Rotarians to the rescue of typhoon hit Leyte island

Target at RM 248,000
Target at RM 248,000

Rotarian Dr Ho Loon Shin, a retired general physician who is now teaching part-time at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Johor Bahru is leaving on Monday, 25 November for Cebu in the Philippines to distribute aid to the disaster-hit Leyte island.

Dr Ho Loon Shin is very passionate about helping people especially those who are undergoing suffering. He has been involved in fund-raising for the past 30 years, and has raised almost RM 343,000 through the Rotary Clubs in this region.

“I believe that all possible steps should be taken to prevent or alleviate human suffering arising out of calamity and that civilians so affected have a right to protection and assistance.” said Dr Ho to CJMY

DG Chew and President Steven Pang -RC Kulai
DG Chew and President Steven Pang -RC Kulai

This is Dr Ho’s third such trip to the Philippines. The first was to help the flood disaster victims in Quezon City.

“Last year, it was to Cebu city to do some literacy work, medical mission and rural vocational service project.   In January this year, it was to distribute food aid to about 3,000 families in rural and the hard-hit Compostella Valley near Tagum city in Mindanao in the south.” he said

Dr Ho added,” During the Tsunami disaster of 2004, we raised more than RM 400,ooo. So this round it is another continuation of our humanitarian work in Rotary.” Dr Ho is expected back on 3 December.

As auctioneer in kuching obtained RM 4000
Obtained RM 4000 as an auctioneer in kuching
comman center of Air Foce
Air Foce comman center

 

distributing relief at Tacloban airport
Distributing relief at Tacloban airport
food aid
Food aid

 

In Sarawak
In Sarawak

 

kuching
Kuching, Sarawak
With Monash Uni students
With Monash Uni students

 

role of doctors in community service
Role of doctors in community service

 

With Year 5 students Nov 20 2013
With Year 5 students Nov 20 2013