Nickel Asia Corporation affiliate Taganito Mining Corporation (NAC-TMC) turned over Tuesday some 7,172 workbooks to the provincial government of Surigao del Norte for the public schools in the province, in time for the class opening next month.
In a statement Tuesday, NAC-TMC said the workbooks were handed over to Surigao del Norte Governor Francisco Matugas as part of its Social Development and Management Program. xc
“The NAC-TMC is one with the province of Surigao del Norte in helping our schools become ‘back-to-school ready’,” the mining firm said, adding the school materials will also benefit schools in Siargao Island.
The turnover of workbooks was led by NAC-TMC resident manager Artemio Valeroso and witnessed by Dr. Nelia Lomosco, the schools division superintendent of the Department of Education in Surigao del Norte.
“We are very happy and very thankful. We sincerely thank the Taganito Mining Corporation for this great donation. This will go a long way. The workbooks will be for the benefit of our learners in the island paradise of Siargao,” Lomosco said.
NAC-TMC is engaged in mining and exporting nickel ore in barangays Hayanggabon, Urbiztondo, Taganito and Cagdianao in the municipality of Claver, Surigao del Norte. (PNA)