How Technology and Social Media played a vital role in raising funds for the COVID-19 donation drive
MANILA, Philippines — In the new normal, doing good is much more digital.
In this time of COVID-19, many millennials are showing their support for the country’s health workers by using social media to raise funds for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as face masks, face shields, and hazmat suits.
A eureka moment
Last March, five friends in Quezon City got together in a eureka moment to start a PPE fund drive for the country’s frontline healthcare workers. With the help of friends, families, and kind strangers, they have raised over P3.2 million as of April 28, 2020.
According to 26-year-old Jonas Tamayo, it was his friend Chabeli Cua who…