KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO – Security Bank Foundation, Inc. (SBFI), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Security Bank, repaired 16 classrooms in Koronadal City, South Cotabato which were damaged by the October 2019 earthquakes in the area. The classrooms were donated by SBFI in 2018.
Security Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm Security Bank Foundation, Inc. (SBFI) successfully rolled out its Ready, Set, Read! video series for elementary students in partnership with the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. (KCFI) and Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU), as part of its advocacy to improve the quality of education and reading competencies of Filipino learners.
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental – In preparation for the resumption of face-to-face classes, Security Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm Security Bank Foundation Inc. (SBFI) spearheaded the repairs of its previously-donated two school buldings in Bacolod City, equivalent to 12 classrooms.
First Gen-owned Energy Development Corporation (EDC) teamed up once again with National Bookstore Foundation, Inc. and distributed school supplies to over 3,200 students from six public elementary schools in Barangay Mailum, Bago City, and Barangay Minoyan, Murcia to help them cope with the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The residents of Barangay Puhagan, Valencia, Negros Oriental will no longer have to travel for at least 40 minutes to Dumaguete City to get free wifi, thanks to the wireless internet connection that First Gen-owned Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has provided with its partners Department of Information and Communications Technology, Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and the local government of Valencia, Negros Oriental.
To help fast-track the recovery and growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and cooperatives that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through the power of digital innovation, Aboitiz Foundation, Inc., the corporate social responsibility arm of the Aboitiz Group, partnered with Smart Communications to launch ‘Aboitiz Smart Cooperatives.’
BPI Foundation recently provided immediate relief to those affected by Typhoon Maring, in collaboration with Ayala Foundation, Inc. as part of the #BrigadangAyala program. A total of 250 relief packs, containing food and hygiene kits, were packed for the affected families in Baggao, Cagayan. These were transported and distributed on-site by Ayala Foundation. Relief operations for La Union and Benguet are also underway.
As part of the Aboitiz Group’s strong commitment to support the national and local governments to fast track the country’s journey towards herd immunity against Covid-19, Aboitiz Foundation, Inc., the Group’s corporate social responsibility arm, and holding company Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc., donated 7,600 AstraZeneca vaccines to the City Government of Taguig last October 14.
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.