Philippines AirAsia Signs Partnership with GMA Kapuso Foundation

Philippines AirAsia Signs Partnership with GMA Kapuso Foundation

(L-R) GMAKF Executive Vice President and COO Rikki Escudero-Catibog, Philippines AirAsia CEO Capt. Dexter Comendador and GMAKF Founder and Ambassador Mel Tiangco at the signing ceremony held last 20 October in Quezon City.

Partnership aims to bring aid and generate awareness and action on environment protection and rehabilitation

As part of AirAsia’s corporate social responsibility program, the airline group’s Philippine unit has formally signed a memorandum of agreement with GMA Kapuso Foundation. The partnership aims to bring aid, generate awareness and action on climate change, environmental protection and rehabilitation.

Philippines AirAsia’s chief executive officer Captain Dexter Comendador said, “This dynamic collaboration between GMA Kapuso Foundation and Philippines AirAsia represents another step forward in our commitment to the philosophy that no corporation can live apart from the community it serves. As a truly Filipino airline, we will always extend a helping hand to the communities we serve. We are honoured to partner with GMAKF as we share the same commitment and passion in public service.”

The signing ceremony was led by GMAKF Founder and Ambassador Mel Tiangco with Rikki Escudero-Catibog, the foundation’s executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Under the agreement, AirAsia will partner with GMA Kapuso Foundation in the delivery of public service via its various charitable missions. AirAsia and GMAKF will also work on join projects for the environment, like tree planting drives and coastal clean ups.

GMA Kapuso Foundation ambassador Mel Tiango said, “Our partnership with AirAsia is anchored on a shared commitment which is to deliver a reliable and credible service to uplift the lives of underprivileged Filipinos all over the country.”

GMAKF is a non-government and media-based organization, the foundation arm of GMA Network. It has been long dedicated to its mission of uplifting the holistic welfare of less fortunate Filipinos. Under its Health, Education, Disaster Response and Values Formation programs, GMAKF served over half a million needy individuals the past year. (30)

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