6-7 June 2016 – Ms. Katharina Wilkin of action medeor visits project beneficiaries in Negros Occidental.
Community health workers (CHWs) from Haciendas Ilimnan. Ylanan, ARB, Perez and Cuison are undergoing a Herbal Making training during her visit. This training is facilitated by the Negros Island Health Integrated Program (NIHIP). The CHWs learned how to prepare Lagundi syrup, turmeric powder, and Makabuhay (Tinospora rumphii Boerl) ointment and Acapulco (Cassia alata L) ointment during their practicum.
Ms. Wilkin also witnessed the turn-over ceremony of carabaos, plows and seeds to representatives of each hacienda.