Photo Release

August 8, 2018

Gordon samples water from Manila Bay: Senator Richard Gordon (left) prepares to drink water from a mobile desalination equipment donated by internet firm Pass It Forward and the Embassy of Israel to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) during a turn-over ceremony on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. With Gordon, who is also PRC chairman, are Ambassador of Israel to the Philippines Effie Ben Matityau (middle) and Pass It Forward CEO Shmuel Weiss (right). Called the Gal Mobile, the water purification vehicle is capable of purifying up to 20,000 liters of sea water and 80,000 liters of brackish, contaminated river water a day, eventually converting it to potable water. (PRIB Photo by Joseph Vidal/08 August 2018)