From the Philippine Information Agency (May 9): Army provides support during school supplies distribution in AgSur
The 26th Infantry (Ever Onward) Battalion of Philippine Army has provided support during the distribution of school supplies to the different schools in the municipalities of Lapaz, Veruela, San Luis and Talacogon, all of Agusan del Sur.
Said activity was held recently in collaborattion with the GMA Kapuso Foundation.
This project of GMA Kapuso Foundation dubbed as “Unang Hakbang sa Kinabukasan” distributed 3,000 bags with writing materials intended to the less privileged elementary school pupils in the calamity prone areas in Agusan del Sur.
The distribution of school supplies in the area of 26th Infantry Battalion under 401st Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division started on April 26, 2017 and April 28, 2017.
The said activity benefitted 3,000 incoming kindergarten and grade one pupils of Veruela, Lapaz, San Luis and Talacogon towns.
“The 26IB is always ready to help the communities. One way of doing this is to actively support respectable organizations like GMA Kapuso Foundation in its efforts to alleviate the sufferings of our needy people and promote education among the children,” said 26IB commanding officer LTC Rommel Pagayon.