2015 Cebu City, Philippines

Oct 7, 2015

Arriving at Cebu City

Cebu City, Philippines

Day 1, 10/4 The team met in San Francisco, some arriving from as far away as Japan and Massachusetts. Many were experienced in missions with Rotapast and there were several who were volunteering for the f... Read More »

Oct 8, 2015

First Day- Rotaplast at Cebu

Cebu City, Philippines

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Oct 9, 2015

1st Day Of Surgeries

Cebu City, Philippines

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Oct 11, 2015

Day three- 15 Surgeries – Honoring the Past and Creating a Future.

Cebu City, Philippines

Rotarian and humanitarian Vince Rubin passed away five years ago, and together with his wife Donna-Lee Rubin, provided many years of leadership to the Rotaplast story. This mission is in honor of VinceR... Read More »

Oct 13, 2015

A Profile of our 1,000th patient, Aiko

Cebu City, Philippines

Imagine living and working nearly 12 hours from where your youngest son lives with his severe facial deformity that so affects his self image.  Fortunately your eldest son who is 28 is managing the care o... Read More »

Oct 13, 2015

The Day of the Recreation Therapist

Cebu City, Philippines

Barbara Hofelich is from Reading Massachusetts, and has been on two previous missions. Both to Pereira Colombia. Barbara day starts off at 5:15 am where she hurries to find her morning coffee and enjoy the... Read More »

Oct 14, 2015

A PACU nurse brings comfort to the littlest ones.

Cebu City, Philippines

Elizabeth Brown is an RN from Spokane Washington. Liz has been on 5 missions with Rotaplast and this is her second time to Cebu. When asked how or why she chose Rotaplast, she said that she always wanted t... Read More »

Oct 16, 2015

The Rotaplast Mission team- with 104 surgeries completed- a helping vision of a helping team

Cebu City, Philippines

We would like to thank our sponsors Rotary District 7930, the Charlotte Geyer Foundation, and The San Francisco Rotary Foundation for making this mission possible. Pictured above, Medical Director, Rod Si... Read More »

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