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Berjaya Group donates P100M to Gawad Kalinga

    Published on 10 October 2012 [ ]
    Written by RAADEE S. SAUSA

THE Berjaya Group of Companies continues recently donated P100 million to Gawad Kalinga (GK), the first of the P300 million pledged amount for three years.

Berjaya Group Founder Tan Sri Dato Seri Vincent Tan turned over a cheque worth P100 million to GK Founder and Chairman Tony Meloto that will be used to build more homes across the country.

“The P100 million donation is just the first of the P300 million donation that will be provided by Berjaya Group in three years,” Tan said.

He also said that, “At Berjaya Group of Companies, a company which I have had the chance to lead and serve for many years, we always operate in the spirit of philanthropy, of reaching out to people as we deal with our businesses and establish networks.”

“Truly there is nothing more heartwarming than being given the chance to share time, effort and talent to help those who are in need,” Tan said.

The Berjaya Group is one of the biggest Malaysian conglomerates with business interests in various industries in Malaysia, across Asia and around the world.

In the Philippines, Berjaya Group has been in business here for 18 years, and is continuing to invest in the Philippines both financially and in human resources, as well as supporting the community in time of needs.

Tan stressed the commitment of Berjaya Group to the Philippine economy, noting its stability and positive outlook.

Berjaya’s recent investment in the Philippines is the acquisition of the distributorship of Mazda vehicles.

Besides the P100 million donations to GK, The Berjaya Group, through its Philippine office, Berjaya Philippines, donated funds for the construction of 200 houses for residents in Cagayan de Oro City in Mindanao affected by Typhoon Sendong.

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