In Davao del Norte, Jollibee Group Foundation and Dana Foundation have teamed up for the Food Ration Drive—an initiative that enabled smallholder farmers to supply vegetables which are cooked, along with food donation from Jollibee Group, into meals for medical and checkpoint frontliners.
Jollibee Group’s food donation is part of its P220M donation for frontliners and communities to help them cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, BDO Foundation is supporting a mass testing initiative touted by medical experts as highly effective, cost efficient and scientifically sound. The corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank–in partnership with Go Negosyo, the local government of Makati City, the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) and the Philippine Society of Pathologists (PSP)–is all set for the pilot implementation of pooled testing for underserved sectors in Makati.
Aboitiz Group ramps up Covid-19 response in Cebu (PPEs, hospital tents, food packs, meal and financial assistance extended to frontliners)
The Aboitiz Group has extended much-needed assistance to Cebu’s frontliners in public hospitals and quarantine facilities as the city grapples with the dreaded Coronavirus (Covid-19) disease.
Aboitiz has so far contributed around P25 million in various Covid-19 response initiatives. These include distribution of food packs and meal assistance, protective personal equipment (PPE), tents, and financial assistance to the frontliners in several hospitals and quarantine facilities around the city.
Ayala Foundation recently partnered with the Australia-based organization Melbourne Microfinance Initiative (MMI), as part of its continuing effort to ensure that its programs achieve measurable results and make an impact in the lives of the communities it serves.
In support of the corporate citizenship initiatives of BDO Foundation, Beiersdorf Philippines has donated thousands of mother- and child-friendly products for the foundation’s beneficiaries all over the Philippines. Beiersdorf, the global skincare company behind the NIVEA brand, provided more than 13,000 baby soap bars and over 3,000 bottles of lotion for the benefit of rural health units and communities affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano.
The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health crisis. It has since affected many sectors, ultimately changing the way we provide and receive education. Conversations have now shifted from deciding on the postponement of classes to adapting e-learning to avoid hindering the development of students. In the Philippines, one of the challenges is how to make e-learning more inclusive considering the socio-economic background of Filipino students.