Homegrown, leading independent, and the fastest-growing oil company in the country, Phoenix Petroleum, through its corporate social responsibility arm, Phoenix Philippines Foundation, helped schools get ready for the new academic year by participating in the Brigada Eskwela program.
Employees repainted fences, classrooms, chairs, and tables at the company’s adopted schools around the country namely, Lazareto Elem. School in Calapan City, Olongapo Elem. School in Zambales, Salong Elem. School in Batangas, Rafael Palma Elem. School in Pasay, Tayud Elem. School, Maguikay Elem. School, and Consolacion Elem. School in Cebu, Mabini Elem. School in Bacolod, Tabucan Elem. School in Iloilo, Dumaguit Elem. School in Aklan, Vicente Hizon Elem. School in Davao City, Kauswagan Central School in Cagayan de Oro City, Vicente N. Chaves Memorial Central School in Misamis Oriental, Banisil Central Elem. School in General Santos City, Dalipuga Central Elem. School in Iligan, and Talisayan Elem. School in Zamboanga.
Besides allotting time and labor to help out in the activities, the Phoenix Philippines Foundation also donated paint, paint brushes, and cleaning materials to its other adopted schools Lumbang Calzada Elem. School in Batangas, Punta Engano Elem. School, Baliwasan Central School in Zamboanga, Kalubihon Elementary School in Iligan City, Davao City Special School, San Roque Elem. School, and Lapu-lapu Elem. School in Davao City. For nine years now, Phoenix Petroleum has been an active partner of the youth and the Department of Education through Brigada Eskwela—part of the fulfillment of the company’s commitment to support its partner communities. The participation in the program is also in line with the company’s advocacy in education.