Ifugao town gets another ambulance from power firm

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 11 (PIA) - -  The efforts  of the local government unit (LGU) here in sourcing out external resources to speed-up the delivery of basic services to the people    bore good result -    a medical vehicle donated by  SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat), Inc.

 

SNAP Vice President and Chief Corporate Officer, lawyer Mike Hosillos, formally turned-over on Wednesday (January 9) to Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr.  a well-equipped K2500 ambulance to boost the implementation of health programs in the municipality.

Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr. receives the key of the donated K2500 ambulance from SN Aboitiz Power-Magat's Vice President and Chief Corporate  Offcer  Mike Hosillos. (MBL, PIA - Cordillera, Ifugao)

 The P1.7 million-worth brand new four-wheel drive ambulance is with medical equipment, and other supplies.   

The donation was part of SNAP’s Corporate Social Responsibility whose key result areas (KRAs) include local health and infrastructure, education, environmental and livelihood projects and local governance.

 “In Magat, we have been cooperative in providing the needed support to local government uniys. Our commitment to our CSR is there and we hope that this will help in the delivery of the health requirements of our community, “Hosillos said.

Habawel lauded SNAP for continuously supporting the health programs of the LGU by providing another ambulance to cater to the health needs of the people of Lagawe and nearby towns.

 The power firm has earlier donated an ambulance and granted a P1.8M financial assistance to the municipality as counterpart for the purchase of two backhoes that are being used for roadopening in the various barangays of Lagawe.

SNAP-Magat owns and operates the 360-megawatt Magat Hydroelectric Power Plant at the border of Alfonso Lista, Ifugao and Ramon, Isabela. (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)

By Marcelo B. Lihgawon

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