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.
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.
SM Supermalls recently bagged the Hall of Fame Award and 10 other recognitions during the 2015 Apolinario Mabini Awards for its unwavering support for the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) community.
The SM group, in partnership with Banco de Oro (BDO) Foundation, will be planting 10,000 trees in Antipolo, Rizal as part of its Grow A Million Trees (GAMT) campaign.
This project is being undertaken by BDO Foundation, SM Supermalls, SM Development Corporation, SM Investments Corporation, SM Markets, SM Foundation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the people’s organization (PO) Sitio San Ysiro Upland & Lowland Farmers Association, Inc. in Antipolo.
SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) won five awards during the Alpha Southeast Asia’s 5th Annual Southeast Asia Institutional Investor Corporate Awards including Best Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility for its development arm, SM Foundation.
The SM group and Unilever Philippines will be helping “green” Tacloban as well as in providing jobs to a People’s Organization (PO) by planting 15,077 jackfruit, sugar-apple (atis) and tamarind trees under its Grow A Million Trees (GAMT) Campaign.
The Henry Sy Foundation will build a new innovation center-art, science and technology lab at Miriam College in Quezon City.
Architect’s Perspective of the Henry Sy Innovation Center
SM Foundation chalks up another addition to its long list of military facilities renovated with the recent turnover of the Operating and Delivery Room (OR/DR) complex along with the officers and cadets ward of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA)’s Fort Del Pilar Station Hospital in Baguio. This is SM Foundation’s 13th military facility renovated to date.
When SM Foundation launched its first Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan Farmers’ Training Program in Bacolod, it was envisioned to provide marginal farmers knowledge on the proper vegetable and fruit cultivation using modern technology and organic fertilizers sans the use of pesticides. The end objective was to bring nutritious food to every table of the participants.
The partnership of SM Prime Holdings Inc., DEUTSCHE Bank Ag Manila and SM Foundation Inc. has resulted anew in a newly – constructed 2-storey, 4 classroom building complete with student chairs, tables, wall fans, computers and a toilet per classroom in Wawang Pulo, Valenzuela. Aside from these, murals depicting moral values are painted within the walls of the classrooms painstakingly done by volunteer employees of the Bank during week-ends.