A million plus generated for Covid-19 bayanihan project

CTU Extension Office recently laid out report of #Amping Cebuano Community Extension Project, a Covid-19 bayanihan initiative, accumulating Php 1,364,138.35 from donations and university funds.

Amping is a Cebuano-Visayan counterpart for the English phrase “to safeguard” used in the campaign since March to streamline the appropriate mental disposition of individuals toward the pandemic.

Main campus lodged the highest contribution of Php 504, 756 followed by Danao with Php 213, 095, Tuburan with Php 152, 367, Argao with 142, 750, Carmen with Php 142, 500, and Moalboal with Php 113,000. Other campuses as Daanbantayan, Barili and San Francisco put in Php 95, 670.35.

As of April 12, the consolidated amount accounted for a total of  23, 460 items produced—– 13, 740 face shields, 4,086 face masks, 282 medical gowns, 6 aerosol boxes, 2,828 bottles of hand sanitizer, 212 bottles of alcohol, 352 bottles of liquid hand soap, 3 chambers, 1,100 research-based foods and 851 rice packs.

Recipients included rural health units and hospitals, offices of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP), local government units (LGUs), non-government agencies (NGAs) and others.

The university fablabs in Argao, Barili, Carmen, Cebu, Danao, and Tuburan significantly factored into the production of personal protective equipment (PPE), with specifications approved by authorities, to better equip healthcare workers and other frontliners in the region. UICP