GMA Network’s socio-civic arm, GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF), and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) continued their partnership in implementing programs that uplift the lives of underprivileged Filipinos.
The memorandum of agreement signing held on Aug. 2 was led by GMA Chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon, GMAKF Founder and Ambassador Mel C. Tiangco, GMAKF EVP and COO Rikki Escudero-Catibog, together with General Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr., AFP, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The AFP has been continuously supporting GMAKF by providing transportation and security to poor and remote areas of the country. It was also one of GMAKF’s key partners in the successful construction of developmental infrastructure projects. Under the Rebuild Marawi Project, the construction of its first two Kapuso schools was finished while the third school is currently being constructed in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. Under the the Kapuso Tulay Para Sa Kaunlaran Project, the construction of two steel and concrete bridges in Buhi, Camarines Sur was completed while a third bridge is currently being built in Paquibato, Davao City.
Also present to witness the signing were GMA Network’s EVP and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, Major General Antonio Parlade, Jr. AFP, Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations, J7 AFP; Major General Andres Centino AFP, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, J3 AFP, Major General Felipe Bejar, Jr., AFP, The Chief Engineer, AFP, and Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo, AFP Spokesperson.
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