MoneyGram Foundation Donated Books To Support Early Education In The Philippines

MoneyGram, a global provider of innovative money transfer services, through the MoneyGram Foundation, has reinforced its commitment to support early child education in the Philippines. During a recent event at the University of the Philippines Integrated School (UP IS) in Pasig City, the MoneyGram Foundation donated school supplies and art, mathematics, literature and science books for the benefit of hundreds of school children.

“There is no doubt about the positive impact of early education in the life of a child. By making learning resourcesmore accessible we are children to learn and gain skills they need to transform their lives and the reality of their families,” said Alex Lim, MoneyGram’s country manager for the Philippines.

MoneyGram is well-known for supporting educational programs and activities worldwide that result in better economic prospects, healthier families, individual freedom, and empowerment. During last two years, MoneyGram has delivered school supplies to barrio schools in various Indigenous Peoples communities and built classrooms for school children in Central Visayas in the Philippines.

“We hope that by providing educational materials, we will inspire children to keep learning, keep dreaming and to grasp the opportunities that occur every day,” said Lim.

“We are extremely grateful for MoneyGram’s generous contribution tothe education of our youth. These books will help fuel their inquisitive minds togo further in their pursuit of knowledge,” said Mr. Chito Angeles, University of the Philippines Head Librarian. “As educators, we hope that our students will be able to contribute to the progress of our society one day.”

The event was also attended by Robin Padilla, MoneyGram‘s brand ambassador, Sabrina Chan, MoneyGram’s marketing lead for APAC, Joseph Consul, MoneyGram’s marketing manager for the Philippines.

University of the Philippines Integrated School (UP IS) is the country’s pioneer integrated school and the laboratory school for the University of the Philippines College of Education in Diliman, Quezon City. It offers education starting from kindergarten to a senior high school level.

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