CHD serves Antiqueños
CHD serves Antiqueños. A series of Community Health Day (CHD) were conducted by Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD), Inc. (A Microfinance NGO) and CARD Bank in the municipalities of Bugasong, Patnogon, Sibalum, San Jose, and Hamtic in the province of Antique on June 24-28, 2019. A total of 1,832 microfinance clients, their dependents, and the general public benefitted from the medical, dental and optical services rendered during the health fairs. Community Health Day (CHD) is one of the social development programs of CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI) under its Microfinance and Health Protection (MaHP) Unit. The initiative aims to reach clients who live in areas where access to health services is limited. CARD MRI is a group of 21 development institutions including CARD, Inc. and CARD Bank, which aims to end poverty in the country by providing financial and non-financial services. To date, the Community Health Day has been conducted in more than 291 municipalities in the Philippines benefitting more than 175,000 Filipinos.