Teleperformance Adopts Public School Classrooms in “Brigada Eskwela”
Manila, Philippines—July 6, 2015 – Teleperformance, the world’s leading provider of outsourced customer experience management services, recently adopted seven public elementary and secondary schools across the country in support to the annual school clean-up program, “Brigada Eskwela,” organized by the Department of Education (DepEd).
Around 300 employees from Teleperformance Philippines volunteered in the renovation of seven public elementary and secondary schools in various localities in Metro Manila, Baguio, Bacolod, Cebu and Davao. The schools adopted by Teleperformance include Sta. Elena Elementary School and St. Mary’s Elementary School, both in Marikina City, Maligaya High School in Quezon City, Dontogan Elementary School in Baguio City, R.A. Medel Elementary School in Bacolod City, Zapatera Elementary School in Cebu City, and SIR Elementary School in Davao City.
Teleperformance volunteers were able to repaint a total of 38 classrooms and refurbish 175 chairs, 75 tables, and 45 chalkboards. To make the schools a more conducive place for learning, the classrooms and school facilities were all painted with vibrant and exciting color schemes.
This is the second year that Teleperformance has participated in Brigada Eskwela. This company-wide effort was made through the Citizen of the World (COTW), the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of Teleperformance. This year, COTW generated a total of 1,937 volunteer hours from Teleperformance employees who participated in the program. Moreover, the company facilitated in-kind donations worth over Php 163,000 and donated Php 80,000 worth of school supplies to its adopted schools.
Teleperformance Philippines continues to engage its 41,000 employees in its various CSR activities. The company takes pride not only in its employees’ passion in the workplace, but also in their compassion for the community.