COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SAFETY
First Gen aims to be the preferred partner in nation-building and community development. We have made it our mission to support the welfare of members of the community, which starts with helping them gain access to basic utilities and decent health services.
Medical Missions. There were various medical missions conducted by First Gen in 2016. Through these medical missions, First Gen shouldered the health care needs of a total of 10,761 individuals from the provinces of Batangas, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Aurora, Agusan del Norte, and Bukidnon.
Dental Missions. First Gen made sure its host communities availed of dental services. In all, First Gen provided dental services to a total of 2,129 individuals from the provinces of Batangas, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Aurora, Agusan del Norte, and Bukidnon.
Optical Services. As part of its community health thrust, First Gen also made sure that optical services, such as eye checkups and treatments, were made available to its host communities. First Gen’s series of optical missions has since benefited a total of 4,784 individuals from nine (9) municipalities and six (6) barangays in Batangas.
Cataract Treatment. First Gen sponsored 15 patients who underwent initial eye screening for eye cataract operation in Barangays Sta. Rita Aplaya and Sta. Rita Karsada. This also ensured that 14 patients in Barangay Bolbok underwent the same pre-operation eye screening.
Operation Tuli. “Tuli,” or circumcision, is an important rite of passage for most Filipino boys. First Gen ensured that 46 young boys from four (4) barangays and four (4) sitios in Jabonga benefited from safe circumcision services during the summer of 2016.
Blood Donation. First Gen donated a total of 17 bags of blood (7,650 cc) to the Philippine Red Cross.
Barangay Health Workers’ Training. The success of our community health programs rests on the support from barangay health workers. Thus, First Gen also sponsored the capacity-building for 41 barangay health workers from 14 of our host barangays.
Potable Water Project. Through our community health thrust, First Gen provided 30 families access to an estimated 128.4m3 of potable water in Barangay Damilag, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.
Solar Power Project. As part of our bid to provide clean and sustainable energy to our host communities, First Gen installed one (1) solar panel in Brgy. Damilag.