About 200 employees of Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) and Chevron Holdings Inc. together with 4,000 employees from AmCham member companies put on their running shoes last March 3, 2019 for the 8th AmCham ScholaRUN. The fun run is an annual fund-raising initiative of the American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Philippines, Inc. (AmCham) to help send students to school was held at the Central Park, SM Seaside Complex in Pasay City.
The participants chose from various categories to join in—three-kilometer run, five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer run.
AmCham Foundation has been fueling up learning for many years now, providing scholarships to high school, vocational and college students since 1986. Through its member companies, the organization sponsors tuition fees, uniforms, subsistence allowances, school supplies, project fees, and even on-the-job training and employment assistance. To date, the program has helped more than 2,000 youth scholars graduate and secure good employment. A number of former scholars are now employed at reputable Filipino and multinational companies.
CPI has worked with AmCham for many other social investment programs that give back to the community. Through these programs, future leaders of society are given the chance to further their dreams by being provided access to livelihood training and education.
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