Smart, WWF encourage students to adopt eco-friendly lifestyle

Students from Visayas State University in Baybay, Leyte try to rank the devices and appliances printed on card boards according to energy consumption rate, as part of the activities during the Project Connect workshop organized by Smart and WWF.

While young, it is important that students start to embrace their role as stewards of the environment. It is for this reason that wireless leader Smart Communications (Smart) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) started a project called Project Connect.

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Samboan taps SHINE OS+ to digitize residents’ health records

SHINE OS+ LAUNCH. Samboan health workers led by Mayor Raymond Joseph Calderon, Smart Communications senior manager Maria Jane C. Paredes, and Shine OS+ project lead Dr. Ma. Regina Estuar of the Ateneo Java Wireless Competency Center launch SHINE OS+ at the town center.

Samboan municipal health officer Dr. Ianne Jireh Ramos suspected hypertension to be the prevalent case among townsfolk who availed themselves of the municipal government’s health programs. Ramos, however, couldn’t say for certain. She just had a hunch based on anecdotal information.

ACC brings digital learning to schools in Lapu-Lapu via Smart Technocart

TECH BOOST FOR EDUCATION. Representatives of select public schools in Lapu-Lapu City receive Smart Technocarts from PLDT and Smart president and CEO Napoleon L. Nazareno (7th from left) and Stephanie Velasco-Orlino (second from left), Atty. Maria Jane Paredes (2nd from right), and Sally Aldaba (right), all from the Smart Public Affairs group.

Four public schools in Lapu-Lapu City are the latest recipients of mobile digital laboratories called Smart Technocarts, which are intended to boost kindergarten learning using technology tools and solutions.

RAFi donates P1.5 million for ERUF training center

RAFI President Roberto “Bobby” Aboitiz (seated, center) signs the agreement for the donation of P1.6 million to the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation. To his right is Dr. Pek Eng Lim, ERUF BOT chairman; and to his left is Dr. Kenneth Chan, ERUF BOT vice chairman. Standing from left are RAFI Chief Operating Officer Dominica B. Chua, ERUF BOT Treasurer Mona Li, ERUF BOT member Dr. Jesus Ravanes, and ERUF’s Brenda Salvaña witnessed the agreement signing.

To help train emergency responders, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. donated P1.58 million to the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation (ERUF) for the construction of its five-room training center at the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City.

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