BDOF & PGPC join forces to build classrooms in Catarman

2022 July – BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, has inked an agreement with the Philippine Geothermal Production Company (PGPC) for the construction of a three-classroom school building in Baybay Elementary School in Catarman, Northern Samar.


The memorandum of agreement was signed by (from left) BDO Foundation trustee Ismael Estela Jr., BDO Foundation trustee Lucy Co Dy, BDO Foundation president Mario Deriquito, PGPC president Napoleon Saporsantos Jr., PGPC chief finance officer Ian Jason Aguirre, and PGPC director for legal and corporate affairs Ma. Fe Guirnalda-Lucero.


Supportive of the Department of Education’s Adopt-A-School program, the project aims to address the need for more classrooms in the school. The initiative is also in line with the partners’ shared advocacy to support underserved communities affected by disasters.


Catarman has been severely affected by typhoons in recent years.



Related Stories: