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Jetti, Akyat Aral conduct medical mission in Jomalig

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Jetti Petroleum has partnered with the nonprofit organization Akyat Aral on a back-to-school and dental mission for the children of Jomalig Island in Quezon province.

Alyat Aral, currently headed by Albert Atienza, has been operating since 2010. Jomalig Island is a fifth-class municipality in Quezon with roughly 7, 667 people.

DENTAL MISSION IN JOMALIG. Jettit Petroleum and Akyat Aral recently held a back-to-school and dental mission in Jomalig Island in Quezon province. The dental mission was conducted by the Innerwheel Dental Team, in coordination with the local government of Jomalig.

Aside from Jetti Petroleum, the back-to-school and dental mission was also a direct collaboration of Akyat Aral and the Las Pinas Dental Doctors Inner Wheel Club, in coordination with the Jomalig rural health unit and tourism offices.

The mission was held inside the Jomalig covered court. Aside from the dental mission, volunteers also conducted free haircuts, zumba sessions, hair treatment (lice removal), and a gift-giving activity.

Participants in the mission included parents and children from five participating barangays in Jomalig.

The office of Jomalig Mayor Nelmar Sarmienta provided support to the team including with area security, accommodation and mobilization.

Jomalig is an island municipality located southeast of Polillo Islands in Quezon. It is most known for its golden sand and turquoise beach waters which makes it a favorite

destination among local and foreign tourists. Apart from tourism, the island also thrives in agriculture, such as coconut farms and root crops.

The highlight of the program was the dental mission which was conducted by the Innerwheel Dental Team composed of Dr. Larissa Rilera, Dr. Analie Bolinao, Dr. Vivian Garcia Caintic and Dr. Joy Christine Villacorta with hands-on support from Nurse Donney Descalsota, Lynn Fontanilla and Szarmaine Soriano. A total of 150 lucky dental patients were given special treatments. JETTI Petroleum, Inc. who fueled the event was also with ABS-CBN Foundation and ABS-CBN / NEWS & PUBLIC SERVICE AFFAIRS headed by Segment Producer Buds Sayong. Jetti Petroleum – Integrated Marketing joins the team of Akyat Aral in Jomalig Island and personally deliver the services as one of the volunteers. Jetti also provided a simple shirt as part of the giveaway. The 5 – hour land trip was fueled by Jetti Petroleum in transporting the volunteers and items to be donated.

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