Monday, July 9, 2012

3 Guinness Book of World Record bagged by Iglesia Ni Cristo's Lingap sa Mamamayan


Lingap sa Mamamayan, Parola, Tondo

(Manila, Philippines) - Iglesia Ni Cristo's largest International Aid for Humanity, commonly known to as Lingap sa Mamayan bagged three (3) Guinness book of world records in an amazing event held last Saturday, July 7, 2012 in Parola, Tondo


Guinness world record’s official adjudicator Tarika Vara together with SGV partner verified and confirmed that all the requirements in the following categories were attained: 

Tarika Vara-Guinnes official adjudicator
1. The most people involved in a dental health check is 4,128 beating India Dental's 3,377

2. The most blood pressure readings taken in 8 hours is 8,026 beating Kuwait Heart Foundation's 7,203

3. The most blood glucose level tests in 8 hours 5,217 beating NovoNordisk Education Foundation's (India) 3,573.


Tarika Vara was so impressed with the whole organization as she observed how dedicated the volunteers were in helping other people in one whole day even without fee. And she said that "Iglesia Ni Cristo is now officially Amazing!"

A large tent has been setup for the beneficiaries of the Iglesia Ni Cristo's Lingap sa Mamamayan, to make them comfortable while waiting for their turn to avail of free Medical and Dental Checkup. 


Simultaneous check ups during the Lingap sa Mamamayan in Parola, Tondo.






Lingap sa Mamamayan is part of the 98th Anniversary of Iglesia Ni Cristo which will be on July 27, 2012.


Here are some news clippings about the said event. Photos credit to the respective owners.


Photo courtesy of Rommel Prieto Sedigo

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Lingap sa Mamamyan is a socio-civic activity of the Iglesia Ni Cristo which regularly conducts medical and social mission in various parts of the country that caters to both members and non-members of the Church. A team of doctors and nurses usually lead the activity. Aside from medical consultations and basic dental services, the beneficiaries were given plastic bags that contained rice, canned goods, and noodles. Starter dose of vitamins and medicines are also given to those availed of the medical consultations. 


 This socio-civic activity was initiated by the late Executive Minister Bro. Eraño G. Manalo and being continued by the present Church Administration lead by Bro. Eduardo V. Manalo in accordance with the biblical teachings to love and care for others, especially those who have less in life.




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