BDO Foundation and PGPC join forces to build classrooms in Catarman, Samar

BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, has inked an agreement with the Philippine Geothermal Production Company (PGPC) for the construction of a three-classroom school building in Baybay Elementary School in Catarman, Northern Samar.

Supportive of the Department of Education’s Adopt-A-School program, the project aims to address the need for more classrooms in the school. The initiative is also in line with the partners’ shared advocacy to support underserved communities affected by disasters. Catarman has been severely affected by typhoons in recent years.

BDO Foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank. Founded in 2008, the foundation aims to contribute to nation-building by addressing the needs of underserved sectors of society through its disaster response and financial inclusion advocacies.

Supported by the BDO Unibank community and in partnership with local government units and non-governmental organizations, BDO Foundation mounts relief operations, rehabilitates rural health units, constructs school buildings, implements financial education programs and undertakes COVID-19 response programs across the country.

Its corporate citizenship initiatives have been recognized at the Retail Banking Awards of Asian Banking & Finance magazine and Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards of Enterprise Asia. For more information, visit, e-mail or call 8840-7000 local 36046.



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