To honor teachers nationwide, Ayala Foundation and the Department of Education held the Third Digital Magiting Conference last October 1, highlighting the many ways “kagitingan” or heroism can be taught in the public school setting.
In 2019, Team Agribon won 3rd place in Shell NXplorers’ The Bright Ideas Challenge. For the program, they presented an agricultural drone, ‘Agribon’, capable of precision farming—able to use fertilizers and chemicals only in the areas of the farm that need it.
TACLOBAN, LEYTE – Six years after turning over two school buildings in San Jose Central School, Security Bank Foundation, Inc. (SBFI) returned to Tacloban to repair the donated classrooms that were heavily devastated by the 2019 earthquakes and Typhoon Ursula.
The two school buildings, which host a total of fourteen classrooms, were donated by SBFI as part of its rehabilitation efforts after Typhoon Yolanda struck Tacloban City in 2015.
CATARMAN, NORTHERN SAMAR – Security Bank Foundation, Inc. (SBFI), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Security Bank, turned over two school buildings, with six classrooms each, on September 3 and 16, 2021.
The beneficiary schools were Washington National High School and University of Eastern Philippines Senior High School. Aside from the new classrooms, these schools also enjoy free regular training programs for its teachers and school principals, as well as other learning support interventions for its students.
In partnership with the City Government of Davao and Department of Education Region XI, the Davao-based Aboitiz business units are providing Davaoeños with more access to COVID-19 vaccines by conducting a mass vaccination drive across the three congressional districts of Davao City from October to November 2021.
BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, found ways to contribute to the country’s COVID-19 vaccination campaigns through partnership projects with local government units. Amid the surge in cases due to the Delta variant, the foundation supported the vaccination programs of General Santos City and Iloilo City by providing much needed manpower support.
The Aboitiz Group’s ‘Byaheng Digiskarte,’ an initiative to elevate and modernize farming in the country by helping farmers reach consumers through e-commerce, will soon be nourishing and feeding hungry Filipino children.
Marian Rivera joins us in celebrating World Smile Day®. The global theme, All Smiles Are Beautiful, is truly fitting to celebrate smiles and acts of kindness around the world. In the Philippines, we have localized the theme, #KayGandaNgBawatNgiti to capture the beauty of all kinds of smiles and mitigate discrimination towards children who have cleft in the country.
With the global COVID-19 pandemic currently causing massive amounts of stress on the world’s public health system, Pfizer Philippines Foundation, Inc. (PPFI), the corporate social responsibility arm of Pfizer Philippines, helped the country’s creative minds find a solution by partnering with Impact Hub Manila to host the Health vertical of the Impact Hackathon 2021, held virtually last August 26 to 28.
As part of its continuing pandemic response, BDO Foundation joined forces with other corporate foundations, non-governmental organizations and government agencies to support a private sector initiative that aims to provide financial assistance for nurses.