The Rotary Club of San Diego Paradise Valley (RCSDPV) held its Annual Mission in the Philippines from February 15 to March 1, 2020.  The Club participated at  three sites serving the less fortunate people from San Ildefonso, Bulacan, Madapdap Resettlement, Mabalacat Pampanga and Bauang La Union.  Services provided were free medical consultation, dental cleaning and dental extraction, minor surgeries such as cyst removal, donated reading glasses, feeding program, free medication such as antibiotics, vitamins, analgesics and many more. They served more than 7,000 people in the chosen state.  
Other activities included:
  • Conducted an Anti-Drug Awareness and Prevention Forum to 120 senior high school students of Dapdap High School.  Each participant was given a free t-shirt with logo.
  • Provided a Maternal Health Seminar "Buntis Congress" to 51 expectant mothers.  Each participant received a free newborn starter kit.  
  • Donated a handwashing station and dictionaries to Eliseo Belen Elementary School in Bacolor Pampanga.
  • With the theme "Rotary Connects the World," the Club held  fellowship nights with local government units for each site and with local Rotary clubs in the Philippines.
  • Signed a Sisterhood Agreement with four Rotary Clubs - Rotary Club of San Diego Paradise Valley, Rotary Club of Pasig Central, Rotary Club of Mandaluyong North and Rotary Club of Bacolor.
Through this effort RCSDPV was able to accomplish five of Rotary's Six Areas of Focus (Maternal and Child Health, Peace Conflict Prevention, Basic Education and Literacy and Water Sanitation) during the trip.