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Cabanatuan City, Philippines

Michelle Jean C. Batinga

Michelle Jean C. Batinga is the chairperson of Buklod Association and is also the local facilitator assisting the community group of Tanglaw. She is a mother of one and a homemaker. Michelle is coordinating a new project, “Initiative on Making Anti-Covid-9 Kits for Enhanced Protection and Health”, that trains selected leaders from ten community organizations to collaborate and produce anti-COVID-19 kits.

“Generosity is not only limited to sharing material things to other people but also helping them to cause significant changes in their lives, such as developing their skills and instilling knowledge that will never fade over time.”

- Michelle Jean C. Batinga, Cabanatuan City, Philippines

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  • Project Type: Mutual aid network
  • Issue Area: Healthcare

The project, “Initiative on Making Anti-Covid-9 Kits for Enhanced Protection and Health”,  trains selected leaders from ten community organizations to collaborate and produce anti-COVID-19 kits which include face shields, face masks, hand sanitizer, and soap among other items. Community leaders are training families within their communities and will expand to other villages afterwards. Aside from enhanced protection from COVID-19, the training could result in improved livelihood for some families.