Albert Bangunan, DepEd Education Supervisor, Nueva Vizcaya (representing Div. Superintendent Reynalda Bangunan), said that Tan Yan Kee Elementary School(TYKES) enrolment increased threefold this schoolyear with a 100% attendance to date. He told the people of Barangay Balete where TYKES is located that they are blessed with these facilities through the generosity of the Tan Yan Kee Foundation”.
DepEd Sta. Fe District Supervisor Monaliza A. Cabato advised the pupils “to use and take care of these school supplies”. Barangay Chairman Romeo Bugtong committed barangay official and parents to “do our share in all projects of the Foundation for the school and the community.” Also on hand to grace the occasion was DepEd Education Supervisor for Nueva Vizcaya Hely Orden.
A total of 395 pupils each received school supplies which include 5 notebooks, 2 pad papers, 2 pencils, school bag and a pair of slippers. Recipients are pupils of Buyasyas, Cauco, and Tan Yan Kee Elementary Schools.
Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Inc. joined in the “Adopt-a- School” program in providing school supplies to pupils and students of disadvantage schools. This project aims to provide pupils and students basic school supplies for them to attend schooling continuously.