The AFP Educational Benefit System Office (AFPEBSO) formally received PhP1 Million worth of check donation from the PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority (PIA) during a simple meeting held in Makati City last Monday, June 22, 2015.
BGen Rolando V Picar AFP, Chief of the AFP Resource Management Office and member of the AFPEBS Board of Trustees received the check from PIA’s Chairman BGen Triunfo P. Agustin AFP (Ret).
Also present in the meeting were Lt Col Genaro C Menor PAF (GSC), Chief/General Manager of AFPEBSO and PIA’s Board of Directors.
Last April 13, 2015, the PIA entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with AFPEBS granting financial assistance for the scholarship of children of soldiers who were killed-in-action (KIA).
PIA is a government agency administering and managing the Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corporation (PHIVIDEC) Industrial Estate located in the Municipalities of Tagoloan and Villanueva, Province of Misamis Oriental. It is committed to make contributions for the welfare of the veterans sector.
With PIA’s one-million-peso financial assistance, the AFPEBSO will be able to accommodate about 100 more grantees for this year.