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Rotarians visit Medina town and distribute wheelchairs to PWDs


The Rotary Club of Metro Medina Bay in partnership with the Rotary Club of Gingoog Bay and the local government of the town distributed wheelchairs to persons with disabilities (PWDs).

Dubbed as “Gabay Lakad 2023,” a total of 30 wheelchairs were successfully distributed by the civic group and the local government.

The wheelchairs, according to the group, did not only give PWDs their means of mobilization but it also give them the courage to move independently but in order to go on with their live with pride, dignity and convenience.

Augie Baylloy and his wife Audry Baylloy, the project benefactor couple, and chair of the Love Foundation, was also present during the formal distribution of wheelchairs to the beneficiries.

The Bayllot couple travelled from the United to the Philippines to pursue their dreams of helping the less privileged members of society through the Love Foundation.

Also present during the distribution was Rotary District 3870 Assistant Governor Joan Bahian, RC-GINGOOG BAY headed by their Hope Creating President @Natz Bullecer, the Hon. Mayor Donato N. Chan who is also the RCMMB charter president, Marriane L. Chan the Municipal Tourism Council Chairwoman, Municipal Councilors, Department heads and our beneficiaries.

The ROTARY CLUB OF METRO MEDINA BAY, under the active leadership of the Hope Creating president BENJAMIN UNALAN and its members, is very thankful to the benefactors and for the support from the mother club, the LGU and to all who is, in one way or another, help makes the said project create an impact to the less fortunate people in the community.

Rotary International’s Life-Changing Wheelchair Donation Projects

Rotary International, a global humanitarian organization, has been transforming lives through its impactful wheelchair donation projects. By providing mobility to individuals with disabilities in underserved communities, Rotary is enhancing their quality of life and fostering inclusivity. This article explores the significant contributions of Rotary International in empowering individuals through wheelchair donations.

Empowering Mobility and Inclusivity:
Rotary International’s wheelchair donation projects play a vital role in empowering individuals with disabilities by providing them with the gift of mobility. These projects aim to break down barriers and promote inclusivity, ensuring that everyone, regardless of their physical limitations, can participate fully in society. Through strategic partnerships with local communities, healthcare organizations, and NGOs, Rotary identifies individuals in need and delivers specially designed wheelchairs that cater to their specific requirements.

Global Impact:
Rotary International’s wheelchair donation projects have a far-reaching impact, spanning across the globe. Through its extensive network of Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and regions, the organization has been able to identify and address the needs of individuals with disabilities in diverse communities. By providing wheelchairs, Rotary is not only enhancing mobility but also enabling access to education, employment, healthcare, and social opportunities, thus breaking the cycle of poverty and exclusion.

Collaborative Efforts:
Rotary International’s wheelchair donation projects thrive on collaborative efforts. Rotary clubs work closely with local partners to ensure that the wheelchairs are appropriately fitted and accompanied by necessary training and support. These projects are often part of comprehensive initiatives that include rehabilitation services, accessibility improvements, and awareness campaigns, fostering sustainable change within communities.

Sustained Commitment:
Rotary International’s commitment to wheelchair donation projects is unwavering. With a strong emphasis on sustainability, the organization focuses not only on immediate impact but also on long-term support. By training local technicians and healthcare professionals in wheelchair maintenance and repair, Rotary ensures the continued functionality and durability of the donated wheelchairs.

Rotary International’s wheelchair donation projects embody the organization’s dedication to humanitarian service and inclusivity. Through the gift of mobility, Rotary is transforming lives and creating opportunities for individuals with disabilities worldwide. By working collaboratively and fostering sustainable change, Rotary is making a profound impact on the lives of those in need, one wheelchair at a time. ###

Joel Escol
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Joel Calamba Escol is a journalist in the Philippines for more than 20 years. Currently, he is the Managing Editor of Mindanao Daily News, the biggest and most-widely read newspaper in Southern Philippines. He is also known as Noypi Vlogger in Youtube. You can follow him on the following social networking sites below.

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