Last 15-16th of April 2016 was a time for British School Manila’s younger Model United Nations (MUN) students to shine and enter into research and debate about pressing national and international issues.
In the past six years, in cooperation with PGA Cars and Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI), Porsche has already trained more than 250 young adults as motor vehicle service mechatronic technicians. Since 2008 the Porsche Training and Recruitment Center Asia (PTRCA) in Manila has been offering Filipinos from underprivileged backgrounds career opportunities as “Mechatronics,” or elite technical specialists for Porsche vehicles.
Amaia’s Upcycling Challenge saw the participation of a slew of design students, professionals, and upcycling enthusiasts, out of which thirteen were chosen finalists. All the participants are given sufficient time to create marketable and practical home products from scratch using a selected material—in this case, plastic soft drink bottles.
Nestlé Philippines, in collaboration with the Department of Education (DepEd), has launched the MILO Champ Moves, a nationwide school-based program that aims to encourage six (6) million elementary children in 10,000 schools to live an active and healthy lifestyle.
As part of its active commitment to inspire more Doers, Lenovo is lending a hand to beauty guru Jarmaine Santiago, the United States (US) based Filipina behind make-up blog Hey Jarmaine and JLovesMac1. Lenovo will sponsor Jarmaine with a Yoga Tablet 2 Pro which will assist with running the blog site and its social media channels along with a contribution of USD5,000 to Give 41, a charity organization run by Jarmaine to provide basic necessities to impoverished children in the Philippines.
Meralco’s social development arm One Meralco Foundation and football team Loyola Meralco Sparks are once again teaming up with the Philippine Marine Corps for the annual “Football for Peace,” a sporting event which hopes to hone the football skills of children from conflict areas in the ARMM as well as other provinces where the Marines and the Philippine Army are deployed.
When Typhoon Chedeng (International Name Maysak) made landfall in Baler, Aurora, something new was waiting for it. The Private Sector Disaster Management Network (PSDMN) – Rescue Recon Reliable Rapid Response (PSDMNR5) Team was already pre-positioned in the municipality in anticipation of needed rescue and disaster recovery services should the typhoon wreak havoc and devastation.