Everyday, especially on weekends, the Gilutungan channel is dotted with dozens upon dozens of boats… carrying tourists to its famed Gilutungan Marine Sanctuary. People pose for shots. post photos, laugh, and have a great time.
But do you know what goes on on the other side of the island? Over 100 families live on this tiny island, majority of them are young families… and all are dependent on the ocean. This is a fishing island after all. When you get past the front that tourists see… you will be shocked at the level of poverty of these people. Barefoot children with bloated tummies are a very common site.
We’re inviting everyone of you to come and help out. We have lots of activities planned for this day and we need YOU to make it happen!
What we’re going to do and you can volunteer for which ever activity you are most comfortable with:
1) Medical Assistance – general medical check-up and deworming
2) Feeding – we’ll be cooking our famous arroz caldo
3) Grocery items distribution
4) Slippers and clothes for the children
What we need:
1) De-worming medicine
3) Soap and shampoo
1) 20 kilos Rice
2) 7 kilos Chicken
3) Knorr Chicken cubes or Magic Sarap
6) 60 pcs eggs
1) Used clothing – especially for kids
We did it for a week before, let’s do it one more time!
DROP OFF CENTERS AND MEET-UP AREA WILL BE POSTED SOON!