NPC conducts 'Puno mula sa Puso' project in Albay
In celebration of Valentine’s day, NPC’s Tiwi Watershed Area Team (TWAT) led a tree planting activity on February 14 dubbed as 'Puno mula sa Puso' in Tumana Project Site, Tiwi, Albay.
The said activity is an annual program of TWAT which aims to raise environmental awareness and promote shared responsibility among the local stakeholders. The participants included representatives from schools, the local government, Philippine Geothermal production Co. Inc., (PGPCI) and Aboitiz Power Renewables, Inc. (APRI).
A total of 1,000 seedlings were distributed and planted which includes acacia (Samanea saman), ous (Sterculiaglavioflora), igot (Syzygium escritorii), dao (Dracontomelon dao) and santol (Sandoricum koetjape).
Tiwi Watershed, a 17,661-hectare reservation in Albay, is one of the 11 watersheds that support power generation being managed by NPC.
NPC MinGen holds medical and dental mission
To provide utmost care to its stakeholders in Mindanao, the NPC Mindanao Generation holds a medical-dental mission in the Municipality of Tangcal in Lanao del Sur. The program which serviced hundreds of people was held in cooperation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
NPC MinGen joins locals in mangrove planting in Iligan
As part of its corporate social responsibility program, NPC’s Mindanao Generation joined a Magroove Planting at Barangay Fuentes, Iligan City in cooperation with Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and Barangay Fuentes, Iligan City.
NPC-MinGen planted 300 mangroves which they will also monitor and nourish regularly.
NPC holds environmental film showing in 10 schools within the Tiwi Geothermal Reservation
To inculcate the importance of watershed and its conservation, NPC’s Tiwi Watershed Area Team conducted and recently finished ten (10) sessions of school lecture and film showing in various primary and secondary schools in Tiwi, Albay.
The participants of the said activity are Grades 5 and 6 and Grades 11 and 12 who resides within the Tiwi Geothermal Reservation.
Through the lecture and film, students are made to reflect as well on their contributions to the environment and what else they can do for its preservation.
Tiwi Geothermal Reservation is one of the watershed areas under NPC’s jurisdiction. It supports the Tiwi Geothermal Power Plant in Albay.