On the 25th of July, Tuesday, OPEC GOLD team led by DACODA Regional Manager Emmalinda B. Regencia, Area B Manager Leizle Valdez, Area C Ken Baylon, and Area D Danny Lim bearing a vehicle load of school supplies from Tagum City to Matiao National High School, City of Mati.

OPEC GOLD conducted an Anti-Drug Symposium that aims to educate the youth and enable to reject illegal drugs. The team invited Dr. Sydrick Pajo Jr. former instructor at State College of Science and Technology, Dahican, City of Mati as the guest speaker. With this interactive style, he made the audience participate actively especially the students. Stomachs were filled too with the food brought by the team.

After the symposium there were selected students of Matiao who performed and showcased their talents in singing that well-applauded by many. Then, it was on the main event, the formal turnover of Mlhuillier’s donation to the school. The full complement of the schools teaching staff was present. Mr. Gil T. Lasmarias, Secondary School Principal IV and Mrs. Rachel B. Inting of Matiao National High School- SPA Coordinator formally received 1 set of computer with printer. Mr. Lasmarias expressed the heartfelt gratitude of the faculty and students in his acceptance speech. He was very thankful to MLhuillier Philippines for choosing the school as one of the beneficiaries of the said symposium.

This was followed by the distribution o 80 ML bags with various materials like notebooks, ball pens and pencil cases for the students who seem so very happy and excited.

Time well-spent seeing those sweet smiles and joy in their hearts that made OPEC Gold Team continues to help bring donations to the schools. Making them feel that they are important in our society.