Fortune Life Insurance Company, Inc., (Fortune Life), through its Values Advocacy Program in partnership with the Department of Education and Marylindbert International, donated 1,000 Big Books entitled, “Amb. Antonio L. Cabangon Chua, a 21st Century Hero,” to La Union Schools Division.

Fortune Life Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Emma M. Abad and Marylindbert International Vice President for Operations Jonathan Pauig led the turnover of big books to La Union Schools Division Superintendent Atty. Donato D. Balderas, Jr. and Asst. Superintendent Dr. Vivian Luz S. Pagatpatan.

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DepEd La Union Schools Division representatives welcome Fortune Life officers and agents. Front row, from left: Fortune Life AVP for Corporate Communications Floreda C. Constantino, Agent Gloria L. Villanueva, Asst. Superintendent Dr. Vivian Luz S. Pagatpatan, EVP-COO Emma M. Abad, Superintendent Atty. Donato D. Balderas, Jr., MLB VP-Operations Jonathan Pauig, Agent Jonmir Bermudo, Billing and Collection Manager Maricel B. Dagan. Back row, from left: Trainer Jigme Atraje, Agent Gilbert Corpuz, Branch Manager Renato Villanueva, and Agents Ivan Villanueva and Leo Villanueva.

This event coincided with the face-to-face flag raising ceremony of DepEd La Union on August 15, 2022.

La Union is the first division that was provided with the big books for the school year 2022 to 2023, along with the Value of Hard Work and Discipline workbooks.

This is in line with the company’s continued support to La Union Division’s Reading Recovery Program and to the nationwide implementation of Brigada Pagbasa, an offshoot of Brigada Eskwela.

Fortune Life EVP-COO Abad hopes to inspire the youth on the life lessons shared through the childhood experiences and stories of the company’s founder, Amb. Cabangon Chua, depicted in the big book.

On behalf of La Union Schools Division, Atty. Balderas expressed his utmost appreciation for Fortune Life and Marylindbert Int’l for this meaningful partnership in time for the opening of classes and awarded the certificates of appreciation to the said firms’ respective representatives.

DepEd La Union Schools Division award their certificates of appreciation to Fortune Life and Marylindbert
Int’l representatives.

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