Cebu Pacific resumes its Change for Good fundraising program for UNICEF in flight operations as travel restrictions ease up and more people take back to the skies. Passengers can now donate to help vulnerable children online at https://bit.ly/UNICEFChangeForGoodand while inflight through the Change for Good donation bags.
PLDT’s wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. extended additional support to communities in Central Visayas severely affected by super typhoon Odette. The city of Cebu, the municipality of Compostela in northern Cebu, and the municipalities of Loboc and President Carlos P. Garcia in Bohol have recently received generator sets from Smart to help provide electricity to […]
AboitizPower, through its coal business unit Therma Visayas, Inc. (TVI), will sponsor a series of Connected Women workshops on future-proofing the skills of women in disadvantaged communities. Staying true to its mission of creating sustainable communities and in celebration of Women’s Month, AboitizPower has partnered with Connected Women to train 60 women from Toledo City […]
Nine cooperatives in the Visayas region have started to benefit from the partnership of Smart and Aboitiz Foundation, aimed at enabling small businesses’ digital capacities.
GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation, in partnership with the Department of Health and the Lapu-Lapu City Government, has launched a COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination from March 9 to 11.
PLDT Inc.’s wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and the group’s social outreach arm PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) have extended additional assistance to provinces in Eastern Visayas heavily impacted by Super Typhoon Odette.
Going the extra mile for customers has been 50-year-old Jonathan Dosdos’ long-time mantra ever since he started working in PLDT in 1995. He began as a cable splicer, which equipped him with profound knowledge of PLDT’s technology and equipment.
PLDT, Inc. and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have provided connectivity support to various free co-working and learning spaces in areas severely affected by Super Typhoon Odette in Bohol and Cebu. These initiatives aim to assist residents in work-from-home (WFH) setups but are still challenged by the unavailability of electricity and stable internet […]
Smart has extended support to the University of the Visayas via the provision of connectivity devices with 6 months’ worth of load allocation which will be distributed to students who have been severely impacted by Super Typhoon Odette. This initiative is part of Smart’s bigger program called “Smart Study Program” aiming to make distance learning […]
GCash helps in recovery efforts for Typhoon Odette victims with nationwide donation drive, loan holiday, wallet limit adjustments
The Filipino spirit of giving remains in full force for the victims of Typhoon Odette as GCash, the Philippines’ leading mobile wallet, launched a donation drive to accelerate the fundraising for relief and recovery operations in areas devastated by the calamity. The company is also extending loan payment holidays to borrowers affected by the typhoon […]
Super Typhoon Odette may have disconnected communities in Visayas and Mindanao over Christmas and the New Year but PLDT and Smart engineers, displaying value for teamwork and community, have brought many of these communities online over the holidays.
PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) push through with repairs in the new year to reconnect more areas in the Visayas and Mindanao that were devastated by super typhoon Odette. On January 1, the group fully restored services in the provinces of Antique, Iloilo, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar and Western Samar in the […]
PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. ramped up repairs in Bohol and Cebu to restore affected services in the worst-hit areas by Typhoon Odette.
With restoration efforts of network facilities in full swing, PLDT, Inc. and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc have reconnected Cebu, Dinagat, Siargao, and Surigao using Smart satellite phones. These enable vital communication links for local officials and response teams conducting rescue, relief and recovery in these badly-hit areas.
PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have reconnected the municipality of Dapa in Siargao as it fired up communication equipment near the Surigao del Norte Provincial Capitol sub-office and re-established communication in nearby communities, making Smart the first mobile service provider to restore voice calls and text messages in the area.
Three parishes have heeded the call of Cebu Archbishop Jose S. Palma to put up Parish Caritas centers in the Archdiocese of Cebu. Palma mandated the establishment of these centers during the Mass that formally opened the Caritas Jubilee Week celebration last November 7.
At a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on December 4, 2021, Frederick Go, President and CEO of Robinsons Land Corporation, personally turned over a 35-foot tree to the Cebu City Government in the presence of Mayor Mike Rama, Vice Mayor Dondon Hontiveros, Cebu City Councilors, Cebu City Government Department Heads, and Robinsons Malls’ employees. The Christmas […]
PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc., together with PLDT and Smart Foundation (PSF), continue to uphold the value of “malasakit” in this time of pandemic as they extend their support to major cities and municipalities across Cebu Province to help boost their efforts in combating COVID-19.
With public service and malasakit in mind, PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. has strengthened its support for local government units and government agencies in Visayas and Mindanao by providing communication and connectivity devices, fortifying their efforts for COVID-19 response.
The COVID-19 pandemic hit the entire global population hard and the challenges for people, businesses, communities and organizations are numerous. For Zonta Club of Cebu II, it has been a game-changer for the club, compelling its members to innovate its service delivery framework to its target communities.