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Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA)-registered enterprises have donated a total of P110.64 million in cash and in kind to help fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Donations included cash totaling P56.43 million, and food items as well as personal protective equipment, and medical supplies and equipment.

In a statement, PEZA said the donations as of April 27 came from 137 companies located in 45 PEZA economic zones, with majority from 20 zones in CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon).

“As we continue to fight the effects of COVID-19 in our country, we sincerely thank our registered companies for their outpouring help and support to those in need,” PEZA director general Charito Plaza said.

The donations have been distributed to various hospitals and agencies including the Philippine General Hospital, Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, and the Philippine Red Cross Laguna; local government units and areas with poor families, senior citizens, solo parents, and persons with disability; Philippine National Police and volunteer-frontline checkpoints; non-profit organizations like the Project Pearls, SOS Children Village Alabang; and Vice President Leni Robredo’s Angat Buhay.

Some donations were also given to various beneficiaries with the help of the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc., the North Luzon Tollways Corp., the Philippine Science High School – Batch 76, and the Philippine Navy.

Infographic courtesy of PEZA

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