February 22, 2024

Renewable energy solutions provider SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) recently conducted a series of information, education, and communication activities as part of its campaign to promote health, safety, and environmental awareness in its host communities.
The intensified campaign attended by around 300 residents, school workers, and students from Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon included measures that can be taken to protect households against the Covid-19.
The​ ​first leg of the campaign on Feb. 21 at Tinongdan Barangay Hall was attended by 125 residents while 164 school workers and students were gathered at Binga National High School on March 5.
SNAP-Benguet nurse Jillann Jacinto emphasized the importance of being aware and staying healthy and addressed myths about the Covid-19 virus and presented measures to combat the threat. 
To raise awareness on the causes and effects of deforestation to the environment, Community Relations Sr. Specialist Ramon Capsula discussed the environmental disasters associated with forest clearing and its environmental risks and hazards to people.
Safety Sr. Specialist Jessie Palma cited safety as one of SNAP’s core values and shared practical safety habits that promote a safe and healthy environment applicable at work as well as at home.
SNAP Group President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Yu, sent a message to barangay Tinongdan through Jose Lachica III, SHESQ Sr. Manager, “Tunay pong isinasabuhay ng SNAP ang aming corporate value na safety, sa pamamagitan ng pagbibigay ng positibong kaalaman tungkol sa Covid-19; hindi lamang sa aming mga empleyado, kundi maging sa aming mga partners at host communities. Nawa, makatulong sa inyong pamilya, at sa komunidad ang aming munting ambag para mapaghandaan ang paglaganap ng Covid-19.”
The same campaign is set to take place in Ambuklao, Bokod.
SNAP-Benguet Nurse Rachelle Anne Severo also demonstrated proper handwashing and usage of the surgical mask.
Hygiene kits were also distributed to the attendees as part of the preventive measures against the Covid-19. – Press release