Mang Inasal salutes Galing-Pinoy Heroism through Gawad PiliPinoy Awards, names BangKarunungan founder as first Honoree
Mang Inasal has chosen the first recipient of its first advocacy recognition program – Gawad PiliPinoy.
Smart reconnects Lando-hit communities via free Internet stations
The stations are located at Emilio Aguinaldo Elementary School in Baguio City; and San Vicente Evacuation Center, Urdaneta, and Dagupan City Astrodome in Pangasinan. This public service is in addition to free calling and charging stations that have been operational immediately after the onslaught of Typhoon Lando.
Longer, healthier lives for Filipinos through preventive healthcare
Most of us might have a hard time remembering because it has probably been months—or worse, years—since we last had a medical check-up. Here in the Philippines, rarely do individuals voluntarily go to their doctors on a regular basis, brushing it off as an unnecessary expense and not realizing the crucial role of preventive healthcare in prolonging lives and actually avoiding daunting medical bills.
Giving Back to the Community through Samsung’s First Regional Employee Volunteer Program in Southeast Asia & Oceania
As part of the Samsung Global Volunteer Festival 2015, Samsung rolled out its regional Love and Care program in Myanmar on 3 October 2015. Under this initiative, Samsung volunteers from all across Southeast Asia and Oceania countries went to the Pann Pyo Let Monastic Education School in Bago Division to provide food, stationery as well as engage over 400 school children in interactive learning activities through technology.
‘Communications as aid’, Smart provides vital communications for Typhoon Lando response efforts
Aside from free calling and charging stations, Smart is offering other platforms that will enable the public to take part in post-Typhoon Lando relief efforts. Smart subscribers can donate to the Philippine Red Cross by texting RED to 4143 (ex. RED 100 to 4143). Donations are accepted in the following amounts: 10, 25, 50, 100, 300, 500, 1000.
Philips visits Barangay Balagtas in Las Pinas for Simply Healthy Project
Energy conservation, climate change and environmental awareness are issues that Philips sought to enlighten the public about in its latest Simply Healthy learning session for residents of Barangay Balagtas in Pamplona Uno, Las Pinas city.
Lack of access to hygiene could endanger new Development Agenda
The eighth Global Handwashing Day comes less than a month after the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, including hygiene for the first time in the global agenda. One of the SDG targets is to achieve ‘access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene’ by 2030.
Lighting the Way with Gawad Kalinga
Almost two years after typhoon Yolanda ravaged the Philippines, the most devastated areas are still far from recovered. One of the main problems faced by the survivors is the darkness when night comes along.
Lenovo solutions to empower Team Patola’s disaster management operations
Team Patola, a 30-member local disaster management volunteer group organized in the wake of typhoon Ondoy, is a testament to this. It has been banking on Lenovo since 2009 to streamline relief operations and improve its overall disaster strategy through enhanced data storage, high speed data processing, and long battery life.