In partnership with Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. and to help in ramping up the vaccination program in the country, Aboitiz Construction formally donated 1,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to the City Government of Parañaque last November 8. A virtual ceremonial turnover was led by Antonio Peñalver, Executive Director of Aboitiz Construction, Maribeth Marasigan, President and Chief Operating Officer of Aboitiz Foundation, and Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez. Mr. Peñalver said that Aboitiz Construction is one with Aboitiz Group in building a better future by helping the community achieve herd immunity through the donation of vaccines. “We believe that our collaboration with Parañaque City will take us one step forward towards getting back to normal. In line with our core value of responsibility, we aim to contribute in ensuring the safety and health of many communities,” he added. Meanwhile, Hon. Olivarez acknowledged the importance of collaboration between public and private entities especially in taking actions to solve this pandemic. He shared that through their COVID-19 response efforts, about 90% of their population has been fully vaccinated. “We cannot do these efforts alone. We would like to thank Aboitiz Construction and Aboitiz Foundation for your untiring support to us in combating this pandemic. Partnership between the government and private companies like you makes the goal more achievable,” he mentioned. Ms. Marasigan expressed her hopes about bouncing back to normal because of these collaborative efforts. She emphasized that this partnership is in line with the Aboitiz Group’s mission of advancing business and communities. “The Aboitiz Group is committed to contribute to the fight against COVID-19. We are inspired by the commitment of Parañaque LGU in helping the community stay safe while achieving herd immunity. ” she said. Aboitiz Construction, through the help of Aboitiz Foundation, has also been active in ensuring the health and safety of its host communities through the donation of vaccines. Recently, the company donated 1,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines each to the municipality of Balamban in Cebu and to the provincial government of Surigao del Norte. Internally, Aboitiz Construction has ongoing vaccination programs on its construction sites. This is in line with the commitment to prioritize the health and safety of its team members including and subcontractors nationwide.
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