Valuing the IP Youth through education

Mindanawon Initiatives for Cultural Dialogue (MICD) of the Ateneo de Davao University received financial support amounting to Php270,000 from Davao Light and Aboitiz Foundation for their Indigenous People (IP) Scholarship Program which both organizations have been supporting since 2002.

The ceremonial check was turned over by Davao Light President

and COO, Engr. Rodger S. Velasco to MICD Director Perpevina Tio. Also in photo are Davao Light Community Relations Manager, Fermin Edillon and Mindanawon scholars Caren Luis of the Bagobo-Clata Tribe and Ruby Therese Bangunan of the Mandaya Tribe.
Davao Light and Aboitiz Foundation believe that education is the key to empower the Lumad youth and it is one of the Aboitiz's way of advancing business and communities