The effort on rebuilding continues and DuPont Philippines’ continues to explore ways to help out in whatever way available

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Joseph Carandang of DuPont Pioneer (in red shirt) during the turn-over of computers to Anahaway Palo National High School.

Leyte, 21 April 2014 – DuPont Philippines announced the donation of 50 computers to Sta. Fe National High School, Anahaway Palo National High School and Sta. Fe Irrigators Association that work to provide sustainable computer studies at schools and farmers’ support services by the association.

“With DuPont donation of computers, we can now ensure that over 1,600 students of Sta. Fe National High School and Anahaway Palo National High School have full access to a computer for the entire duration of a computer lesson offered by the schools. We can also ensure that every student leaves the school with a marketable skill.” said Ramon S. Abadilla, managing director, DuPont Philippines.

DuPont Philippines also made computer donation to Sta. Fe Irrigators Associations in recognition of the important role played by the association in promoting efficient irrigation and to long term sustainability of water resources management for the agriculture communities at Leyte.

Present at the donation ceremonies were Mr. Joseph Carandang of DuPont Pioneer together with Mr. Luis Velasco, principal of Sta. Fe National High School, Ms. Ole Segovia, principal of Anahaway Palo National High School and representatives of the Sta. Fe Irrigators Association.

“Private public collaboration is the quickest way to roll out vital capabilities to revive Leyte communities,” Ramon says. “The more organizations work together, pooling their resources, the greater number of people whose lives was impacted by Yolanda typhoon, can be positively transformed. “

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Photo caption : Joseph Carandang of DuPont Pioneer (in red shirt) during the turn-over of computers to Anahaway Palo National High School.