|Packed food items ready for distribution to Barangay
Balay Mindanaw continues to focus its
relief operations on providing food and water to about four thousand
(4,000) families or 21,000 persons in the five barangays (villages)
of Bulua, Iponan, Canitoan, Bonbon and Kauswagan. There are 26
more villages covered by other groups in Cagayan de Oro.
After 3 days of relief operations, we
have already served 762 families (approximately 5,334 individuals)
in 4 barangys (Opol, Bulua, Bonbon and Iponan). Each family served
got 5 kilos of rice, 6 cans of sardines, 6 hardboiled eggs and
3 liters of water per family. We have also given out
additional 3 bundles of clothes and beddings particularly to Brgy.
Bonbon whose Barangay Chairperson expressed the need for such
Support from different local and
international organizations and individuals continue to pour.
To date, the following have been received by the BM Relief
Cash Donations (Cash, Cheques, Bank
Euros: 200 Euros
There are also pledges of unspecified
amounts locally and from Australia, USA, and Europe.
MIsereor has offered 5,000 Euros in
support of the BM Relief Work.
14 big bundles of clothings, blankets,
etc. from a Korean friend
Medicines from FPSDC
Goods from Sally Bellosillo
100 boxes of water (24 bottled per box @ 1 liter per bottle) from
Goods, 2 fire trucks and 7 volunteers from LGU Maramag
Goods from Kids for Peace
Goods from 6th Infantry
Division, AFP PA
Clothings/Medicine from Dr. Jojo Aguirre
Again, we express our deepest
gratefulness to our volunteers, friends, supporters, and to all the
kind hearts who are with us. You inspire and strengthen us.
We are also inspired by the
wisdom of our dear friend, the late Dekha Ibrahim: “I refuse
to be a victim. I am a resource for PEACE.”
previous reports here: Dec. 20, Dec.
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