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ARDCI Hygiene Kits Distribution: Tinago, Viga, Catanduanes

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ARDCI Members gladly showing their hygiene kits.

ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated distributed hygiene kits to 309households in Tinago, Viga, Catanduanes to promote health and hygiene awareness last March 30, 2019.

Each hygiene kit includes a toothbrush, toothpaste, bath soap, shampoo, cotton buds, and nail cutter. Moreover, it also has a first aid kit that contains a thermometer, betadine, gauze, plaster, and bandage.

“Say Aaah”. Dentists carefully applied fluoride to the children of Tinago

Dr. Pastor showing the kids how to brush their teeth properly.

Hygiene promotion was an important part of the distribution of the kits thus it followed a lecture on oral hygiene for children who participated in tooth brushing drill. 126 children between six (6) to ten (10) years old had their teeth applied with fluoride conducted by volunteer dentists.

Lectures on cervical cancer awareness have been discussed to women on whom eleven (11) of them have availed the free Pap Smear. The activity will help families to stay clean and help to prevent the spread of diseases partly due to hygiene-related health problems.

Dreamy Eyes. Jollibee happily agreed to pose with the children of Tinago after performing for them.

Laughter and excitement fill the place as the mascot of Jollibee appeared and graced them by dancing his signature song which was applauded and joined with happy children.

Ms. Rona Marie O. Villar, Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator, led the distribution which was part of ARDCI’s 5k Initiative, Katuwang sa Kalusugan.