In partnership with the Department of Education, Philam Foundation has launched Philam Paaralan which aims to empower more Filipino youth through education by building fully-furnished schools with restrooms in calamity-stricken, un-served and under-served areas around the country.
built from 2010-2015 across the Philippines.
educated in classrooms with complete facilities.
We are committed to promoting healthy living and safety.
In addition to classroom facilities, we put a Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facility.
STEEL FRAME TECHNOLOGY
We use steel frames in building our classrooms, lowering the construction costs while improving the quality of the structure.
MORE THAN THE CLASSROOMS, WE ALSO BRING HOPE TO THE COMMUNITIES WE WORK WITH.
“Mainit po at saka masikip yung classroom ko dati, ngayon po maganda tsaka maluwag na… Excited po ako, gustung-gusto kong makapasok.”
- Jojie C. Teves, 11 years old, Grade 1
“Nagpapasalamat po ako sa inyo kasi may bago na akong eskwelahan. Sana magkaroon din ng magandang classroom ang ibang bata.”
- Julie C. Afuan 8 years old, Grade 3
“Palagi kong pinapanangalangin na bigyan kami ng paaralan kasi yun lang naman para makapagconcentrate ang mga bata, buti na lang nandyan ang Philam Paaralan.”
15F Philam Life Foundation Net Lima Bldg. 5th Ave. cor. 26th St. Bonifacio Global City, Taguig 1634
PHILAM SAVINGS AWARENESS AND VALUES EDUCATION SESSIONS
Through Philam SAVES, PFI aims to promote the values of discipline, respect generosity and habit of saving money to every schoolchildren. SAVES is an effort to reach out to more Filipinos in need of risk protection and to align PFI’s CSR activities to the mother company’s business.
One STORY has TAUGHT
1,000 CHILDREN THE HABIT OF SAVING.
TEACHING KIDS HOW TO SAVE IN A FUN AND CREATIVE MANNER IS A GREAT VENUE FOR THEM TO LEARN ABOUT RESPONSIBILITY AND LITERACY.
ANG BISIKLETA NI KYLA
Inspired by her experience as a mother, our KaAkbay volunteer Isa Lopez wrote a story to inspire kids to save and work for the things they like to achieve.
Each story-telling session is followed by an art session wherein kids design their own coin banks. Each student is also encouraged to open a savings account.
KAAKBAY PHILAM VOLUNTEER CORPS
Officers and employees of Philam Companies and Communities volunteer their time and talent to help our partner communities and organizations. The KaAkbay volunteer program is seen as one of the ways that the value of corporate social responsibility is manifested and concretized within the Philam Group.
across the country.
hours per year.
WE ARE COMMITTED TO BUILD SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES.
We partner with various institutions and help build sustainable communities through house builds and livelihood projects.
CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
On a regular basis, KaAkbay volunteers participate in reforestation and recycling activities to take part in nurturing our environment.
WE ARE COMMITTED TO GIVING BACK.
“Being a volunteer gives us a sense of pride by being able to help others through sharing our time and resources. It really feels good to help in whatever way we can.”
- Rose Silva, Culture Officer, Culture and Engagement HR
“It felt great that the members from different companies and departments could quickly gel into one group towards a common purpose.”
- Lauren Mercado, Head of Customer Service, PAMI
“I really experienced a sense of belongingness, fulfillment, and of course happiness. Happiness, which is automatically felt by someone who is able to help others even in little ways and happiness in knowing that you are doing the right thing, in the right way, with the right people. That’s why when you are a Kaakbay, hindi mo lang feel na may kaakbay ka…feel na feel mo rin na Philamlifer ka.”
- Julie Ann Gallardo, Associate Underwriting Specialist, BPI -Philam