‘Education is essential’: Laguna community pantry offers school supplies, print services

Published April 27, 2021, 10:27 AM

by Richa Noriega

Taking inspiration from the several community pantries that popped up in Metro Manila and other parts of the country, members of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Siniloan, Laguna have launched their own version of community pantry to support students and teachers affected by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

(Photo courtesy of Sangguniang Kabataan ng Siniloan)

In a Facebook post, the SK members said the ‘Community Pantry for Education’ is packed with school supplies such as pencils, ballpens, notebooks, and envelopes as well as free printing and photocopy services for the students and teachers.

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Posted by Sangguniang Kabataan ng Siniloan on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

“Tunay na ang edukasyon ay esensyal kung kaya’t naniniwala ang pederasyon na kung patuloy lamang tayong magtutulungan at magkakaisa sa isang adhikain, hindi malabong mangyari na ang inaasam nating magandang bukas para sa bata at para sa bayan ay atin nang makamit sa gitna man ng pandaigdigang krisis pangkalusugan na ating kinakaharap (It is true that education is essential, the federation believes that if we continue to work together and be united in one cause, we will attain the bright future we hope for the children even amid the health crisis we are facing),” the group said.

The Community Pantry for Education was located in front of Siniloan Integrated National High School in Siniloan, Laguna.

(Photo courtesy of Sangguniang Kabataan ng Siniloan)

For those interested to give donations, they can visit the Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SKSiniloan and leave them a message.

Students were forced to study at home through online classes, printed and digital modules amid COVID-19 pandemic.

 
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