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PIA Press Release
2010/05/31

APO conducts "Operation Free Tuli" in QC

Quezon City (31 May) -- Doctors, nurses, and resident members of Alpha Phi Omega International Collegiate Service Fraternity and Sorority conducted here over the weekend free circumcision operations and medical check up to 105 boys (ages 7-16 years old) from depressed areas of Barangay U.P. Campus.

The APO chapters who participated in the event included University of the Philippines in Diliman, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima, Lagro and Manila Doctors. The service was done at the Baranggay UP Campus Health Center from 8AM to 5PM.


Doctors, nurses and members of APO International Collegiate Service Fraternity and Sorority conduct "Operation Free Tuli" for 105 boys aged 7-16 from depressed areas of Barangay UP Campus last May 29, 2010. (APO)

Despite the unbearable heat of the day, the service project was deemed a success and "filled with fun." The boys who underwent circumcision together with their parents eagerly queued in line early in the morning to have their names listed to avail of the free circumcision and medical check up. Free snacks and medicines donated by fraternity brothers, sorority sisters and benevolent donors were also distributed to the patients and parents.

"This service project is just a speck of what our fraternity and sorority has been doing since the very first day of our foundation in 1925 and we intend to do it as often as possible to share what we have to the needy," remarks Bing Lasam, the Grand Chancellor of the Eta Chapter from the University of the Philippines at Diliman. "Doing services to help our fellowmen is the solid foundation that keeps our fraternity and sorority strong and healthy. This is also what binds our brothers and sisters together. But despite that, we believe that the experience and happiness brought about by sharing what we know and what we have is something money cannot buy and we think that it is a moral responsibility everyone should be doing."

"Indeed, this service project was a success not only to the eyes of the Alpha Phi Omega International Collegiate Service Fraternity and Sorority but also to the boys who were circumcised and their parents. This project wouldn't have been made possible without the generous help of the following: Mr. Robert Sing and Col. Belli Tamayo of Frank Reed Horton Memorial Lodge #379, Bro. Alex Fernandez of Unilab, Bro. Boy Tan-Gatue, AKAP and the Vice-Mayor of Quezon City Joy Belmonte," said the organizers. (APO/PIA) [top]

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