2 DavNor schools get 10 computers from Davao Light

Subscribe Now November 12, 2011 at 11:00am

Two public secondary schools in Davao del Norte received five units each of brand new computers from the Aboitiz-owned electric utility Davao Light & Power Co. The recipients are Luna National High School and La Libertad National High School in Luna, Kapalong and La Libertad, Sto. Tomas, respectively, in the Province of Davao del Norte.

Luna is one of three barangays in Kapalong that are under the franchise of Davao Light. Sto. Tomas, along with Carmen and Braulio Dujali towns, and Panabo City are one hundred percent served by the electric utility for their power requirements.

Nearby, the Luna Elementary School is also a recipient of a re-wiring project by Davao Light. Re-wiring is Davao Light’s way of helping prevent the occurrence of fire attributed to electrical faults brought about by overloading or substandard wires.

Fires of this nature caused the Department of Education billions of pesos in losses in recent years.

The two public high school recipients of computers were recommended by Dr. Aurora B. Cubero, DepEd Division Superintendent of Davao del Norte.

The same schools were also endorsed for the project by Mayor Edgardo L. Timbol of Kapalong, and Mayor Maximo Estela of Sto. Tomas.

Davao Light Asst. Vice President and Panabo Branch Manager Engr. Reynold Felix led the turnover team.

Felix was joined by the utility’s Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Vic N. Sumalinog, Panabo Branch Supervisors Engr. Mark Sam Banluta and Honey Micabani, Comrel Supervisor Fermin Edillon, Panabo senior lineman Edgar Orilla; and Information Systems Group technician Mario Faeldonia.

The computer units were received by the principals of the respective schools witnessed by LGU representatives, DepEd Davao del Norte officials and the barangay captains of the two localities.

Meanwhile, the re-wiring of the Luna Elementary School covered a total of nine buildings with 17 classrooms and one covered court.

Luna Barangay Captain Rommel Beldua and La Libertad barangay chief Dionisio Antoniano expressed their profound gratitude to Davao Light for the support it has given to their barangays through its schools.

They encouraged the teachers to maximize the computer utilization by diligently teaching the students on ICT skills and the students to make the most out of the equipment for learning.

The two barangay leaders said they hope that other stakeholder follow the example set by Davao Light.

Source: pia.gov.ph



« Davao floods displace 30000 people Cycling event honors slain photojournalist »