Cesar D. Candari, MD FCAP Emeritus
Daniel C. Fabito , MD FACS FPCS
Dr. Candari wrote an article entitled, “Medical missions to the Philippines may disappear” and stated, “The medical mission is the vanguard humanitarian endeavor of any Filipino medical and civic organizations. It shows no limit in their dedication, kindness, sympathy, charity, and genuine love for the poor people in our homeland” (Global Balita, August 16, 2012).
(L-R) Ms. Jade Rodriguez, Mr. Fidel Escurel, Dir. Marie Del Rosario – Apattad, andMs. Kristine Domagas
02 July 2015, Engr. Fidel Escurel, Head of the Middle East Network of Filipino Diaspora, awarded the PhP 40,000.00 worth educational assistance to the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) through Ms. Marie Del Rosario – Apattad (Director of the Project Management Division), Ms. Kristine Domagas (Emigrant Services Officer II), and Ms. Jade Rodriguez (Adopt-a-Scholar Project Officer). The said amount will cover one year’s tuition cost for the scholarship grant of a human trafficking survivor in Cebu.
from left to right, Dir. Marita del Rosario-Apattad, Sec., Imelda M. Nicolas, Executive Dir. Josaias dela Cruz, and Dir. Santos Godornes of World Vision
On July 3, 2015, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and World Vision Development Foundation signed an agreement in a bid to encourage more overseas Filipinos to make a difference in the lives of marginalized Filipino children. The two organizations agreed to join forces in tapping overseas donors through the use of their social media platforms and other traditional media. The CFO will link World Vision to its diaspora partners, and campaign for support with Filipino communities abroad during some of its activities abroad.