De La Salle Philippines launches ‘kada-uno’ campaign for coronavirus response

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Press release: Among their several initiatives, the De La Salle Philippines network is providing safe shelters for healthcare workers, the homeless, and quarantined overseas Filipino workers

KADA-UNO. The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde welcomes 60 healthcare workers from the Philippine General Hospital as part of their campaign. Photo courtesy of the De La Salle Philippines

(This is a press release from the De La Salle Philippines network) 

The De La Salle Philippines (DLSP), a network of 16 educational communities, responded to the coronavirus situation by launching the “kada-uno” initiative. 

“Kada-uno” means “each one” or “bawat isa” in Filipino. The initiative integrates the efforts of Lasallians and partner institutions in the country and abroad in their shared efforts to aid the most vulnerable in this time of pandemic. 

It covers the following programs:
  • 6 safe shelters for health care workers
  • 7 safe shelters for the homeless (The De La Salle Brothers of the Philippines in partnership with the Archdiocese of Manila, Society of Jesus and the Society of the Divine Word)
  •  One safe shelter for quarantined oversees Filipino workers (OFWs)
  •  Production of face shields
  •  Supplying medical tools and equipment to different hospitals nationwide 
  •  Fundraising for the above mentioned programs 
    • For online donations, please deposit to the following and email deposit slip to advancement@delasalle.ph
      Account Name: DE LA SALLE BROTHERS, INC.
    • Bank Name: 

      Rizal Commercial Bank Corporation

      Peso Savings Account Number:  

      7590-569081

      US$ Dollar Savings Account Number: 

      8-296-00115-6

      Swift Code :RCBCPHMM

      Bank Name:  

      Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

      Peso Savings Account:  

      3103-3749-86

      US$ Dollar Savings Account: 

      3104-0289-09

      Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

      Bank Name: 

      Security Bank Corporation

      Peso Savings Account:  

      0000014366500 

      Branch:  Greenhills

      Bank Name: 

      Security Bank Corporation

      US$ Dollar Savings Account Number:  

      0000011740719

      SwiftCode. : SETCPHMM

      Branch: Kalookan 

More than just a response, DLSP said the “kada-uno” campaign is a call to action for everyone. 
 
Through kada-uno, the DLSP network encourages the Lasallian family and our fellow citizens in the Philippines and around the world, to play a role no matter how big or small, in helping contain and eventually, end the thread of COVID-19. – Rappler.com