The Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. will participate the â€œLaKad Mo, Pangarap Ko 2 â€“ Nationwide na 2!â€ walkathon for education. A 15-Kilometer walkathon covering Cebu, Davao & Metro Manila spearheaded by ABS-CBN & Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. This participation is estimated at 15,000 to include the Lopez Group employees and many other companies & the general public coming from Luzon, Visayas & Mindanao.
The activity aims to raise enough funds that will enable Knowledge Channel to continue reaching & teaching 2.5 Million students all over the country & add 30,000 more beneficiaries for the Channel. Lakad Mo Pangarap Ko 2004 raised Php 6.7 M worth of funds/support for the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. that allowed ABS-CBN to cable 27 more schools nationwide & added 20,000 more beneficiaries. The Foundation also received citations/awards from Gold Quill Excellence Award & Anvil Award of Merit.
CCCI is inviting its member companies to join in this worthwhile activity â€œLakad Mo, Pangarap Ko 2â€ A Walk for the Empowerment of the Filipino Youth through Education this coming October 8, 2005 (Saturday). Starting point will be at the I.T. Park in The Village, Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City & the walk starts at 7:15 am and ends at Ayala Center Cebu. A ceremonial program will be held once the last group of walkers reach the final destination in Metro Manila. At each covered venue, a satlink/ wide screen set-up is available for the group to communicate with the Manila Studio and declare that theyâ€™ve reached their destination. The Manila Studio will then acknowledge and turn over the walk to the next participating contingent. The order of the walk begins with the Manila contingent followed by Ilo-Ilo, Cebu, Davao & back to Metro Manila. The program will be seen via wide screen in all the participating provincial sites.
A participation cost of Php 200.00 per participant inclusive of a walk t-shirt & ticket w/ stubs which will be collected at the assembly area. Registration will start at 5:00 AM. The amount collected will be used to contribute to the betterment of education through the walk. Participants will also have the chance to engage in various activities during the event.
For more information & your participation to â€œLakad Mo, Pangarap Ko 2â€ you may call ABS-CBN Regional Network at 4221955-56 and look for Ms. Joan Cleghorn.