A better learning environment for Bohol earthquake - hit areas


Thursday, February 5, 2015




Students & teachers from Bohol earthquake – hit areas of Sagbayan & Tubigon, Bohol were more than happy to receive their new classrooms from Aboitiz Foundation in partnership with City Savings Bank last January 21 & 22.

The beneficiary schools were Canmaya Centro Elementary School & Ubojan Elementary School, Sagbayan Bohol; & Tubigon West Central School, Tubigon, Bohol.

The turnover ceremonies were attended by the officials from the Department of Education, local government, school principals, teachers & students. Joining them are Aboitiz Foundation’s Sonny Carpio, Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer & CitySavings’ Ramnyl Cahate, Branch Business Head for Tagbilaran.

“Our interventions in education are always centered on nurturing a commitment to learning. Through these, we hope to inspire more students to study hard & appreciate more the value of learning, & impress upon them that one never stops learning.” Carpio shared.

City Savings Bank is the thrift bank subsidiary of Union Bank of the Philippines and a member of the Aboitiz Group. The whole organization is geared towards making the financing experience for the public school teachers easy & convenient, ensuring high touch at any level of customer interaction. It now has 66 branches nationwide.

The Aboitiz Foundation is the social development arm of the Aboitiz group of companies. Over the past years, the Foundation has been committed to its mission of helping people help themselves & pursuing its vision to be the neighbor of choice.