Shopee is my partner when it comes to buying online. I have my trust with them so I didn’t hesitate to take part on their Bayanihan in order to combat covid-19. They come up with a true bayanihan spirit, Shopee partners with various charitable organizations like PGH Medical Foundation, Inc., PAGASA (People for Accountable Governance and Sustainable Action), Philippine Red Cross, Caritas Manila, Kaya Natin, Save the Childfren, yFACTph, Lung Center of the Philippines and World Vision.
This bayanihan aims to raise funds to support different communities most affected by COVID-19 pandemic. Among those in need are hospitals that faced with limited medical equipment, and low-income households who face difficulties in securing daily necessities.
Under Shopee Bayanihan, users can make a direct donation to these organizations via Shopee starting from March 26 onwards. All Filipinos can make a donation to their partner organizations of choice in amounts of P10, P50, P100, P500, and P1,000 via Shopee Bayanihan. All donations that would be accumulated will be given to chosen organization by Shopee Philippines Inc.
1. Select the amount of Shopee Bayanihan donation voucher you wish to purchase.
2. You can increase the quantity of Shopee Bayanihan donation vouchers in your cart.
3. Complete purchase by paying through ShopeePay.
4. Receive confirmation of Shopee Bayanihan donation through a push notification.
According to Shopee 100% of proceeds will be donated to their partner organization. Here are their partner organizations and where the accumulated donations will go.
Lung Center of the Philippines – funds you helped raise will be used to provide medical supplies and other items to help in the fight against COVID-19.
Caritas Manila – funds you helped raise will be used to provide Caritas LIGTAS Covid-19 kits and Caritas Manna bags to help 6,000 less-fortunate communities and families in Metro Manila.
Kaya Natin Movement – funds you helped raise will be used to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE sets) and food care packs to help our frontline health workers fighting Covid-19 in the Philippines.
People for Accountable Governance and Sustainable Action (PAGASA) – funds you helped raise will be used to provide food packs to help low-income families that need to stay at home to contain the virus, but have no other means of earning a living.
Philippine General Hospital (PGH). – funds you helped raise will be used to assist the various projects of PGH to help health workers and patients in the fight against Covid-19.
Philippine Red Cross – funds you helped raise will be used to provide supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to help complement the work of public health officials and expand local capacity to address all aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.
Save the Children – funds you helped raise will be used to provide hygiene kit and educational materials to help 1,500 households in the following cities: Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Pasay, and Parañaque.
World Vision Inc. – funds you helped raise will be used to provide sanitation kits, basic Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) disinfectant kits, tents that will serve as isolation units, and cash distribution that will serve as temporary income to help medical workers and caregivers, poor communities, and the most vulnerable families.
Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACT) – funds you helped raise will be used to provide a relief kit, consisting of face masks and other essentials goods to help low-income communities, medical staff, journalists, volunteer workers, and quarantined individuals.
I chose all the organizations above and gave P20 each. I know this is little but I believe everything starts in small. Little actions can create a big change. So, I am encouraging you all to give and response to Shopee’s Bayanihan. This is for a good cause guys. Let us do our part to help. I’m pretty sure this will go a long way if we do this together.
By the way, I received nine (9) confirmation of my donation. It is a nice feeling knowing you help others even with small amount. This is the confirmation looks like..
By the way Shopee donates 2,800 KFN4 respiratory masks to support the health workers in the Philippine Lung Center in their battle against the virus. Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. It was launched in 7 markets in 2015 to connect consumers, sellers, and businesses in the region.