Metrobank Group Donated 50 Million Aid for Yolanda’s Victim

Philippines is so blessed and fortunate because in this tremendous disaster, many countries, government, NGO’s and some other corporations joined force and lend help to augment the situation on Yolanda’s aftermath.

Super typhoon Yolanda brought a lot of destruction, destroying some infrastructures and agriculture in part of Visayas.

In behalf of these, Philippines is so grateful and thankful that there are other countries pledge and give help in the said country.

And to sustain the needs of Yolanda’s victims, President of Metrobank Foundation Inc. (MBFI) Aniceto Sobrepeña announced to give worth P50 million together with Metrobank group are Toyota Motor Philippines, and Toyota Financial Services Philippines.

Donations will be part in two, P25 million will be allocated to aid the ongoing relief operations for victims of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in central Philippines, while the other P25 million will be used to (–foul word(s) removed–)ist in rebuilding churches and schools etc.

MBFI and GT-Metro Foundation Inc. said, relief goods will be packed and distributed in targeted calamity-stricken provinces of Leyte, Iloilo, Capiz, Cebu, Eastern Samar, Aklan, Antique and Palawan.

“We are saddened by the extent of destruction in the lives and properties among our fellow Filipinos in the Visayas, including the province of Palawan, brought about by this recent calamity. To help mitigate their sufferings, we have mobilized the resources of the Metrobank Group. We hope that other corporations will also do their share as a show of solidarity to the victims,” said Metrobank Group chairman and founder Dr. George SK Ty.

The healthcare affiliate of Metrobank Group, Manila Doctors Hospital is also arranging for the conduct of medical missions in hardly hit areas in the Visayas.

Earlier, Global Business Power Corporation, the Metrobank Group’s power firm, opened its multi-purpose hall in Iloilo to serve as temporary shelter to around 300 individuals. They have also provided (–foul word(s) removed–)istance to Cebu and Mindoro in the form of mats and relief packs.

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