Alfonso has been coordinating and organizing temporary housing, food supplies, health issues and sanitary for evacuees at the main evacuation center in Alfonso, Cavite, where more than 2,000 evacuated. In conjunction with DSWD Alfonso, RIMM received a list of commodity items urgently requested by the evacuees which included sleeping mats, blanket...
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2020 Taal Volcano Eruption

On January 12, 2020 around 4pm, Taal volcano erupted. Barangay Sicat, Alfonso where RIMM HQ is is within 20km distance to the volcano crater.The ashes were brought toward Manila areas due to wind direction at that time. Small seismic activities were observed frequently after the eruption. Manila airports were closed the next day long. The electrical posts were affected by the frequent tremors...
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