UPV sends second batch of relief assistance to communities affected by Tropical Depression Agaton

Mr. James Lunasco with Ms. AL Ramirez

UP Visayas through the UPdanay Donation Drive has received a total cash donation of ₱87,720.00 as of April 22, 2022.

Donors for the second round of call for donations include Dr. Joy Lizada, Ms. Mae Cababasay, Ms. Regine Tan, Ms. Jaime Elaine San Diego, Ms. Alma V. Labro, Dr. Marie Therese A.P. Bustos (Pahinungod System Director), Dr. Remil Galay (UPLB Department Chair of Veterinary Paraclinical Sciences), Ms. Joy Rondon, Ms. Anette Galvez Marie, Faculty Regent, Prof. Pedro Galeno, Jr., Mr. Arthur C. Sebastian, Ms. Vivian Lorio, Ms. Joanne Tirador, Ms. Lady Krista Rigor, Mr. Miguel Rafael Mangabat, Ms. Marielle Kristina Sundiang, Symel De Guzman, and two individuals who preferred to remain anonymous.

A portion of the monetary donations was distributed in Brgy. Bitoon, Ilawod, Cuartero, Capiz. The amount of ₱10,000.00 was given through Ms. Almera Facto. The donation was used to purchase relief packs on April 14, 2022, and was distributed among affected communities.

Cash donations amounting to ₱10,000.00 per municipality, from the P50,000.00 authorized by Chancellor Camposano for immediate release, were turned over to the Municipality of Ajuy through Prosecutor Gracious G. Espinosa, Municipality of Dueñas through Ms. Ma. Girlie Pastrana (MDRRMO), Municipality of Concepcion through Mr. Agustin Garilva, Jr. (Municipal Administrator), Municipality of Lemery through Mr. Art John Caliste (MDRRMO), and Municipality of San Dionisio through Ms. Mary Bernadette J. Albaña (MPDO).

Monetary aid amounting to ₱5,000.00 was also given to the cafeteria staff of Ms. Amane, whose families were affected by Typhoon Agaton in Panit-an, Capiz.

The second batch of relief goods were turned over to the Iloilo Provincial Government through the Human Resource Management Office and the Iloilo Provincial Cooperative Development Office for the municipalities of San Dionisio, Concepcion, and Ajuy on April 13, 2022.

As of April 25, 2022, The UPdanay Committee’s remaining funds is ₱67,720.00.

The UPdanay Donation Drive and Relief Distribution Committees are extremely thankful for the steadfast support of the donors. All the donations received, both in cash and in kind, are properly recorded, accounted, and reported.

Source: https://www.upv.edu.ph/index.php/news/upv-sends-second-batch-of-relief-assistance-to-communities-affected-by-tropical-depression-agaton