Ms.Maribeth Marasigan, First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of
Aboitiz Foundation, the corporate foundation and corporate social arm of
the Aboitiz group of companies.
As we learned from Ms.Marasigan, Aboitiz Foundation is the mother
foundation because there are other foundations that bears the illustrious
The foundation has been around for almost thirty years now, but it was in
2012 that they decided to concentrate their efforts on four major concerns
and thus developed their programs around these issues. These are education,
enterprise development, environment and lastly health and well-being.
Aboitiz Foundation has become one of the most reliable partners of the
Dept. of Education in its Adopt-A-School program. The Foundation has built
schools, built laboratories for these schools, offered scholarships and
financial assistance to deserving students. Lately, the Foundation has been
setting their sights and focusing on the technical and vocational aspects
of education, specifically for senior high school students as well as
Special Science Elementary schools. They build technical and vocational
facilities for the students in the communities where they operate.