Kortni Jeane 2019 Expedition: Bohol, Philippines

 

What is CharityVision?

285 million people in the world are suffering from visual impairment and blindness that prevents them from working, providing for their families, connecting with others and living a fulfilling life. CharityVision is a nonprofit organization with a focus on empowering local physicians in the developing world to create sustainable solutions to blindness in over 25 countries worldwide.

 

Tentative Itinerary

EXPERIENCE THE PHILIPPINES LIKE NEVER BEFORE:

Located off the coast of the south pacific island of Cebu, Bohol is the quintessential island get-away. Surrounded by pristine beaches, snorkeling wonderlands, and vibrant landscapes, this exotic island is filled with the feeling of adventure. Come join us on this life-changing journey through the Philippines as we swim with sea turtles, jump off waterfalls, and raise funds for children living with cataract, club foot and cleft palate.

 

 

Sunday, May 5th | Manila

  • Flights arrive from LAX to Manila in the evening.

  • Enjoy a welcome dinner and comfortable stay near the airport for your flight the next morning.

Monday, May 6th | Bohol

  • Take a morning flight out to the beautiful and exotic island of Bohol.

  • Get cozy in our tropical hotel and relax before our firefly-watching kayaking adventure in the evening!

Tuesday, May 7th | Bohol

  • Participate in a school screening to help find children in need of surgery and glasses with our local Cebu team!

  • Explore the oldest Catholic Church in the Philippines on our way to a monkey sanctuary where you can get up-close and personal with the local wildlife.

Wednesday, May 8th | Bohol

  • Enjoy a day on the seas & island hopping

  • Swimming with whale sharks in Oslob and Sea Turtles at Balicasag Island!

  • Afterward, a relaxing evening by the pool at our hotel.

Thursday, May 9th | Bohol

  • Deliver glasses to children seeing 20/20 for the first time near the legendary chocolate hills.

  • Drive through the round hills that make Bohol a popular tourist destination.

  • On the way, dive into the hidden waterfalls and pools on the main island. There are many to choose from, but we’ve had the locals show us the best spots!

Friday, May 10th | Manila

  • Take a morning flight to Manila to see the heart of our work in the Philippines.

  • Come play with patients at the “Mabuhay” House in Manila!

  • Play games and enjoy interacting with these sweet kids.

Saturday, May 11th | Manila

  • Head over to the cranio-facial clinic, scrub up, and see life altering surgeries for these children up close in the OR.  A day you won’t forget!

  • We’ll celebrate the trip with a goodbye dinner.

  • All flights depart the morning of the 12th.

 

 

Please email your finished application to megan@charityvision.net

 
Luke Woodruff