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Sunday, May 2, 2010

SM Davao holds First Techie si Lolo, Techie si Lola

Last April 26 SM City Davao held its first computer and internet workshop for the elderly at the mall's Event Centre. The event aptly called "Techie si Lolo, Techie si Lola" is part of SM Supermalls program for the elderly through the initiative of its social arm SM Cares.

SM Techie si Lolo, Techie si Lola participants with Junior Jaycees MOHSG volunteers and STI College Dean Allan Gonzales.

The project aims to empower the elderly in the community through equipping them with knowledge and skills in computer operations and internet browsing. SM Supermalls believe that these skills will help the elderly keep up with times.

Junior Jaycees MOHSG candidate assists elderly participant during the SM Davao Techie si Lolo.

"Driven by our commitment to SM's corporate social responsibility, we hope that this project will prove to be beneficial for our participating elderly. They (the elderly) may use their acquired skills in communicating with their loved ones and/or leisurely activities," Mall Manager Lynette Lopez says.

STI College Dean Allan Gonzales.

The project was made possible by STI College of Davao who provided desktop computer units for the workshop. Youth volunteers from the Davao Junior Jaycees headed by Aldwin Dumago. SM Supermarket also supported the activity.

Davao City Senior Citizen Federation Chair Ben Osiones.

Mr. Benito Osiones, president of the Davao City Senior Citizen Federation expressed his gratitude to SM for its commitment in providing better services for the elderly.

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