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Wed, 22 August 2018

Making a Difference: Korean Air Volunteers Build Homes in Bicol, Philippines

Korean Air’s volunteer group “Didimdol” flew to the Bicol region of Philippines earlier this month to perform volunteer work for the local community.

From 12 to 18 August 2018, members of Didimdol joined the local residents to build homes and provide free meals at local elementary schools and slum areas.

Korean Air’s volunteer group “Didimdol” flew to the Bicol region of Philippines earlier this month to perform volunteer work for the local community. From 12 to 18 August 2018, members of Didimdol joined the local residents to build homes and provide free meals at local elementary schools and slum areas. Volunteers also provided basic medicine and nutritional supplements as the region lacks medical facilities. Click to enlarge.

Volunteers also provided basic medicine and nutritional supplements as the region lacks medical facilities.

Bicol encompasses the southern part of Luzon, the largest island in Philippines, and is approximately 377km away from Manila. The region was severely ravaged by typhoon Rammasun in July 2014.

Currently, Korean Air has a total of 27 volunteer groups actively helping with projects and community programs at orphanages, rehabilitation centers for the disabled, as well as senior care centers to support disadvantaged groups. The airline actively encourages and supports groups to perform volunteer activities in various countries, including Philippines, Thailand and Mongolia.

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