Davao Light, DepEd - Davao City, public schools sign MOA for various projects

June 18, 2015

Davao Light and Power Co.

, an Aboitiz-owned company, and the Department of Education (DepEd) Davao together with the seven Davao City public schools signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for various Corporate Social Responsibility projects last May 8 in Davao Light Lanang office.

As Davao Light's commitment to support the public school education, which is in partnership with the Aboitiz Foundation, six major projects amounting to around P4.

2M will be implemented this year benefiting Cabantian Elementary School (CES), Catalunan Grande Elementary School (CGES), Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Elementary School (KTMES), Sta.

 Ana Elementary School (SAES), B. Carpio National High School (BCNHS), Davao City National High School (DCNHS) and Crossing Bayabas National High School (CBNHS).

Present during the signing were Principal Corazon Caballes of CES for the AGAPP school building donation and armchairs donation, Principal Emma Ma. Vlancaber of CGES for the school rewiring project and Principal Epifania Villa of KTMES for the school rewiring and computer donation projects.

Meanwhile, DCNHS Principal George Wong signed the MOA for the electrical laboratories (e-lab) refurbishment and armchairs donation projects and BCNHS Principal Evelyn Magno signed the MOA for the computer donation, e-lab refurbishment and Brigada Eskwela projects. Also present were CDNHS Principal Johnito Galan and SAES Principal Mariclu Alpas for the computer donation and e-lab refurbishment project, respectively.

Also present were Davao Light EVP and COO Arturo Milan, DepEd Davao City Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Helen D. Paguican and Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta as represented by Luna Maria Dominique Acosta.

“We are always grateful of the continued support of the Davao Light and the Aboitiz Foundation to the Davao City public schools. We are just very fortunate that we have private companies like the Aboitiz that has been supporting Davao City public schools for years to help give the highest quality of education that all young Dabawenyos deserve.

” said Dr. Paguican.

“The strong partnership we have with the DepEd not only in Davao but also in Davao del Norte areas within our franchise have grown through the years. This May 16, we have scheduled the Brigada Eskwela activity in B. Carpio National High School and in Tanglaw 3A Elementary School in B. Dujali, Davao del Norte, which will be participated in by all of our employees.

” said Fermin Edillon, Community Relations Manager.

Davao Light believes that education is a great equalizer, hence, making this a better world for students in the future.

Photo Captions:

Image1: (From left to right, seated) Principal Johnito Galan of Crossing Bayabas national High School, Principal Corazon Caballes of Cabantian Elementary School,Principal Evelyn Magno of B. Carpio National High School, Principal George Wong of Davao City National High School, Davao Light EVP and COO Arturo Milan, DepEd Davao Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Helen Paguican, Principal Mariclu Alpas of Sta. Ana Elementary School, Principal Ma. Epifania Villa of Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Elementary School, and Principal Emma Ma. Vlancaber of Catalunan Grande Elementary School pose before the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) commences. (from left to right, standing) Davao Light Community Relations Manager Fermin Edillon, Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta representative Luna Maria Dominique Acosta, Davao Light's AVP for Engineering Engr. Reynold Felix and Davao Light's AVP for Retail Services Arnold Arsolon act as witnesses of the MOA signing event.

Image2: Caption: Arturo Milan, Davao Light EVP and COO and Dr. Helen Paguican, DepEd Davao City Schools Division Superintendent seal the Memorandum of Agreement for various CSR projects with a handshake. Also in photo are (from left to right) Davao Light's AVPs for Engineering and Retail Services Engr. Reynold Felix and Arnold Arsolon.

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