BENGUET Corporation recently donated information communication technology equipment to more schools in its host barangays help improve the quality of learning in these institutions.

Helping address computer literacy is the second tranche of computer set, multiplayer and printers BenguetCorp delivered to Solomon Solano Elementary School and Goldfield Elementary School, both in Poblacion, Itogon, Benguet.

Earlier, the mining company delivered a television set, multi-player, printer, assorted educational CD’s and DVD’s and six electric fans again for Solomon Solano Elementary School, the most remote elementary school in Poblacion, Itogon.

“We hope that we have equipped these schools to help address the demand for technology to their educational system and make them more conducive for learning,” said BenguetCorp vice president Ma. Mignon de Leon.

These are just the latest in a long list of various assistance the mining company provides for the improvement and maintenance of schools in its host communities, from the Child Development (formerly Day Care) up to the high school level, lined up in its Social Development and Management Program.

BenguetCorp adopted the Balatoc Elementary School and Acupan Elementary School in Virac, Itogon and are now recipients of continuing assistance from the company. Biggest among these are the two-vehicle loads of various educational equipment and materials that were turned over to these schools. The company has programmed to add more schools for adoption.

More recent assistance BC has provided for schools are the distribution of various cleaning materials used for the Brigada Eskwela Program, portable sound system for Saint Louis High School-Antamok and Alejo M. Pacalso Memorial National High School, concreting of the school grounds of Virac Elementary School and SLHS-Antamok and repainting of the Itogon Central School. (PR)