“This is the first time that the Philippine Retirement and Investment Industry Council have taken place for this Christmas charity event,” said PRII president Gonzalo,” we are here to give a helping hand to the poor. We strive to do better in the future not only to the Aetas but also the other poor people as well.”
“We do this charity event for our Aeta brothers and sisters because they live far away from our cities,” said member of the PRII Board of Directors Amelita dela Cruz, “we can to help them especially this season of Christmas. This is going to be one of our projects to do quarterly and perhaps monthly because one of our missions is to uplift the lives of the our fellow Filipinos including the Aetas.”
The Christmas gift giving convoy went around mountain area of Bamban, Tarlac to distribute the goods. These villages are Sitio San Martin, San Vicente, Sitio Malasa and Sitio Diaman in Brgy Anupul all in the municipality of Bamban, Tarlac.