Western Visayas College of Science and Technology together with its major sponsor – the Jollibee Group of Companies, delivered relief goods to people in areas affected by typhoon Yolanda, yesterday, November 19, 2013.
The group headed by Engr. Cora C. Corbal, Director, Extension Services , delivered a total of 519 relief packs to Lemery and some Island Baranggays in Concepcion, mostly partners of WVCST in its Busog Lusog Talino Feeding Program. Meanwhile another truck of relief goods set off to Brgy. Aglanot and Dacuton, Dumarao, Capiz.
In Concepcion, they delivered relief goods in 9 island Baranggays namely Punting, Maliog-liog, Dungon, Talutuan, Malangaban, Crisanto, Aglobong, Nipa and Macalbang.
Each pack of goods contains 4 kilos of rice, 3 cans sardines, 3 packs of noodles, 2 cups of salt and assorted used clothing which were received and facilitated by the faculty in the elementary school of each baranggay. However, in Dumarao, they were able to distribute the relief goods with the help of the baranggay captains.
Engr. Corbal conveyed her thanks the donors of the first batch of relief goods mainly to the Jollibee Group of Companies who donated 35 sacks of rice, the PTA who donated Php10,000.00 in cash, the WVCST Community, the major and minor organizations who donated 8 sacks of rice, boxes of sardines and noodles as well as used clothing and items for personal hygiene.
She also confirmed that after this first distribution of goods, there will be another batch to be distributed probably by next week. “We continue to appeal to everybody to give their donations so that we can send them to other victims to help them in this difficult time.”