Typhoon Washi Relief Assistance
Cagayan de Oro City - The Education First Foundation (EFF) recently gave out school supplies to some 2,112 poor kids while 836 pupils received sets of school uniforms in the city's hinterland communities.
According to EFF Trustee and Director Anna Asinero, students from the following public elementary schools benefited from the distribution of school materials: Iba Elementary School, 117 students; Dansolihon Elementary School, 707; Mambuaya Elementary School, 496; Bayanga Elementary School, 346; Midkiwan Elementary School, 121; Pagalungan Elementary School, 259; San Simon Elementary School, 252; and Pamalihi Elementary School, 160.
Pupil of these schools, meanwhile, were given two sets of school uniforms each: Mangalay Elementary School, 1001; Kiam-is Elementary School, 198; Balongkot Elementary School, 99; Dunggoan Elementary School, 114, Magayad Elementary School, 117; and Baluarte Elementary School, 198.
For this school year, Bayanga Elementary School was a recipient of audio-visual equipment from EFF. The EFF also built a teacher's cottage for Iba Elementary School as response to the request of educators in said school for their proper lodging.
"We are really going beyond the usual giving of school supplies and uniforms for this school year," enthused Asinero.
The series of distribution was witnessed by EFF coordinating director Mrs. Sarah Elam who flew all the way from the United Kingdom to take part in the EFF's annual donation-giving project.
Now on its third year, the distribution has already benefited thousands of school children from different public primary schools in economically deprived villages.
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