Cebu, Philippines

Healing Little Hearts in the Cebu, The Philippines

Country of Focus

Gift of Life International receives more requests for help from parents of children with heart disease in the Philippines than any other country around the world. In our effort to respond to the tremendous need, we have partnered with the Rotary Club of Cebu and Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center to provide reliable and sustainable care to children of the region surrounding Cebu. During 2018 and 2019, through these efforts we provided care to 148 children during our missions.

Accomplishments to Date:

148 Children Treated
$590K Invested
5 Missions Conducted

Focus in 2020:

Continue our partnership with the Rotary Club of Cebu and the Vicente Memorial Medical Center to empower Filipino doctors and nurses to care for their children through regular training visits.

Gift of Life 2018

A compilation of video taken during the Gift of Life Vocational Training Team's surgical missions held in 2018.

Posted by Rotary Club of Cebu on Thursday, January 31, 2019


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Impact of Your Donation


Could provide regular exams following surgery


Could provide medicines needed to ensure a healthy recovery


Could provide 6 months of nutritional assistance prior to surgery


Could provide one year of nutritional assistance following surgery