NGCP distributes goods as part of PhP1Billion COVID-19 relief assistance

BUSINESS
April 12, 2020

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On Saturday, April 11, NGCP commenced the distribution of PhP 500 million-worth of grocery
items, in line with its PhP1 Billion assistance to the national government’s COVID-19 relief and
response efforts.
“We are very pleased to turnover these relief packs as we hope these will help sustain our
partner communities given the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine. Distribution
in select locations in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will be made over the next weeks,” stated
the company.
Last March 30, NGCP wrote Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pledging PhP 1 billion to help
the national government in its efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
“NGCP’s pledge of medical equipment is also in the process of procurement. The much needed
equipment will be distributed to identified hospitals as soon as they arrive,” added the company.
The donation is over and above earlier NGCP donations of personal protective equipment
(PPE), meals, and other equipment for medical frontliners, as well as the Meals on Wheels
program where hot meals are distributed to indigent members of the community. NGCP plans to
continue helping various host communities, even beyond its previous efforts, and P1B pledge of
assistance.
“We understand the importance of a collective, unified effort to combat this pandemic. NGCP
assures its stakeholders that the company will continue to support the government in battling
this global health emergency,” stated the company.
NGCP is a Filipino-led, privately owned company in charge of operating, maintaining, and
developing the country’s power grid, led by majority shareholders Henry Sy, Jr. and Robert
Coyiuto, Jr.###


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