One Meralco Foundation opens doors of the MVP Tulong Kapatid evacuation center in Leyte
One Meralco Foundation (OMF) recently inaugurated the MVP Tulong Kapatid Multipurpose and Evacuation Center in Palo, Leyte led by the Archdiocese of Palo and PLDT-Smart Foundation. This is the culmination of OMF's assistance to victims of Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) which consisted of relief operations (2013), power restoration (2013-2014), construction of classrooms donated by Meralco employees (2014), construction of community chapels (2015), and the evacuation center (2016). Above photo shows Palo Archbishop John F. Du (center) with One Meralco Foundation President Jeffrey O.Tarayao (2nd from left), PLDT-Smart Foundation President Ma. Esther O. Santos (2nd from right), Ciena Communications, Inc. Country Head Faith Flores (left), and TV5 Alagang Kapatid Foundation Executive Director Menchie Silvestre during the blessing and inauguration ceremonies held on January 17, the anniversary of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Palo, Leyte in 2015.