PJ Lhuillier Foundation Launches Ang Galing Mo, Bata! in Luzon
July 2012 - PJ Lhuillier Foundation, Inc., successfully launched Ang Galing Mo, Bata! (AGBM) Nutrition Program in Caloocan, Antipolo, Pampanga, Las Pinas and Pasig. The AGMB Nutrition Program is a joint undertaking of PJ Lhuillier Foundation, Inc., Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop, and United Laboratories, Inc.
Pre-schoolers of Lakambini Day Care Center in Bagong Silang, Caloocan and kindergarten students of Cabading Elementary School in Antipolo City participated in the AGMB Nutrition Program as beneficiaries from Northern Metro Manila on July 17 and 18, respectively. While the AGMB Nutrition Program for Central Luzon was launched on July 16 in Sta. Lucia Elementary School in Masantol, Pampanga. On the other hand, launchings for beneficiaries in Southern Metro Manila, the CAA Phase-4 Day Care Center in Las Pinas City and the Iskul ni Bobby Day Care Center in Pasig City were held on July 24, and 25, respectively.
During the launchings, the team provided free meals and vitamins for the children. School supplies and personal hygiene kits were also given to them. The parents on the other hand were given cooking and eating utensils.
AGMB Nutrition Program which started in 2005, aims to help alleviate the high rate of malnutrition among Filipino children in the country. This is especially intended for communities that have limited access to proper health services.
The PJ Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. is the corporate social responsibility arm of the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, which manages the country’s leading pawnshop, Cebuana Lhuillier. The PJ Lhuillier Foundation was founded in 2000 by Ambassador Philippe Jones Lhuillier.