MANILA, Philippines – Officers and members of the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has organized a fund drive for the victims of typhoon Gener and those badly affected by the effects of the southwest monsoon.
“The Filipino spirit of bayanihan lives on among us Filipinos, even if we are far from home. Embassy officers and staff did not hesitate to dig into their pockets to help out those in need,” Ambassador J. Eduardo Malaya said.
The donation, totaling RM1,100 (around P15,400), were turned over to Social Welfare Attache Bernard Bonina, for onward transmittal to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Manila.
The Embassy also put up a wall post in its Facebook page, to encourage members of the Filipino community in Malaysia to donate to the cause.