Caritas Manila, the social arm of the Archdiocese of Manila, distributed 2,200 mana bags and construction materials to thousands of families affected by Typhoon Glenda in Tondo, Manila; Mandaluyong, City; Makati, City; and Calauan, Laguna.
Caritas Manila Executive Director Fr. Anton Pascual said they provided relief goods good for four until five days, such as five kilos of rice, canned goods, medicines and drinking water.
He said 530 of the mana bags were donated to San Agustin Church in Baseco, 240 bags to Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage in Parola, 350 to Mandaluyong City through Msgr. Mar Enriquez, and 244 to the Most Blessed Sacrament, through Fr. Domingo Asuncion.
Caritas also provided galvanized iron sheets, umbrella, Vulca seal and iron nails to families affected by typhoon Glenda in Makati, Laguna, and Paco in Manila.
The Caritas Manila is the lead church none-profit organization (NPO) operating in the Philippines, with social services and integrated family development programs for the poor and the vulnerable.