5 Sep

Citinickel Mines and Development Corp. (CMDC) joins Brigada Eskwela, a nationwide voluntary effort to prepare school structures for the coming school year. Spearheaded by the Department of Education, Brigada Eskwela turns 10 this year with “Isang Dekada ng Bayanihan sa Paaralan”  as celebration theme. Citinickel staff, engineers, and workers stay true to this year’s mission by helping paint and fix Brgy. San Isidro Elementary School in Narra in accordance to the National Greening Program (NGP), as well as build new classrooms in Labog National High School, Pulot Interior National High School, and Punang National High School, all in Espanola, Palawan. Citinickel is the mining unit of publicly listed Oriental Peninsula Resources Group Inc. and operates two mines in Narra and Espanola, Palawan.

5 Sep

Education is a big issue in this country, especially when topic is about students being able to attend and finish school. Students in provinces or far-flung areas of the country have few chances of getting an education much less being able to finish studying because of all the expenses involved in studying.

Citinickel Mines and Development Corp., have chosen 24 students to receive scholarships to study the courses they want in any colleges, universities, or vocational school within Palawan so that they can secure their futures’ success. Ana Pia Espartero, Jerald Bagnate, Jeliza Limco, Sally Faye Hisona, Marbelson Anonat, Lawrence Bacaron, Beverly Adlima, and Joefe Jofel Aguirre are 8 of the 24 scholars of Citinickel.

Brgy. San Isidro Elementary School in Narra, Palawan is opening its computer center to the general public this summer in line with the Citinickel Scholars Give Back Project. About 25  Citinickel scholars will  teach out-of-school youths and Indigenous Peoples, among others, the basics of computers and other applications . The computer center has been donated by Citinickel Mines and Development Corp. as part of its sustainable corporate social responsibility program for the town of Narra, Palawan. 

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