b'IMPACT!PHILIPPINESICD Fellows brighten smiles and homesAFTER TROPICAL STORMS CAUSED DESTRUCTIONto agriculture and infra-structure in the Philippines in September-October of 2022, Section IX Fellows traveled to Santa Barbara, Nueva Ecija, to provide donated supplies, including backpacks and hygiene and sani-tation kits to students of the local elementary school. Due to extreme poverty, power was not restored to some areas for months. To address the loss of power, 100 solar lamps were also donated to help children study after dark and aid farmers in tending to their rice fields early in the morning and throughout the night. 14 J OURNAL OF THEI NTERNATIONALC OLLEGE OFD ENTISTS'