Recognizing the vital role of teachers in guiding children, youth and adults through a life-long learning process, Taganito Mining Corporation (TMC) through its Community Relations and Development Department, distributed tokens to teachers.
Teachers from the 18 elementary and secondary schools in Claver District received the tokens in appreciation of their efforts and as one of the valued stakeholders of the company.
The tokens consist of delicacies such as cassava cake, pichi-pichi, rice cake or biko, bihon and suman made by Urbiztondo Crop Producers, a TMC-supported peoples organization.
The gift giving kicked off at the four mining barangays with six schools: Cagdianao Elementary School, Punta Naga Elementary School , Hayanggabon Elementary School, Taganito Elementary School , Taganito National High School and Urbiztondo Elementary School.
Moreover, the distribution of tokens was also extended to the schools in the 10 non-mining barangays of Claver namely: Claver National High School, Claver Central Elementary School, Cabugo Elementary School, Wangke Elementary School, Panatao Elementary School, Lapinigan Elementary School, Magallanes Elementary School, Ladgaron Elementary School, Daywan Elementary School, Sapa Elementary School, Tayawod Elementary School and Sabang Elementary School.
The activity of TMC was part of the National Teachers Day celebration.
On August 24, 2011, President Benigno Aquino signed Presidential Proclamation No. 242, s. 2011 declaring September 5 to October 5 of every year as National Teachers Month Celebration and observed October 5 as National Teachers Day.
The month-long celebration is the commemoration of all the teachers across the nation in their vital.
Below are words of gratitude shared by the teachers:
“Salamat Taganito Mining Corporation sa inyong gugma ug supporta sa Hayanggabon Elementary School, Mabuhay TMC! (Thank you so much Taganito Mining Corporation for your love and support to Hayanggabon Elementary School, Long Live TMC!)”
-Hayanggabon Elementary School Teachers-
“Taganito Elementary School would like to say thank you to Taganito Mining Corporation for the big, big surprise!”
-Mrs. Elenita Verano, Taganito Elementary School-
“Para sa TMC na manggihatagon ug kanunay nagasupporta sa amo, mao ni amo ibalos sa ijo companya, Thank you ever so much, Thank you ever so much, Thank you ever, Thank you ever, Thank you ever so much!”
-Cagdianao Elementary School Teachers-
“Thank you for making us special, Thank you Taganito Mining Corporation!”
-Taganito National High School Teachers-
“Daghan kaayong salamat Taganito Mining Corporation sa kanunayng pagsupporta sa Urbiztondo Elementary School. Daghang Danghang Daghang Salamat!”
-Urbiztondo Elementary School Teachers-
“Thank you Taganito Mining Corporation for always supporting us”
-Punta Naga Elementary School Teachers-
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