Moving forward in 2011
Getting away from their comfort zones and living in the community far away from their own families are some of the tough realities the three young nurses have been facing with. Realizing the great need to help the needy, sick and the poor, they let go of the plans in going abroad. It is a real sacrifice for others—no riches to gain, nor fame nor honor; but a humble experience worth cherish for a lifetime because lives have been saved, more and more each day.
Jerrani Abando, Jaspere John Delos Reyes and Efraim Ninalga are the three nurses who answered to this great need. Jerrani and Efraim are from La Union and Jaspere John is from Cavite. The three nurses are serving mostly Tagbanwas, Palawanos and local residents in their work place.
Mission Field Project is a healthcare program of the Global Ministries of Missionary Nurses Inc. that started in Palawan, Philippines. It helped more than 9,000 individuals through its support services in project partner hospital, rural health nursing, medical mission, and among other activities.
Currently, the project site is located in Barangay Sagpangan, Aborlan, Republic of the Philippines, with three full time nurses working in the community and project partner hospital.
GMMN is a non-stock, non-profit organization that is committed in helping people in rural and remote areas creating hope and empowering lives, founded in December 2008. It started to operate thereafter, and formally registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission in January 12, 2010 and in Bureau of Internal Revenue in May 7, 2010.
It all started through friendship online with common interests and goals in life. Now, GMMN is a full pledged organization and is very thankful of the help and support of different people around the world, above all, to God Almighty for the life and the calling to serve.
This 2011, Mission Field is mulling to open more project sites in Palawan. More likely will be in Taytay, Roxas, Brooke’s Point and Quezon, depending on the responses of the respective local government units. Two nurses will work in every site for at least one year, and the host municipality will take charge of the food subsidy and accommodation of our nurses.
These nurses are doing check-ups, health promotions, referrals, assistance through immunizations with the rural health units, first aids, emergency managements, community trainings, and among others.
GMMN is looking forward increasing the scope of its services and programs to serve more and more poor individuals and families. And this is only possible because of your help and cooperation.
For more inquires, contact Asahel D. Catap, operations officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jaspere John Delos Reyes, project coordinator, email@example.com.