Volunteers from construction solution company Holcim Philippines, Inc. went back to school to help local communities prepare public elementary and secondary schools for the start of classes this year under the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Brigada Eskwela initiative.
Sustaining its support to this activity for the fourth-straight year, Holcim Philippines donated school equipment and building materials, while its people again trooped to local schools to lend a hand in getting these ready for the year ahead.
Holcim Philippines employees nationwide, including this group from its plant in Lugait Misamis Oriental, joined the Department of Education’s Brigada Eskwela for the fourth-straight year to help schools in their communities get ready for the start of classes in 2016.
During the weekends of May and June, Holcim Philippines employees in La Union, Bulacan, Taguig, Batangas, Misamis Oriental and colleagues from affiliate LafargeHolcim Aggregates, Inc. in Rizal helped clean and paint facilities, repair chairs and tend gardens in various schools. It also conducted safety orientations for other volunteers as part of its efforts to spread the company’s safety advocacy.
Holcim Philippines donated 5,000 bags of cement to 22 public schools in the cities of Davao and Panabo for building perimeter fences, concreting of path walks and landscaping. The company also gave books and chairs to other schools in its communities.
The company continues to be committed to supporting the Brigada Eskwela.
Reynante Flandes, school principal of Angono National High School thanked Holcim Philippines and its affiliate for its consistent support to the Brigada Eskwela.
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About Holcim Philippines
Holcim Philippines, Inc. (Philippine Stock Exchange: HLCM) is one of the leading construction solution companies in the country. The company has a wide range of innovative construction solutions that can help home-owners to large contractors in their building needs.
Customers can count on the Company’s reliability as a supplier with its strong nationwide network of dealers backed by its cement plants in La Union, Bulacan, Misamis Oriental and Davao, mobile concrete ready-mix facilities and aggregates business. Holcim Philippines is also committed to highest standards of sustainable operations with its products certified as environment-friendly by the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc.
Furthermore, Holcim Philippines is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, the world leader in the building materials industry with well-balanced presence in 90 countries and over 100,000 employees.