The Students Alliance for Community Health Services (SACHS) based in Tagbilaran City, with staff of the Visayas Primary Healthcare Services led by VPHCS Bohol project coordinator Dr. Grace Molina conducted the 5th Pencil for a Cause Project in Barangay Tinibgan, Municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol last June 8.
The annual activity of the SACHS was held in the Tinibgan Elementary School in coordination with the Tinibgan Farmers Organization.
A total of 110 children of families belonging to the organization received school supplies including pencils, ball pens, notebook, pad paper, eraser, sharpener, paste, scissors, white plastic envelope, and ruler.
SACHS members gave a lecture and demonstration on personal hygiene and proper hand washing to the students before the distribution of the school supplies. Parlor games were also conducted later for the children who all had fun and enjoyment.
The activity is a yearly project of the SACHS which was organized by the VPHCS in Bohol. The student organization with members coming from different nursing schools including University of Bohol and Holy Name University in Tagbilaran City has been very active in medical missions and community outreach programs initiated by the VPHCS.