May 28, 2023

Scholars of the Department of Science and Technology have volunteered their services to frontline offices, frontliners, and to communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Lobbying the #WeWorkAsOne, 29 DOST scholars initiated volunteer activities and provided resources for frontliners in their respective municipalities and provinces.

In Baguio City and Benguet, 20 scholars rendered free services in several agencies and checkpoints.  

Among their volunteer tasks is assisting in the implementation of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Social Amelioration Program particularly in data validation, data cross matching, and encoding.

Other scholars organized and contri-buted to fundraising activities to purchase additional relief packs for affected families.

Others joined in repacking and distribution of relief goods and snacks for frontliners in their respective communities.

Two DOST scholars in Ifugao also purchased and distributed relief packs and multivitamins for frontliners and other affected individuals in their respective barangays.

Other scholars helped in the distribution of donations and assisted in the initiation of donation drive that provides food packs to underprivileged families and individuals.  

Two graduate-scholars helped in repacking and distributing relief goods and meals to stranded students and acted as security officers in various checkpoints in their barangays.

Face shields were also distributed to drivers and vendors while others assisted in the production of ethyl alcohol which were donated in several universities. – DOST release