(Kiblawan, Davao del Sur) (August 28, 2015) — The Rotary Club of South Digos (RCSD) organized a medical, dental and feeding mission to New Sibonga Elementary School, Kiblawan. Club President RTN Teodorico “Jojo” Dofiles II led members to the far-flung barangay of the mountainous municipality to help schoolkids in their studies. The world’s premiere non-governmental organization then provided books, notebooks, pencils, erasers, ball pens, toothbrush, toothpaste, soaps to the pupils of the said school. The Rotarians also provided the kids with medical supplies such as nutritional supplements for home use. More than 250 students benefited from the donations.
The donations come from the personal funds of Rotary including De Leon Pawnshop owner Past President Florentino de Leon, Charter Member RTN Architect Troy Torreon, and institutions such as Avenue One Hotel. Along with the Rotarians was the Philippine representative of the international NGO Global Village Association, Valerie G. Nantes.
The RCSD is expected to launch more missions for the Rotary Year 2015-2016.
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