I was quite excited with the thought of volunteering for a medical mission in Mati. I heard good feedbacks from previous volunteers. I was excited to see their beaches. Though Mati is 3 hours away from Davao City, I thought it looks like other provinces. But I was amazed that the place wasn't bad as I thought it was. I saw several steel buildings around and even shopping malls and Jollibee. There are good and decent accommodations and good places to eat. I never regretted I joined the mission.