SM Foundation continues to strengthen its commitment to providing quality education with the turnover of a new school building to the Marcelo B. Fernan Polambato Elementary School in Bogo City, Cebu on Feb. 22. The two-storey, four classroom school building is the third building donated by SM Foundation to the said school. This is in partnership with the DFS Group Limited, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, with stores present in various airports worldwide. It also serves as the 80th school building donated by the Foundation across the country to date.
Students of Wawang Pulo Elementary School in Valenzuela were all too eager to go to class in their new two-storey, four-classroom building donated by partners SM Prime Holdings, Inc., SM Foundation and Deutsche Bank Ag Manila. The new school building was fully furnished with armchairs, wall fans, blackboards and teachers’ desks.
SM Foundation and partners Forever 21, Global Hope Inc. and TTokamsa Mission Church recently turned over two 2-storey, 20-classroom school buildings to Pedro E. Candido Memorial High School in Hernani, Eastern Samar.
Two school buildings in Batangas City were recently repaired by SM Foundation in fulfillment with its commitment to undertake the maintenance and repair of school buildings it has donated. The school buildings that underwent repair belonged to the Navera National High School in Barangay Concepcion which was turned over by SM Foundation in July 2010 and the Bulacnin National High School in Barangay Bulacnin, Lipa City, turned over in January 2010.
Last month, SM Foundation turned over its 66th school building to the Tacloban City National High School in Leyte. The newly-constructed and fully-furnished 2-storey, 4-classroom building was a joint undertaking among partners SM Foundation, SM Prime Holdings, Inc. and BDO Foundation.
Thanks to the joint effort of BDO Foundation, SM Prime Holdings and SM Foundation, the students of Ibajay National High School in Kalibo, Aklan welcomed Christmas with a newly rebuilt 2-storey, 4-classroom school building.
SM Scholars enjoyed an afternoon filled with games and music at their year-ender Christmas Party for 2014. The theme of the afternoon was ‘Just Dance’ where scholars and SM Foundation Admins alike jive to the groove and celebrate another fun and blessed year.
(Left) Graduating student Luisa Gloria sees a brighter future as she finishes her journey as an SM Scholar. (Right) Luisa and her fellow SM Scholars.