BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, found ways to contribute to the country’s COVID-19 vaccination campaigns through partnership projects with local government units. Amid the surge in cases due to the Delta variant, the foundation supported the vaccination programs of General Santos City and Iloilo City by providing much needed manpower support.
The foundation sponsored the hiring of additional nurses, medical technicians and other frontliners for the immediate inoculation of 1,800 people in GenSan and Iloilo. The corporate citizenship initiative helped boost the capacity of the aforementioned cities to accommodate more vaccinees.
This is the latest initiative of BDO Foundation aimed at supporting projects that help control the spread of the coronavirus, assist frontliners and provide aid for Filipinos vulnerable to the effects of the health crisis. Backed by BDO and BDO Network Bank branches, the foundation has donated hygiene kits to more than 2,000 health workers and COVID-19 patients in Capiz, Iloilo and Negros Oriental. It has also supported a program that gave financial incentives to nurses in Cebu.
As the pandemic continues, BDO Foundation plans to implement more projects in the areas of vaccination and relief assistance in partnership with the public sector and the medical community.