Tuesday, April 26, 2016

ASUS Bridges Digital Divides in the Philippines Through Long-Term CSR Push

ASUS Bridges Digital Divides in the Philippines Through Long-Term CSR Push
ASUS Bridges Digital Divides in the Philippines Through Long-Term CSR Push

ASUS' code “In Search of Incredible” is more than a simple brand manifesto from the company. Not only does it make a statement about the brand's strong commitment to showcase its push in groundbreaking innovations, but it also is the company's main guiding principle to ensure that its resources are greatly utilized to improve the lives of the people and the society.

For over a decade, the ASUS Foundation as well as the Institute of Information Industry (III) of Taiwan has teamed up with our country's National Computer Center (NCC), and the Information, Communication & Technology Office of the Department of Science & Technology to ensure that the Philippines can have sustainable e-learning centers that are under the APEC Digital Opportunity Center project.

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The ASUS Foundation has been continuously sponsoring the ADOC International Volunteers program here in the country, where several ASUS employees as well as Taiwan-based college students sign up to become volunteer-lecturers to the e-learning facilities in the Philippines.

Hand-in-Hand with the QC Community

Representatives from the said offices as well as local NGOs have joined forces to renew the ASUS ADOC e-learning center located in Quezon City. ICTO-DOST’s Assistant Secretary Ms. Bettina Quimson, III Representative from Taiwan, Mr. Jose Cheng, Fil-Chi Love & Care Foundation’s Chairman Mr. Billy Huang and CEO Mrs. Bella Sy-Huang; and ASUS Philippines Country Manager Mr. George Su himself graced the event and handed over 21 sets of brand-new ASUS PCs and LCD monitors that will boost Quezon City's local community.

Using Technology as a Platform to Help Improve Lives

ASUS' surmountable efforts and contributions have also reached Cagayan de Oro, with students and youth members now enjoying internet access as well as 20 sets of ASUS PCs and Monitors that were donated by the Fil-Chi Love & Care Foundation.Furthermore, the ASUS Foundation continued to Bacolod City where a renewed Mobile e-learning center was launched in partnership with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. 21 sets of brand-new ASUS PCs and LCD monitors were also provided by the ASUS Foundation and the Bacolod Fil-Chi Chamber of Commerce & Industries.

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Building More Incredible Milestones in the Philippines

There are now a total of eight ADOC e-learning centers that have been successfully set-up by the ASUS Foundation. The facilities are located in the rural areas of Luzon and Visayas, with each center well equipped with ASUS Desktop PCs and LCD monitors as well as two well-trained lecturers in the field.

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