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Cotabato Light repairs, replaces ST school’s electrical lines

Local News • 05:37 AM Wed Mar 16, 2016
Michelle P. Prudente/Cotabato Light
Turn over of Aboitiz Inc project. Photo by Arlene V. Hepiga

COTABATO CITY – Implementing its corporate social
responsibility, the Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light), in
partnership with Pilot Provincial Science and Technology High School (PPSTHS)
in Cotabato City rewired the school’s electrical wiring.

Substandard electrical lines of the entire school, including its
26 classrooms were repaired and replaced to help prevent fire incident,
according to Ana Lea Lee Natano,the firm's communications chief.Rewiring works were undertaken by ARKIPOWERLINE Construction
Services managed by Engr. Aris Love Guiani.

With a total repair costs of P400,000, the Aboitiz Foundation
Incorporated through the Cotabato Light provided 70 percent of the cost
(P278,000) while 30 percent (P115,200) was the school’s counterpart.

The school is located in Datu Mama sa Buayan, Tamontaka I,
Cotabato City.

Natano saidCotabato
Light has always been active in giving back” to the community through its
Corporate Social Responsibility, especially on Education.

The firm takes pride in the Aboitiz Foundation's mission of
Helping People Help Themselves.”

On Monday, March 14, 2016, the project was turned over to school
officials in the presence of Department of Education representative Rasul Ali,
Village Councilor Pasawilan and Cotabato Light employees Michelle Pavillar –
Prudente, Arlene Valdez – Hepiga and Engr. Frederick Carlon.

PPSTHS is lucky to be the second recipient of the rewiring project
in the franchise area of Cotabato Light.
Last year, Canizares National High School, also in Cotabato City, was
recipient of similar project.

Cotabato Light, being in the electricity business,
primarily aims to help these schools prevent fire from faulty electrical

A total of 841 students from PPSTHS and its school
teachers and administrators were all beneficiaries of the rewiring project.

For this year, the
Cotabato Light had preparedsimilar projects with special focus on
general safety and education.

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