Kids, hundreds others run for ailing infant

Published: September 15, 2019 07:22pm | PHILIPPINES


More than 200 runners from all walks of life joined the first-ever run for a cause organized by turmeric beverage-maker Yamang Bukid Healthy Products Inc. (YBHPI) in Baguio City.

Donning orange and green shirts, at least 274 runners took off from Burnham Park and sprinted in three to five-kilometer categories in designated routes around downtown Baguio amid an overcast sky and chilly Saturday morning for the Run for Life charity event.

The fun run was aimed at generating financial support for Ariel Fesetan Jr., a one-year old boy from Baguio who has been suffering from biliary atresia, a congenital liver disease that needs surgical treatment abroad for him to live normally.

(Photos by Redentor Glen and Brother George)

It was a fun-filled event, with a zumba exercise at past 5 a.m. pumping up the joiners. Participants included employees of the Philippines’ number 1 turmeric tea brand, Yamang Bukid Turmeric 10-in-1 Tea, as well as school-based organizations, sports groups and even entire families.

“This is my second run. I’m excited to finish the full three kilometers,” said Jasmine Guadana, an 11-year old student from Baguio Patriotic High School, as she and 14 other students were doing pre-race warmups.

Other participants included Team Cordillera, a sporting group based in Baguio that had earlier raised funds for baby Ariel.

(Photos by Redentor Glen and Brother George)

Runners also included several children with disabilities (CWDs) as well as entire families.

Among them is the father-and-son tandem of Jenard and Jerald Christopher, both surnamed Cervantes.

(Photos by Redentor Glen and Brother George)

“It was somehow painful in the legs but fun. I would love to run again,” said nine-year old Jerald Christopher.

His 52-year old father, Jenard, is an athletic man who often brings along his family to events like Saturday’s.

“We are fond of joining fun runs to stay fit,” said the elder Cervantes, adding his wife was not able to take part due to health reasons.

He said he also felt happy the registration fees he and his son paid would go a long way to help save an infant’s life.

Ariel Fesetan Sr. said he and his wife Mary Grace were grateful to the organizers and participants of Saturday’s fun run.

The family needs about P2.5 million to shoulder Ariel Junior’s operation, which is clinically-ideal to be done in an hospital in India.

“I’m thankful to Yamang Bukid and to those who joined for helping my son. Whatever amount we will get will come a long way to help save my child,” said the 29-year old Ariel Senior, a construction worker. His wife, also 29, is a public high school teacher. The charity event coincides with YBHPI’s sixth anniversary.

(JL)


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    Some 40 executives from Department of Agriculture are scheduled to hold a live-in summit at the 20-hectare farm tourism destination in Barangay Bacungan on Feb. 24-28, according to Elaine Durian, Yamang Bukid Farm executive assistant.

    The four-day gathering will also include the participation of various stakeholders of the learning sites and practical agriculture institutions in the region, said Durian.

    “We will give them the utmost hospitality the Yamang Bukid Farm way,” said Durian, adding the Farm will provide the venue, food, accommodations and some training facilities to summit participants.

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    A new convention hall made of mixed materials and can accommodate over 50 people is now being built near the farm’s entrance. The building is expected to have been completed and ready for use before the summit begins.

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    “We have agriculturists and technicians who are well-trained by DA’s Agriculture Training Institute (DA-ATI) and farmers who can give hands-on lessons and experience,” she said.

    Yamang Bukid Farm has consultants who can also give scientific inputs about agriculture and the Farm’s farming methods, Durian added.

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    As a bonus, participants will get a chance to taste Yamang Bukid Farm’s delectable food treats, with ingredients of dishes of freshly picked and harvested organically-grown vegetables, native chickens and healthy drinks and refreshments.

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Narito na ang Negosyong may Puso Package para sa iyo!

  • Yamang Bukid Healthy Products, Inc (YBHPI) proudly presents to you our Negosyong may Puso Package! This is an initiative to support enterprising individuals from various sectors: women, people’s organizations, cooperatives and local traders who may want to have additional income streams.

      You can now be our partner in bringing and uplifting health and wellness in your communities through high-quality and affordable healthy products. For as low as Php 5,000 you can now start your Negosyong may Puso Package! 

    Annabella Mallari is the first entrepreneur who immediately availed of the Negosyong may Puso Package of Yamang Bukid Healthy Products Inc. (YBHPI) The package was turned over by Michael Mallari, one of the supervisors of YBHPI in Mega Manila.

    A single tote bag contains a variety of YBHPI products, specifically the company’s flagship product – Turmeric with Gynura procumbens 10 in 1 Instant Herbal Tea—-that has been making wonders on health as testified by our regular customers.

    Nelia Razon of Tarlac City is now a dealer of Yamang Bukid brand Turmeric 10 in 1 Tea thru the Negosyong may Puso Package. She is with Kristine Jucar of YBHPI Sales and Marketing Department.

      ”Kailangan kong magpa-medical exam bago ako makasampa ng barko. Sabi ng kaibigan ko, inom daw ako ng Turmeric 10 in 1 Tea ng Yamang Bukid. Makakatulong daw. Ayun, after drinking it for almost one month, clear ako sa medical exam ko! Kaya panay bili at baon ko na nito.” Louie Delfinado, Third Officer, Seaman since 2003 testified.

      “Kasama sa aming daily routine ang pag-inom ng Turmeric 10 in 1 tulad ng pagdadasal naming araw-araw dito sa seminaryo. Hindi lang dapat kami spiritually fit, dapat physically fit din kami. Personally, nainom ako nito to feel refreshed, help me gain memory, and aid me with my digestion. Masarap, swabe ang lasa.” Fr. Monching Molina of Our Lady of Peace Seminary shared.

      You can choose your own package to mix and match size varieties of the said flagship item with free marketing collaterals through our Facebook page (@turmerictea.baguiocity) and website (www.yamangbukid.com) that will aid you for higher sales.

      As part of our introductory offer, we are giving a 20-percent discount for every package purchased!

      Your purchases will also help the company in fulfilling its social development agenda -- fund scholars to continue their studies, help patients recover, ensure abandoned elders to have a happier home, groups to strengthen their advocacy works, and individuals to reach their dreams. The company lives to its mission of living a life for others by doing business with a heart.

      Do you want to be our partner in doing business with a heart? Contact us on (+63) 956 371 5057 or (02) 688 9416. You may also visit our website (www.yamangbukid.com), or send us a message on our social media sites. Our account executives will be more than happy to give additional technical and logistical assistance to you.

    Facebook: @turmerictea.baguiocity
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    We assure you the perfect solution to start your own business. We highly value our partners just like as we highly value our customers for a 100% customer satisfaction.

    Grab your Negosyong may Puso Package now!

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