Manila Bulletin reports “Solar energy to power more public schools”

Global Peace Foundation
December 19, 2014

To expand the reach of technology across all schools in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) has partnered with the private sector to provide solar energy to public schools across the country.

Education Secretary Armin Luistro recently inked agreements with Thrive Solar Energy Philippines (TSEP) and Global Peace Foundation (GPF) in line with its efforts to ensure that all students will have a conducive environment for learning.

“It is a wonderful occasion to celebrate light and to bring the gift of light to every child in every school,” said Luistro during the signing. He also highlighted the importance of ensuring that all children to have the same access to resources.

“It is unconscionable in the modern world to have children without access to light and electricity,” Luistro said.

 

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