Brother Group provides support to Rizal elementary school through 7th Brigada Eskwela

Brother Philippines, along with partners Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) provided support for the students of Iñigan Elementary School The highlight of the Brigada Eskwela event was the ceremonial turnover and opening of the school’s upgraded restrooms and new water system Brother Philippines, along with partners Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) provided support for the students of Iñigan Elementary School in Rodriguez, Rizal as part of its annual Brigada Eskwela activities. The volunteers from Brother and representatives from PBSP visited the school last …

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Smart team up to help farmers ripe for innovation

Farmers will soon have access to more digital tools and technologies to help boost productivity and marketability under a new initiative of the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Training Institute and Smart Communications called the Digital Farmers Program Through DFP, Smart aims to empower small-scale farmers through a ladderized education approach Farmers will soon have access to more digital tools and technologies to help boost productivity and marketability under a new initiative of the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI) and Smart Communications …

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Tourism Promotions Board to tap huge MICE market in China during IT&CM

Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), is set to tap into the Chinese MICE market through the annual Incentive Travel and Conventions, Meetings (IT&CM) Delegates from the Philippines will include TPB representatives and ten Philippine co-exhibitors from different MICE industries: hotel and restaurant, travel agencies, tour operators, convention venues, and incentive houses To help position the Philippines not only as a top tourist destination but also as a premier venue for meetings, incentives, conventions, events, and exhibits (MICE), the …

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Brigada Eskwela: BAVI volunteers prepare five schools for class opening

Bounty Agri Ventures Inc. (BAVI) employees recently took part in the Brigada Eskwela program of the Department of Education BAVI volunteers partnered with parents of the students and other stakeholders in repainting the classrooms’ walls, ceilings, chairs and tables Bounty Agri Ventures Inc. (BAVI) employees recently took part in the Brigada Eskwela program of the Department of Education. The nationwide program encourages organizations to donate and lend a helping hand towards refurbishing public elementary and high school classrooms and facilities in time for the opening …

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Sky and Knowledge Channel empower over 250,000 public school students nationwide

Over 250,000 students nationwide now have access to the curriculum-based learning materials of Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI), with its partnership with SKYdirect SKY brings Knowledge Channel to homes via SKYdirect, which requires no heavy transport of equipment and can reach remote where satellite television signals are available Over 250,000 students in far-flung areas untouched by advances in media technology nationwide now have access to the curriculum-based learning materials of Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI), with its partnership with SKYdirect, SKY’s direct-to-home satellite TV service. …

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Okada Manila goes Green

Okada Manila has just turned over almost half a ton of used plastic to recycling plants as part of its comprehensive effort to become a zero waste company Okada Manila is set to deliver at least 40 kilos of PET bottles monthly for recycling Okada Manila is home to a two-tower hotel, the world’s largest multicolor dancing fountain, and an iconic nightclub and indoor beach club Okada Manila, a world-class luxury integrated resort in Entertainment City in Paranaque City, has just turned over almost half …

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Smart lends tech support to Church heritage conservation

In one of the centuries-old stone churches in Cebu, the parish priest once had the images of the Virgin Mary and three archangels repainted in the same color as the retablo where they were enshrined, gold Thanks to new technology, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) was able to reverse the damage done In one of the centuries-old stone churches in Cebu, the parish priest once had the images of the Virgin Mary and three archangels repainted in the same color as the …

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The Lion King musical child actor JJ Dolor announced as new World Vision ambassador

Julien Joshua “JJ” Millanes Dolor, a 12-year old stage-actor, was unveiled as World Vision’s newest and youngest ambassador for children in the Philippines Inspired by World Vision’s work for fellow children, Dolor offers his passion and influence as a platform to inspire thousands of Filipino children through World Vision‘s work and advocacy World Vision Philippines, through its Ambassadorship program, aims to widen its reach and influence so that more will be involved in making a difference in the lives of today’s generation — one child, …

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Tourism Promotions Board launches Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Recognition

The Philippine Tourism Promotions Board launched recently the first Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Recognition as part of its “Sustainable Tourism” campaign the SCBTR highlights different forms of tourism such as ecotourism, which focusing on areas that promote environmental conservation and appreciation of nature TPB also hopes to reaffirm the commitment of local government units, non-governmental organizations, and private sectors in the tourism industry in implementing sustainable tourism related-initiatives The Philippine Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), launched recently the …

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Starbucks Philippines lends support for Renovate to Educate project

Starbucks aims to inspire its partners to serve beyond stores and straight to communities where they are a part of The company’s goal to have 100% of its stores globally to participate in a community service starting 2020 To commemorate the Global Month of Good in the Philippines, Starbucks began inspiring volunteerism among its partners by involving them in several community service projects since April Starbucks partners (employees) are trained not only to pour an extra shot of good in each cup but also in …

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