Sun.Star Pampanga lauded for aid in social service programs-A A +A
Saturday, January 12, 2013
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The Kapampangan Development Foundation (KDF) has recognized the efforts of Sun.Star Pampanga in helping with the programs of the group for indigents in the province needing social service programs and medical attention.
This came as KDF recognized social partners during its 26th year anniversary at the Heroes Hall here. KDF Trustee Sylvia Ordonez said that Sun.Star Pampanga was instrumental in informing the public on the programs and services of the organization.
“Sun.Star was with us when we revived KDF a few years back and even today it has always been helpful with giving us information on the needs of the province at the same time informing the public of KDF initiatives,” Ordonez said.
Ordonez said that KDF’s Maternal Health program was even inspired by reports published in the paper. She said that Sun.Star will be an important partner of the organization that whose board of trustees is currently chaired by businessman Manny V. Pangilinan.
KDF founded in 1987 by Rizalino Navarro, the late Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC, Cesar Villanueva, and Jose Araullo and Ricafort.
The group has also established at least 10 rural-based "Well Family Midwife Centers" in partnership with Well-Family Midwife Clinic Partnerships Foundation Inc., Norphil Foundation, Physicians for Peace, and Soroptimist Clubs of Pampanga.
Since the rebirth of KDF three years ago, it has achieved unparalleled social service to Kapampangans.
The KDF has been instrumental in the conduct of reconstructive facial surgery among indigent children with facial deformities, the conduct of free maternal and child service missions and the promotion of local livelihood projects for communities.
Other service partners like Quota, Rotary Clubs, Soroptimist, Arrelano University, Social Action Center of Pampanga where also honored during the event. All the service partners were given certificates of recognition by KDF.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on January 13, 2013.