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Dr. Anton Mari Lim is a graduate from UP College of Veterinary Medicine, a part time practicing veterinarian who spends most of his time doing projects in communities where help is most needed. He is the coordinator of Tzu Chi Foundation – Zamboanga Liaison Office. He also Co-Founded Yellow Boat Of Hope Foundation (www.yellowboat.org) which aims to ensure that no poor kids are left behind by providing easier access to education through their yellow boats and other related projects.
Recognized by his works and contributions, he is a recipient of many awards like the TESDA National Kabalikat and Rotary International Service Above Self AWARDS. The philanthropist doctor also serves the Office Of The President as a commissioner of the EDSA People Power Commission (EPPC).