Philippine Army, Air Force, SKH Initiative conducts community outreach program in Zamboanga del Sur

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

The Saka sa Kaugmaon nga Hamugaway (SKH) Initiative, in collaboration with the Philippine Army and Philippine Air Force, held a Medical Outreach Program in Barangay Guinicolalay, Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur to give free medical care to low-income and marginalized areas on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

Free medical outreach, operation tuli, dental checkups, giving of slippers and toys to children, and fun games were all part of the initiative, which was designed to maintain track of the underprivileged community’s health services.

SKH President Ms. Fruby P. Dayondon, along with Hon. Junaflor Cerilles, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB), 547th Engineer Battalion (547EBn), 1st Cavalry Battalion (1CAV), and Philippine Air Force’s Tactical Operations Group 9, spearheaded the medical outreach (TOG9).

This effort is part of the 53IB’s goal of becoming a world-class Army that is a source of national pride by 2028, as outlined in the Army Transformation Roadmap (ATR).

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