PHOENIX ADOPTS MT. TIPOLOG-TAMUGAN WATERSHED
Davao City Water District and Phoenix Philippines Foundation, Inc. signed a memorandum of agreement, making the latter the first adopter for DCWD’s Adopt-A-Site Project.
Davao City Water District signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Phoenix Philippines Foundation, Inc. (PPFI) on November 21, 2018 making the latter the first adopter for DCWD’s Adopt-ASite Project in Mt. Tipolog-Tamugan Watershed.
As adopter, PPFI pledged to rehabilitate five hectares in Brgy. Tambobong by donating P12,000 per year for five years for every hectare of land adopted to subsidize the cost of planting, maintenance and rehabilitation programs in the adopted sites.
Representing DCWD during the signing were the officer-in-charge of the Office of the Assistant General Manager for Operations engineer Rey C. Chavez together with the officer-in-charge of the Community Relations and External Affairs Department Ruth G. Jabines.
PPFI was represented by senior vice president for external affairs lawyer Alan Raymond T. Zorilla and corporate affairs manager Beethoven Sur.
Zorilla emphasized that the adoption is a symbol of thanksgiving for the continued partnership in making a difference in the communities.
PPFI is also an adopter of five hectares of land in DCWD’s project site in Mt. Talomo-Lipadas Watershed and completed its pledge in 2017.
The Adopt-a-Site project is DCWD’s intensified move for rehabilitation of Davao City’s watersheds including Mt. Talomo-Lipadas, Malagos, and Mt. Tipolog-Tamugan involving different sectors in the community. The project in Mt. Tipolog-Tamugan Watershed was opened in 2017 for interested adopters. /
From left: DCWD Community Relations and External Affairs Department officer-in-charge Ruth G. Jabines and officer-in-charge of the Office of the Assistant General Manager for Operations engineer Rey C. Chavez ink the MOA with PPFI corporate affairs manager Beethoven Sur and senior vice president for external affairs lawyer Alan Raymon T. Zorilla.