Monthly Archives: April 2013

Holcim volunteerism program helps poor students finish school

As part of its volunteerism program, employees and partners of cement maker Holcim Philippines committed to help shoulder the schooling of poor but deserving students in its areas of operation. The program proved successful as the first batch of beneficiaries finished primary and secondary level this year, with some graduating atop their classes.

Last March, 44 elementary and nine high school scholars of the company’s Fostering a Child’s Education (FACE) program graduated from school. Two elementary scholars graduated as valedictorian, while another finished as salutatorian. Among the high school graduates, three received academic awards and one more was cited for leadership.

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