Globe Telecoms donates P1.4M worth of phones, load for e-learning to Saranggani National Sports Academy
AS part of its corporate social responsibility, Globe Telecoms recently turned over 80 mobile phones, SIM cards and at least P 640,000 worth of prepaid cards to help the student-athletes, teachers and coaches of the Sarangani National Sports Academy (SANSA) cope with the challenges of the blended mode of learning. The P1.4 million worth of support is part of the partnership of the telecoms firm, the Sarangani provincial government, and the Department of Education Sarangani Division. The gadgets will be used or borrowed by SANSA student-athletes and their parents, and a platform for the online academic and sports training sessions will also be provided to the learners. The undertaking is part of the Learning Resources on Wifi Hub for Expanded e-learning in Sarangani (LR on WHEELS), an innovative program of Deped Sarangani, to make e-learning accessible to more students in the province. In photo at the ceremonial turnover of the gadgets are (from left) Globe security manager for Mindanao Eric Bergavera, Sarangani governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, Alabel municipal mayor Vic Paul Salarda, and Deped Sarangani Curriculum Implementation Division chief and SANSA school head Donna Panes.