TELUS employees donate P2.35M to World Vision and DepEd’s Abutin Na10 program

TELUS International Philippines turned over P2.35 million donation to World Vision Philippines, led by (L-R) TELUS International Philippines CSR analysts Samuel Arellano and DJ Unico, CSR team leader Ivette Lynn Ramos, VP for Global Brand, Culture and Facilities Warren Tait, CSR senior manager for APAC Phoebe Carrera, World Vision Philippines resource development director Jun Godornes, technical program manager for education Geomel Jetonzo, corporate partnerships officer Rafael Quimel, TELUS International Philippines CSR team leader Ana Carlos, and CSR specialist Jessica Evangelista.

Ensuring continuous learning of children in public schools can be achieved through the support of the community. This was demonstrated when digitally-enabled customer experience and IT company TELUS International Philippines recently turned over a P2.35 million donation to World Vision and the Department of Education’s “Abutin Na10″ fundraising campaign. 

Through TELUS International Philippines’ “Share to Care” shirt drive, more than 7,300 employees raised the donation in support of Abutin N10’s education initiatives in Lanao Del Norte and other area programmes (AP) of World Vision in the country.

“Abutin Na10, Para sa Sampung Milyong Mag-aaral: Sampung Piso, Sampung Araw, Sampung Milyong Filipino” is a nationwide fundraising campaign led by World Vision in partnership with DepEd. The campaign aims to contribute to the funding of DepEd’s Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) to support public school students through the provision of educational materials like modules, gadgets, and instructional packets.

“We are grateful to TELUS International Philippines for their support of our Abutin Na10 program. This will go a long way in giving our children access to the education they need to build a brighter future,” says World Vision Philippines National Director Rommel V. Fuerte.

World Vision Philippines (L-R) resource development director Jun Godornes, corporate volunteer engagement specialist Freda Agustin, technical program manager for education Geomel Jetonzo, and corporate partnerships officer Rafael Quimel.

TELUS International Philippines’ “We Give Where We Live” philosophy is not just manifested in their donation drives. The company also organizes volunteering activities for their employees all throughout the year through their TELUS Days of Giving program. They also have a fund granting foundation called TELUS International Philippines Community Board, which supports worthy causes to help communities with unique needs across the country.

Since 2021, Abutin Na10 has mobilized its volunteer partners to raise funds for the children’s learning continuity plan. That same year, Php 1 million was raised for the AP in Cebu. In 2022, Php 1.3 million was raised for AP Bohol plus another Php 100,000 for Brigada Pagbasa (Virtual) for AP Manila. This year, Php 167,000 has been raised so far for the ongoing Brigada Pagbasa (F2F) in AP Malabon. Adding the recent Php 2.35 million for AP Lanao del Norte, this brings to a total of more than Php 4.9 million in donations by TELUS International Philippines. To learn more about this program, visit https://www.worldvision.org.ph/abutin-na10/.

World Vision invites everyone to make a difference in a person’s life. Visit their website at https://www.worldvision.org.ph. For more updates, follow World Vision Philippines’ official social media pages: @worldvisionph on Facebook and Twitter, and @worldvisionphl on Instagram.

About World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. For more information, please visit www.worldvision.org.ph

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