- Ligo Philippines has allocated its entire 2020 advertising budget to NGOs, charities, and independent groups amid the CO
- In a statement posted on its Facebook page, Ligo Philippines said it chose to prioritize the welfare of its “kababayans”
- Social media users thanked the company for showing love and care in the midst of this difficult time
Amid the ongoing CO
VID-19 crisis in the country, the Ligo Philippines has opted to allocate its entire advertising budget for this year to non-government organizations, charities, and independent groups at the forefront of the relief and response efforts.
In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the Ligo Philippines said it chose to prioritize the welfare of its “kababayans”.
“Ligo Philippines is aware of the challenges that many of you, our kababayans, face every day as you protect yourselves from CO
VID-19. We have been thinking of your welfare since the beginning and like everyone, we are putting your health and safety as top priorities,” the statement noted.
“As an act of solidarity, we are reallocating our entire advertising budget this year, effective immediately. We are donating the funds to non-government organizations, charities, and independent groups who are at the forefront of the COVID-19 relief and response efforts. We will work hard to provide for you in the times that you need us most,” it added.
Social media users thanked the company for showing love and care in the midst of this difficult time.
Cases in PH
According to the latest data from the Department of Health (DOH), the number of confirmed CO
VID-19 cases in the country has reached 462; which includes 33 fa talities and 18 recoveries, as of posting.
Earlier, the DOH launched the DOH COVID-19 emergency hotlines 02-894-COVID (02-894-26843) and 1555 in partnership with the National Emerg
ency Hotline of the Department of Interior and Local Government, and PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc.
Through the hotlines, callers can ask questions if they suspect they are in
fected with COVID-19, or request assistance if they have symptoms and/or known exposure to confirmed cases or pati ents under investigation.
The information collected from emergency calls is transmitted to the CO
VID-19 Emerg ency Operations Center and other relevant agencies for immediate facilitation and response.