These girls from ADBSA Aeta Elementary School in Zambales are among the first beneficiaries of ALKFI’s Gusto Kong Mag-AralAt least 100,000 students from Luzon to Mindanao will be given schoolbags and school supplies through the “Gusto Kong Mag-Aral” project of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.-Operation Sagip with the help of donors who want to help the country’s youth have a better learning experience this school year.
Operation Sagip director Jun Dungo said the “Gusto Kong Mag-Aral” project targets elementary school students all over the country, particularly those from areas in poverty and frequented by calamities.
“ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s compassion and service for the Filipino people doesn’t end after a rescue or relief operation. This project is one way for us to ensure a bright future for our youth, especially those who really want to go to school. We are thankful to our donors for their unwavering commitment to help in making our countrymen’s lives better,” Dungo said.
Thus far, 1,300 students w e r e reported to have received bags and school supplies at the Her mosa Elementary School and Orani Elementary School in Bataan.
“Gusto Kong Mag-Aral” will continue in Catanduanes, Pampanga, Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Cagayan de Oro, Bukidnon, Compostela Valley, Nueva Ecija, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Kalinga, Bulacan, Quirino, Ilocos Norte, Benguet, Aurora, Zambales, Batangas, Mindoro, Laguna, Quezon, Pangasinan, Iloilo, Antique, Capiz, Aklan, Bohol, Cebu, Samar, Leyte, Lanao del Norte and Zamboanga del Norte.