San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has done more than its fair share in the COVID-19 crisis, as it revealed that it has given out PHP 877.8 million worth in aid as of April 4. SMC shared the breakdown on their official page.
The list of donations includes PHP 500M worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), PHP 199.4M in goods, PHP 38.4M or 1.1M kilos of rice and PHP 1.1 million worth of free toll for medical frontliners.
SMC’s decision to tap its Ginebra plants to produce ethyl alcohol has also yielded results, with nearly 519k liters (PHP 38.9M) having been given out.
Our work to help medical front liners, government, and communities, continues. Thank you to all our selfless employees…
CNN Philippines reports that owner Ramon Ang has given his own personal donation worth PHP 100 million through the Project Ugnayan initiative. Project Ugnayan is a collaboration between business groups and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation which aims to help poor families in need during the lockdown.