Tulong Kapatid has continued providing holistic aid to the storm-ravaged Visayas, with its rescue team recovering at least 40 bodies in Leyte and its power firm helping to restore electricity in some areas on Panay Island.
Besides marching on with its relief operations for the "Yolanda" victims through Tulong Kapatid, the MVP Group of Companies has helped restore 84 percent of overall communications systems in the affected areas in the Visayas.
From an initial fund of P2 million, the money collected by Tulong Kapatid, the CSR arm of the MVP Group, has ballooned to P31 million—and counting—following the live telethons aired over TV5 on Sunday evening and Monday morning.
World-renowned futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, PhD (3rd, R), is pictured with some officials of the MVP Group after a press conference, in Makati City, Nov. 6, on a learning event showcasing the importance of innovative leadership.
Tulong Kapatid, the social-action arm of the group of companies being managed by Manuel V. Pangilinan, has begun mobilizing its resources with an initial fund of P2 million and scheduled live telethons to help the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.
Philex Mining Corp. aims to raise to between 602 and 608 meters the tailings beach in a storage facility at Padcal Mines, as part of its move to further stabilize this for the continued production of gold and copper in Benguet.
Two students of Saint Louis High School-Philex will represent the cluster assigned by MGB to Philex Mining Corp. in on-the-spot contests on essay writing and poster making, respectively, in Baguio City in November.
Companies led by Manuel V. Pangilinan have vowed to extend more help, including the rehabilitation of devastated areas and through crowd-funding, to victims of earthquake in the Visayas.
Michael Toledo (right), SVP for Corporate Affairs at Philex Mining Corp. and head of Media Bureau at the MVP Group of Companies, with Loon Mayor Peter Lopez, in Loon, Bohol, helping quake victims on Oct. 23.
Philex Mining Corp.'s Michael Toledo and Bohol Governor Edgardo Chatto doing relief operations at Loon, one of Bohol towns hit the hardest by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Oct. 15.
From an initial fund of P2 million, the money collected by Tulong Kapatid has ballooned to P31 million, following the live telethons aired on TV5.
Philex Mining aims to raise up to 608 meters the tailings beach in TSF3 at Padcal, in order to further stabilize this for its continued operations in Benguet.
They all espouse responsible mining, saying this helps fund education, create employment, develop communities, and grow the economy.