Kalusugan Karavan (Medical Van)

Project Summary

Medical Van conducts missions to depressed communities, conducting free medical, dental & surgical services where basic medical and health services are lacking.

Title Kalusugan Karavan (Medical Van)
Member UPS
Country Philippines
Area Focus Healthcare
Beneficiaries 8,000 individuals from depressed communities in Manila and provinces per year.

McDonald's Corporation's Efforts

A UPS Foundation sponsored Medical Van is used by the GMA Foundation in conducting free medical, dental & surgical missions in remote or depressed communities in Metro Manila and provinces, focusing on depressed communities where basic medical or heath services are lacking.

The Medical Van is used for approximately 6 missions each year, with a minimum of 8,000 beneficiaries annually.

Company Description

Through programs such as the Global Volunteer Week and the Neighbor to Neighbor Service Challenge and with funding largely from its UPS Foundation, UPS taps into its employee pool of 370,000 employees worldwide to encourage volunteerism and community service. UPS's community programs services broad ranges of needs in many different countries world wide. Specifically in Southeast Asia, UPS has serviced communities in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia.