They were given free ear checkup and hearing test. Psychological and speech test were also made available when needed. Advocacy component thru short learning session on proper ear care and medical assistance to qualified beneficiaries made the intervention more meaningful.
Cherry Hears Caravan brings Cherry Mobile’s advocacy to prevent hearing impairment.
The caravan creates awareness about the importance of early detection, early intervention and special programs available for children with special needs. This year, around 1,000 individuals from six (6) different communities in Manila (Ermita, Malate, Pandacan, Paco, Tondo and Quiapo) benefited from the services of the caravan. The project catered mostly the children.
Cherry Mobile-Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) expresses its heartfelt gratitude to the unconditional support of our partners, namely Philippine Institute for the Deaf, KAISAKA Inc. Kanlungan Sa ErMa, Gems Heart Foundation, ERDA Foundation, Onesimo Bulilit Foundation, Sun For All Children and several Barangay Council Offices of Manila City.
Moreover, Cherry Hears Caravan will continue to stand for an array of activities that will cater to different sub-sectors of the hearing-impaired people by widening its program reach with greater impact to communities.