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PLDT supports digital literacy with outreach program, quiz

Leading telecommunications and digital-services provider Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) continues to champion digital literacy among public school teachers and students with its PLDT Infoteach Outreach Program. 

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Sy clan honors SM Foundation’s scholar-graduates with dinner

Henry Sy Sr., together with wife Felicidad, joined their children Tessie, Hans, Harley, and Debbie in hosting a testimonial dinner in honor of this year’s 256 scholar graduates of SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City recently. 

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Negros Oriental town celebrates BDO-rehabilitated health center

The people of Valencia municipality in Negros Oriental province recently celebrated the opening of their newly rehabilitated health center, the Oscar M. Lopez Birthing Home and Rural Health Unit of Valencia. About 60,000 individuals from 24 villages are expected to benefit from the improved maternal healthcare, child-care, and outpatient services of the renovated structure, officials said.

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AREA honors BDO Foundation’s CSR program

The BDO Foundation was recognized at the recent Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) 2017 for its outstanding and exemplary achievements in social and responsible entrepreneurship.

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Sterling Bank of Asia takes part in DepEd’s 2017 Brigada Eskwela

As part of its celebration of its 10th anniversary, Sterling Bank of Asia, one of the leading thrift banks in the Philippines, recently partnered with the Department of Education (DepEd) and took part in the 2017 Brigada Eskwela program by helping refurbish selected schools in Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao in time for the start of the school year.

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The strategic philanthropy of AIG: Building resilient Filipino communities

Building resilient and sustainable communities is at the heart of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) program of leading nonlife insurer AIG Philippines. It reflects the firm’s commitment in making a positive difference in the communities where both its employees and customers live and work. 

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Pasar Foundation leads calamity response training, workshops

Pasar Foundation Inc. recently concluded a series of trainings on public safety to equip the students of Isabel town, Leyte province, with basic knowledge on disaster-risk management and response to calamities, as well as taught them a quick course on saving lives. 

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SM Foundation, SM Retail hold Brigada Eskwela culminating activity at Caloocan school

The two-story, four-classroom school building donated by SM Foundation Inc. and Deutsche Bank to the Llano Elementary School in Caloocan City was spruced up by volunteers from the SM Group, spearheaded by the foundation and SM Retail, students, and their parents in time for the June 5 school opening. Volunteers cleaned the classrooms; repaired broken doors, desks and windows; and …

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Accenture commits to make difference in way the world works and lives

Country Managing Director Lito Tayag (second from left) leads Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship Month celebration in the Philippines. Accenture brings to life its corporate-citizenship (CC) commitment by enabling its more than 45,000 employees to give back, make a difference, and improve the way the world works and lives. 

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BDO, Consuelo foundations to construct new school buildings

The BDO Foundation and the Consuelo Foundation recently reaffirmed their partnership by signing another memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the construction of two school buildings with a total of eight classrooms for Mondragon Agro-Industrial High School in Mondragon town, Northern Samar province. 

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