Exatech renews support to DBTC underprivileged youth
Excellence Appliance Technologies, Inc. (Exatech), Philippine distributor of home and kitchen appliances from world-class brands such as Whirlpool and Fujidenzo, renewed their partnership with Don Bosco Technical College – Technical Vocational Education and Training Center (DBTC-TVET) in Mandaluyong City.
As part of its corporate social responsibility and advocacy program, Exatech wil be providing educational opportunities for 10 scholars under the course Ref and Aircon Mechanic (RAC Servicing DomRAC NC II). This program concentrates on the importance of basic principles of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology. It provides training on servicing and maintenance, installations and repairs of refrigeration and air conditioning systems, components and parts.
“It is part of our company’s mission to create opportunities where people can develop and showcase their skills. And we trust that DBTC will equip these underprivileged youth with quality technical education and training so they can become responsible members of their communities,” said John Sioco, Operations Director of Exatech. “We believe that this partnership will pave a way for these underprivileged youth to have a brighter future ahead of them,” added Sioco.
DBTC, a private Catholic educational institution, offers all-boys elementary and an academic and technical curriculum junior high school education, co-educational senior high and tertiary education, as well as vocational training for out-of-school youth.
The TVET Center was established in 1971 primarily to assist the youth of various communities by offering technical vocational training in order to equip them with the skills requirement of the industry. In line with the mission of Don Bosco, the students undergo an intensive values formation program to form them into responsible members of their communities.
As part of the agreement, the scholars funded by Exatech will be taking their internship at the head office, and eligible candidates will automatically have employment opportunities with the company after graduation. Appliances were also donated to the school as part of the partnership.
In photo from left to right are: Joseph C. Abillada – DBTC-TVET Program Chair, the DBTC-TVET 2018-2019 Exatech Scholars, Marlon O. Biteranta – Exatech ASC Technical Supervisor, and Adrianne F. Acebedo – Exatech ASC Operations Manager.
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