SM group builds new school buildings in Laguna, Batangas

SM Foundation, Inc. (SMFI), SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPHI), and the Department of Education (DepEd) recently collaborated to construct two new school buildings in Laguna and Batangas.

MOA signing for the two school buildings in Laguna and Batangas.

Upon the completion of the joint initiative, two (2) two-story four-classroom school buildings will be donated to Laguna Resettlement Community School in San Pedro City, Laguna and San Antonio Elementary School in Sto. Tomas City, Batangas. Each of the school buildings is set to be equipped with learning materials, armchairs, handwashing facilities, emergency equipment, and PWD-friendly facilities to ensure that students, especially from low-income communities, gain access to modern, safe, and conducive learning facilities.

The collab for social good was spearheaded by Linda Atayde, SMFI Executive Director for Education Programs (third from left).

Various stakeholders from SM group, DepEd, and Batangas and Laguna LGUs joined the MOA signing.

SM Foundation, through its School Building Program, is an active partner of DepEd in various educational programs. This social good initiative aims to promote quality public education by building classrooms nationwide. To date, it has turned over more than 100 school buildings to grassroots communities.