CLARK FREEPORT -- The first batch of newly-hired foodpanda riders thanked Clark Development Corporation (CDC) and Food Panda Philippines Inc. (FPPI) for providing them livelihood opportunities under the "Kabuhayan Assistance for Displaced CFZ employees" project.
Edgardo John Ed San Agustin, one of the recipients, shared during the awarding of checks that the program gave them a chance to have a new source of living and to provide a better life for their families.
San Agustin and six other employees are now working as riders under the FPPI team and recently received their checks worth to P3,500 each.
Meanwhile, CDC Vice President for Administration and Finance Mariza Mandocdoc with newly-appointed Vice President for Security Services Group PBGen. Sheldon Jacaban and Assistant Vice President for External Affairs Rommel Narciso led the presentation of the checks to the employees.
They were joined by FPPI head of Expansion and Business Development Argie Muyco and FPPI City Manager Louis Chito Gomez.
In her speech, Mandocdoc acknowledged the efforts of the 1st batch of employees and cited the state-owned firm and FPPI's project as a fruitful partnership.
The "Kabuhayan Assistance for Displaced CFZ employees" aims to provide an opportunity to become foodpanda riders to a total of 77 displaced workers in this Freeport affected by the pandemic.
Last year, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between CDC and FPPI to help displaced Clark workers find a new job through its partnership with foodpanda.
FPPI is still in search of additional riders to complete the job vacancies available both for male and female job seekers.
Interested applicants may check and visit CDC- External Affairs Division (EAD)-Corporate Social Responsibility and Placement Division (CSRPD) official Facebook page @ClarkCares to know more about the requirements for application.