After the first delivery of relief goods to victims of Typhoon Yolanda in November, WVCST once again took time to visit the typhoon devastated areas in the 5th District of Iloilo and its Extension Community in Aglanot, Dumarao, Capiz.
The visit did not only aim to deliver relief goods but as well as help in the rehabilitation of schools. On December 19, 2013, the College of Engineering and Architecture Faculty Extensionists and student volunteers distributed school supplies to the pupils of Botongon Elementary School, Estancia, Iloilo.
Also, as part of its commitment to uplift the spirit of those affected by the typhoon, the Southern Luzon State University in Lucban, Quezon, donated Php15, 000. 00 and was formally turned over by the College President, Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr. and his wife, Dr. Evelyn Sorolla, to Aglanot Elementary School in Dumarao, Capiz on December 27, 2013. At the same time, the generator set donated by Sen. Allan Peter Cayetano was given to the said school.
Moreover, WVCST handed out school supplies to the pupils of Omio Elementary School in Lemery, Iloilo, while their parents received relief goods.
In total, the Extension Services Division had collected donations around Php259, 600.00 in cash and in kind for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda and was able to distribute sets of school supplies to 1,185 school children. With this, the WVCST –ESD wishes to thank all the donors and volunteers.