Manila, Philippines

Healing Little Hearts in the Manila, 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 Makati West Gift of Life Program to coordinate surgeries and caths to be performed at local hospitals within Manila. In the Rotary year 2017-18, 251 Filipino children were treated through the Makati West program. The 251 children were the most children ever treated in any Gift of Life Program for that period of time.

Accomplishments to Date:

443 Children Treated
$ 540K Invested
6 Missions Conducted

Focus in 2020:

Continue to support the efforts of the Makati West Rotary Club to give hope to Filipino children with heart disease through partnerships with local hospitals in Manila.


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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