Completion Report for Oplan Habagat

Poster about the donation campaign for monsoon and flood victims in the Philippines.

What: Oplan Habagat is a donation drive from the Filipino community in Kuwait, mostly Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and Filipino expatriates to help victims of flooding caused by recurrent heavy rains during the weeks from mid July to mid August 2012.

Aside from thinking of our own families and relatives staying in the Philippines, we are also concerned about as many of our fellow Filipinos who will benefit from our charitable efforts. This was made possible through the free shipment extended by LBC Express WLL-Kuwait.

 When: August 19, 2012, Sunday, from 8:00 to 11:00 AM

 Where: Holy Family Catholic Church, Kuwait City

 In Cooperation With:   Pinoy Ambulance Nurses in Kuwait (PANIK), Filipino Bloggers in Kuwait (FBK), LBC Express WLL Kuwait,  Philippine Red Cross, other Filipino organizations in Kuwait.

Beneficiaries:               Filipino victims of monsoon rains and floods

  The Mission Details

     A call to donate and help save lives was facilitated in the State of Kuwait by Overseas Filipino Workers, other members of the Filipino community and even some foreign friends, for the benefit of fellow Filipinos who were victims of the recent monsoon rains and floods. LBC Express WLL Kuwait came forward to offer free shipment of collected goods to the Philippines.

The Organizations Involved

–          PINOY AMBULANCE NURSES IN KUWAT (PANIK), LBC EXPRESS WLL KUWAIT, PHILIPPINE RED CROSS, Q8 REALTOR, SIH STAFF, IBRAHIM AL ALI AGENCY, AL SALAM HOSPITAL STAFF, DAR AL SHIFA HOSPITAL STAFF,  AKP-SAA KUWAIT, RUGBII – KUWAIT CHAPTER GBI-TBBG-KFC, GMGI KUWAIT CHAPTER,  PIWIK REVERT,  TRUE OVERSEAS PINOY ASSOCIATION (TROPA),  FRIENDS IN KUWAIT (FIK),  BISDAK SA KUWAIT,  FILIPINO CULTURAL CLUB, CLUB ILONGGO, FILIPINO BADMINTON CLUB, FILIPINO BASKETBALL LEAGUE, FILIPINO BLOGGERS IN KUWAIT (FBK), PHILBACK

Philippine Basketball Club in Kuwait

KUWAIT FILIPINO MOTHERS ORGANIZATION

Kuwait Filipino Mothers Organization

TASSY VIWAN MCDONALDS, ROSE VICTORIA WINSTON, JOSEPHINE C. BILAY, BAYANI ESPEJO, RITCHEL L. REPIL, DORI & JOE CORREIA, BERNADIE PERALTA, REBEKA MEKONEN WILLIAMS, MICHELLE ANGELES, FLOR MAGALLANES, LUZVIMINDA NOCOM, ROSELL ALOBA & JONATHAN LINTAG AGRADE.

 “It is better to give than to receive”, “United with stand, divided we fall”

The above statements were upheld true with this charity drive facilitated by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the State of Kuwait because through their concerted efforts, numerous boxes containing different necessities like food, toiletries, clothes, blankets, pillows and much more, were shipped to the Philippines to benefit our fellow countrymen.

LBC Shipment of donations from Kuwait arrives in the Philippines.

 

 

 

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