Global leader in money transfer services, MoneyGram,through the MoneyGram Foundation, reinforced its commitment in supporting the early child education in the Philippines.
In an event held at the University of the Philippines Integrated School (UPIS) in Pasig City, MoneyGram Foundation donated school supplies and art, mathematics, literature and science books for the benefit of hundreds of school children.
There is no doubt about the positive impact of early education in the life of a child. By making learning resources more accessible we are children to learn and gain skills they need to transform their lives and the reality of their families.
Alex Lim, MoneyGram’s country manager for the Philippines
It is known that MoneyGram is a strong supporter of educational programs and activities around the world. Its efforts result in better economic prospects, healthier families, individual freedom, and empowerment.
In the last two years, MoneyGram has given school supplies to different barrio schools concentrating on Indigenous Peoples communities. Aside from books and school supplies, MoneyGram has also built classrooms for schools in Central Visayas,
“We hope that by providing educational materials, we will inspire children to keep learning, keep dreaming and to grasp the opportunities that occur every day,” said Lim.
We are extremely grateful for MoneyGram’s generous contribution to the education of our youth. These books will help fuel their inquisitive minds to go further in their pursuit of knowledge.
As educators, we hope that our students will be able to contribute to the progress of our society one day.
Mr. Chito Angeles, University of the Philippines Head Librarian
The event was also attended by Robin Padilla, MoneyGram’s brand ambassador, Sabrina Chan, MoneyGram’s marketing lead for APAC, Joseph Consul, MoneyGram’s marketing manager for the Philippines.
University of the Philippines Integrated School (UP IS) is the country’s pioneer integrated school and the laboratory school for the University of the Philippines College of Education in Diliman, Quezon City. It offers education starting from kindergarten to a senior high school level.