I CAN Half-Way House at Lakewood, ZDS PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 June 2012 08:36

Finally, the center that would serve as a temporary medical facility (half-way house) for the communities around Lakewood, Zamboanga del Sur was inaugurated and blessed last June 23. This project of the I Can Make A Difference of ADZU (Ateneo de Zamboanga University College of Medicine) was supported by the JCI  (Jaycee Club) Greater Pagadian and Yllana.  This will serve as a medical and maternity clinic where people can be treated and women can give birth normally.

What made this center building unique it is made of plastic bottles of Coke (liter size) which I Can campaigned and collected from different sectors. The walls are made up of plastic bottles instead of the usual hollow blocks. The group even had a successful fun run in Zamboanga City last February to raise awareness of the half-way purpose at the same time informed the public the alternative use of discarded plastic bottles to save our environment.

Special guest was I CAN partner Jay Jaboneta of the Yellow Hope Foundation whose idea of providing boats to help children go to school has reached this place. I CAN was able to built boats too that can ferry school children to cross the lake in going to main land school. Congratulations to I CAN people, supporters and donors! You made life better at Lakewood because you believed you can.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 09:15