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Economic and community development

Camp Hope, Alfonso, Cavite

RIMM (Rotary International Multinational Manila), with the committed support of its multi-national members from Australia, Japan, the US, and the Philippine, is focusing on assisting indigent communities that are struggling to be self-sufficient with year-round basic needs/support provided they are willing to work with their volunteer barangay (local village) health workers in monitoring their c...
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Waste Management Project – Continued

A MRF (Material Recovery Facility), which our club and Academy of World Healing Foundation funded, has been constructed in Barangay Sicat in April 2018. The barangay MRF Fund has been established and it collects monthly dues (P1,000 – P2,000) from commercial establishment in barangay Sicat, Alfonso, Cavite. After several months, Alfonso municipal dumpsite was closed down and MENRO (Municipal Envir...
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Donations to Day Care, Kindergarden & former Grade 6 students

On June 19, 2018 RIMM represented by President Betty Vicedo and Incoming President Raymund Balicha donated complete set of school uniforms and shoes to the following: 36 indigent Brgy. Sicat Day Care pupils 15 indigent Kindergarten pupils at the Brgy. Sicat Elementary School 21 former Grade 6 pupils at Brgy. Sicat Elementary School who are now in Grade 7 High School In addition to th...
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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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Building a MRF (Material Recovery Facility) Site

Improper garbage collection has created a health hazard
A temporary holding facility for the collecting of residual waste (non-recyclable garbage) Many barangays (local communities/villages) do not comply with laws pertaining to separation/recycling of garbage and not polluting nearby waterways and groundwater with dumped garbage. RIMM Rotarians therefore had met with local and City Health official in their community and had proposed a bi-weekly curb-...
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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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Hygiene Products Distribution in Usting

On March 20, 2018, RIMM members accompanied friends of PP Don Shields of Rotary Club of Geelong Central District 9780 Australia namely Kathie and Anthony to distribute hygiene products that they brought with them from Australia at Usting, Luksuhin in Alfonso, Indigent women and their children were pleased to receive the hygiene products. In the meantime, Since family planning is the flagship...
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Tondo Dump Site & Pasay Graveyard Visit

Humanitarian Mission to the Poorest of the Poor An all-day humanitarian mission was conducted by four RIMM Rotarians with a van overloaded with rice (250kg rice in 5kg bags), baked goods, bought school supplies, misc. school supplies and clothing donated by Japanese Club Rotarians and over P10,000 in P20 currencies for distribution to the children. Tondo (formerly known for Smokey Mountain) Dump...
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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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