Imelda, ZSP – 44th Infantry (Agile N’ Stable) Battalion troopers partner and collaborate with GMA Kapuso Foundation Inc. project leader Mr. Aron Calma and the Department of Education – Zamboanga Sibugay represented by Rosmundo L. Ancheta Jr, EPS-SGOD during the gift giving activity “Alay sa Batang Pinoy” at selected Elementary Schools at Zamboanga Sibugay on 17-19 February 2021.
The donors delivered gift bags to the elementary pupils coming from the areas of New Tampilisan, Lacnapan, Peñaranda, Canacan and Salipyasin all of Kabasalan, Mamagon and Bangkawbangkaw of Naga and Baluyan, Dumpok, Israel and Lalat of Imelda, all of Zamboanga Sibugay, wherein these barangays were formerly affected by local armed conflict. A total of one thousand, eight hundred ninety-six (1,896) gift packs were distributed and each gift pack consisted of hygiene kit, assorted food and toys. These were received by the parents and guardians of the pupils following the standard heath protocols set by the Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infections Disease (IATF-EID).
44IB vows continued partnership with GMA Kapuso Foundation, bringing smiles and delivering school supplies, hygiene kits to the Sibugaynon students.