December 21, 2009 in Featured
By WENDY ATUBAN
LA TRINIDAD — Acknowledging that the “true measure of success is not financial but the amount of help given to host communities,” SN Aboitiz Power Corp., Inc. turned over to some Benguet municipalities donations in cash and in kind as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) on Wednesday at the Capitol here.
SNAP Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Rubio led the turn over ceremony, handing officials of the province checks amounting to five million and some items.
950, 000, 000 of the five million went to Shakilan Bokod municipality, 700,000 for the building of waiting shed in Ambuklao, 749,225 went to barangay Tikey, 200,000 from the CSR fund of Gov. Nestor Fongwan went to the Fianza Memorial High School, 100,000 from the CSR fund of mayor Galwan went to the Binga National High School, and another 300,000 from the CSR fund of Fongwan was alloted for the establishment of a computer room at the Fianza Memorial High School.
The indigenous peoples of Tinongdan municipality were also given a check amounting to 1,000,380.
Aside from the cash donations, SNAP also gave the province one 17 foot rescue boat plus several vests which Engr. Rubio said can be used during disaster response.
Through the CSR fund of Mayor Mario Godio, needs of the provincial police were also furnished. Awarded were five units computer, five units printer, five digi cameras, one LCD, and a laptop that was promised to be given later. Nine units of computer were alos handed to officials of Itogon for the use of the Alternative Learning School there.
On the other hand, Gov. Fongwan presented SNAP a certificate of appreciation for the services rendered thru their CSR. Likewise, he thanked the power corporation for the company’s role in uplifting the lives of the people and in being partners to the local government during the aftermath of the disasters brought about by typhoon Pepeng and Ondoy.
“We don’t regret not opposing the entry of the power corporation because they are proving they are cooperative partner in uplifting the lives of the people in the communities,” he added. # nordis.net