Metro Pacific Investments Corporation have donated millions of pesos worth of virus specimen collection kits, Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), medicine, relief goods (namely food and alcohol), face masks, water supplies, as well as transportation services for medical frontliners.
MPIC companies Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), Maynilad Water Services, Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), Global Business Power (GBP) and the MPIC Hospital group, as well as Metro Pacific Investments Foundation and One Meralco Foundation, have distributed just under P200 million worth of support to various municipalities (Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto is shown in photo helping distribute Meralco care packages this week), government agencies and medical institutions all over the country.
The conglomerate also mobilized a nationwide internal program to take care of its thousands of employees involved in infrastructure projects all over the country, through the continuance of salaries and benefits during the coronavirus crisis period.
“The mandate from our Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan is to prioritize the well-being of our employees for the continued services from our utility business, including health care workers from the Metro Pacific Hospital Group,” said MPIF President Melody del Rosario.
“We are also trying to help various public hospitals including the Philippine National Police and LGU volunteers.”