BDO Foundation continues to fulfill its disaster response advocacy despite a pandemic. In partnership with the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Church and the local government unit, the foundation donated relief goods to earthquake-stricken residents of Cataingan in Masbate.
With towns in Quezon Province heavily ravaged by Tropical Storm “Pepito,” Manila Water Foundation (MWF), Manila Water’s social development arm, rushed to Lucena City on October 21 to bring two truckloads of potable water and food packs for 7,000 affected individuals.
Holcim Philippines turns over hygiene kits, WASH storybooks, and info-education materials on proper handwashing and COVID-19 prevention for the learners of Sapang Kawayan Elementary School in Norzagaray, Bulacan. The Municipal Rural Health Unit represented by its Head Nurse Marilou Palad, and Brgy. Matictic represented by its Chairman Hon. Marcial S. Lucas, also receive IEC materials to help strengthen its campaign on proper hygiene to fight COVID-19.
The Ayala group of companies launched its annual education initiative, Brigada ng Ayala, yesterday, October 12, at the Ramon Magsaysay High School in España, Manila.
The program, led by Ayala Foundation, supports the Department of Education’s Oplan Balik Eskwela and Brigada Eskwela.
Security Bank’s commitment to service is embodied by the work it has done beyond banking to enrich lives and build communities. In response to the pandemic, Security Bank dedicated its 69th year to partnerships and initiatives that help fight COVID-19. It launched its #GetBetter Corporate Social Responsibility campaign to support medical institutions, local businesses, students, and families.
At the time when collaboration is much-needed, Ayala Group of Companies proved its synergy through the launching of the 2020 Brigada ng Ayala at Ramon Magsaysay High School (RMHS) in España, Manila on October 12.
Aligned to the call of the Department of Education (DepEd)’s WASH in Schools program, Ayala Group foundations – BPI Foundation, Manila Water Foundation, and Ayala Foundation – commenced the Brigada ng Ayala with the turnover of a 10-faucet handwashing facility and 200 Ayala EduCare packs.
Holcim Philippines turns over 300 pieces of IEC materials about COVID-19 precautionary measures and proper handwashing to the Rural Health Unit (RHU) of Mabini, Batangas on October 2 as received by its Municipal Health Officer, Dr. Ramir Beloso. The materials will be distributed to the stakeholders of the RHU, namely Mabini Community Hospital, as well as Barangay Health Centers, transport stations, and public markets.
The School of Knowledge for Industrial Labor, Leadership and Service (SKILLS) is sharing to all members of the League of Corporate Foundations the School at Home: A Homeschooling for Parents.
COVID-19 was an unexpected crisis, one that the Philippine health system and the rest of our country had not been prepared for. As the number of COVID-19 cases and subsequent death rates rose, the Department of Health increased their efforts to flatten the curve and save as many people as they could. As the local government and agencies started the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine and people were forced to isolate themselves, their livelihood and access to essential goods were put at risk.
The community and the environment both benefit when two companies that both strive to go beyond business come together.
When Lopez-led geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation’s (EDC) Mahanagdong B geothermal power plant in Leyte was badly hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in 2017, it was Jacobs Engineering that helped the company to not just restore it but to build back a better facility.