MANILA -- Heart Evangelista is giving away free tablets to enable some Filipino students to study online while schools remain closed.
The actress made the announcement this Thursday, asking her fans to message her on Instagram if they want to avail of the gadget.
Evangelista cited concerns from poorer families that their children might not have access to education, as schools shift to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Physical classes have been discouraged to avoid exposing students, teachers and other school personnel to the virus.
The school year is scheduled to start on August 24.