In line with its purpose of enabling healthier lives, Sun Life Grepa Financial, Inc. (Sun Life Grepa), a major life insurance company in the country, conducted a medical and dental mission benefitting over 300 participants from Ahon sa Hirap, Inc. (ASHI) in San Jose, Antique. This marks the third time Sun Life Grepa has organized a medical mission for ASHI members, with the first one dedicated to mothers in Dasmarinas, Cavite, and the second time in Mauban, Quezon.
During the activity, participants were able to receive essential medical services including free blood pressure checks, health consultations, tooth extraction, among others. In addition, they were also able to learn from wellness talks conducted by speakers from Sun Life Grepa.
The medical mission was conducted in partnership with the A.Y. Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Yuchengco Group of Companies, which provided the medical and dental supplies used by the volunteer doctors and dentists.
“This medical mission reinforces our commitment to support the underserved sector as part of enabling healthier lives and brighter futures,” said Sun Life Grepa Vice President for Group Marketing Operations Peter Miranda. “I salute the volunteers and the people for the compassion and dedication of our volunteer nurses, doctors and dentists and look forward to conducting more missions as we continue to make a difference in more Filipino lives.”
Ahon sa Hirap, Inc. is a microfinance non-government organization that empowers marginalized women to lead healthy and productive lives.