Corporate Projects and Iniative
Raquel Pawnshop, Inc. (RPI) sees education as a powerful tool in improving the quality of life of every community. As an advocate of education, the corporation has been extending assistance to public schools for various educational programs since 2008.
Maagang Pamaskong Handog ni Ate Raquel
Lakawan Elementary School, Tayabas City, Quezon, Province
This program started with a simple gift giving themed as “Maagang Pamaskong Handog ni Ate Raquel”, wherein pupils of the three recipient-schools such as Lakawan and Mate Elementary Schools in Tayabas City, Quezon and Reymar Compound Elementary School in Lucena City, Quezon, are given simple snacks and gifts as a way of giving back of Raquel Pawnshop, Inc.
Since 2008, the corporation has been giving gift-items such as schools bags, schools supplies, lunch boxes and water containers, jackets, dental kits, emergency survival tools and many others to the pupils of the recipient-schools. Aside from these, the corporation had provided seminars about financial literacy and disaster preparedness to the said schools.
Mate Elementary School, Tayabas City, Quezon, Province
Reymar Compound Elementary School, Lucena City, Quezon Province
Pandakake Elementary School, Tayabas City, Quezon, Province
Donation of Study Kiosk
This program with the theme “Maayos na Silungan para sa Mainam na Pag-aaral”, was launched in 2016 with the aim to provide students with comfortable shelter, outside of the classroom, to study or rest during break time. The corporation has been constructing study kiosk for the selected schools along with the celebration of its founding anniversary.
Run for a Cause
Raquel Pawnshop, Inc. initiated three run for a cause projects coined “E-takbo Mo, E-dukasyon ko.” The project aims to generate fund to purchase personal computers for the beneficiary public schools in the Philippines.
The first fun run was held on 1 September 2013 at Pacific Mall, Lucena City. The proceeds were used to purchase four sets of personal computer for donation to two public elementary schools namely Malinao Ibaba, Elementary School in Atimonan, Quezon and Salinas Elementary School in Lucen City. On October 23, 2013, both schools received two sets of personal computer as additional facility for the students and teachers.
The second fun run was held on 13 April 2014 in the same venue. The company generated fund, to purchase four sets of personal computer, which was donated to two public schools namely Masalukot Elementary School, Candelaria, Quezon and Paaralang Elementarya ng Nagsinamo, Lucban, Quezon on 4 June 2014.
Color fun run was held on 2 August 2015 at Pacific Mall, Lucena City. The third run for a cause project was able to purchase eight personal computers. These computers were donated to four public elementary schools namely Kiloloron Elementary School in Real Quezon on 23 September 2015, Estansuela Elementary School in Cavite City, Cavite Province on 24 September 2015, Polog Elementary School, Cebu City on 4 December 2015 and Iponan Elementary School in Cagayan de oro City on 7 December 2015.
Donation of Umbrellas and Wall Fans
Raquel Pawnshop, Inc. donated 5 wall fans, 1 colored printer and 215 umbrellas to San Teodoro Elementary School in Bauan Batangas on 27 November 2017 as part of Maagang Pamaskong Handog ni Ate Raquel themed “Raquel umbrella panangga mo sa init man o ulan pa.” Simple snacks for the pupils, teachers and officers of PTA were given during the program.
San Teodoro Elementary School Bauan, Batangas