Cotabato power utility donates medical supplies in the province

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AboitizPower affiliated Cotabato Light and Power Company (CLPC) on Wednesday donated medical supplies to the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center (CRMC), which is the referral hospital for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Central Mindanao.

“We really appreciate the efforts of CLPC and the Aboitiz Foundation,” Chief of hospital Dr. Helen Yambao was quoted in a report.

“The support provided by CLPC and the Aboitiz Foundation allowed us to remain responsive to the demands of the current public health emergency. [This] institution has served as a beacon of light and hope in this difficult battle,” Yambao added.

Other donated items include 11,000 surgical masks, 1,000 nitrile gloves, 8,000 surgical gloves, 371 safety goggles, 14 Infra-red thermometers, 127 digital contact thermometers, and 12 liters of alcohol.

“We are very grateful for the incredible work that our frontliners willingly provide during these current times, and we at CLPC and the Aboitiz group are pleased to lend our full support in making sure that they are properly equipped with all they need,” said CLPC president and chief operating officer Valentin Saludes III.

CLPC also earlier donated 3, 648 canned goods and 125 sacks of rice to the local government units (LGU) of Cotabato City, Sultan Kudarat, and Datu Odin Sinsuat towns.

Meanwhile, the Cotabato Light “Kaibigans” (Friends of Cotabato Light) collected P245,800 for the procurement of additional medical supplies, as well as personal protective equipment (PPE) suits for frontliners.