NLREC donates P6.2M various aids to ‘Mario’ victims

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 9 (PIA) – A wind power firm has turned over some P6.2 million in health, sanitation and livelihood support for communities devastated by storm Mario last year.

The Northern Luzon Renewable Energy Corp. (NLREC), a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation (AC) Energy Holdings, Inc., turned over the support package during simple ceremonies last week.

The NLREC is also behind the construction and management of the 81 megawatt capacity wind farm in Barangay Caparispisan, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. NLREC Chief Operating Officer Miguel De Jesus said the support package consisted of assorted medicines and 100 toilet bowls, which will be distributed to the various municipal health offices and public schools, respectively.

“Livelihood assistance in the form of 1,100 sacks of complete fertilizers and assorted vegetable seeds will go to Ilocano farming communities,” he said.

The renewable energy company likewise donated 12,500 bags of cement to help augment the needs of the province in its rebuilding program after the devastating impact of Typhoon Mario.

“NLREC continues to work closely with the provincial government of Ilocos Norte under its three-year corporate social responsibility program which started in 2014,” he said. (Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA-1 Ilocos Norte)