GBP, CANVAS partner to promote reading literacy

GBP scholars are showing their received books written by Canvas The partnership is part of the nonprofit’s ‘One Million Books for One Million Filipino Children’ campaign.

The Global Business Power Corporation (GBP), in collaboration with the Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development (CANVAS), has distributed books to students from various public primary and high schools in Eloilo, Aklan, Cebu and Rizal. Following the successful business partnership of the two organizations at the height of the epidemic, a new effort was created because GBP and CANVAS share the same passion and commitment in educating young people, especially in remote areas. A total of 800 books on patriotism, art history and the fight against fake news and confusion, created by Canvas, have been distributed among GBP scholars in the mentioned places.

GBP President James T. “Now more than ever, as we continue the epidemic, we are seeing the value of education and providing young people with alternative ways of learning so that they can be productive at home,” said Azurin. Azurin 6 “Together with Canvas, we are equipping our supported GBP scholars from Eloilo, Aklan, Cebu and Rizal with educational materials that they can use to gain a new understanding of these timely and relevant topics and at the same time increase creativity within themselves,” Mr Azurin added. Has done.

GBP, a wholly owned subsidiary of MERALCO PowerGen (MGen), is a leading power generation company in Visayas and Mindanao with the goal of providing adequate, reliable and sustainable power. Canvas, on the other hand, is a non-profit organization that works with the creative community to promote children’s literacy, explore national identity, and deepen public perceptions of Philippine art, culture, and the environment.

Books were first given to scholars in Iloilo and Aklan for GBP grades 1 to 12. Organized with a brief program, book distribution was held at the GBP Institute for Energy for Eloilo and the Panay Power Corporation plant site for Aklan. Different sets of books have been provided for primary and higher secondary level students respectively. Meanwhile, at Cebu, books were handed out to students with provisions on the annual benefits they receive as company pundits to reduce exposure to the Kovid-19 virus.

As a complement to the company’s efforts to help GBP host Barangay in Rizal’s Baras, the books were donated to Pinug Primary School. A storytelling session was held before the turnover of educational materials to help children develop reading habits. GBP, its subsidiary PH Renewables, Inc. (PHRI) is ready to complete the construction of its 75 MWac solar plant at Baras in Rizal by the end of the year and start commercial activities.

As a member of the ONE MERALCO group, GBP is about strengthening the good life of Filipinos through meaningful partnerships and collaborations with other organizations that share the same vision of empowering communities and helping build our nation.

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