Jan 31, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — The Villar Group through AllHome joins government and other private companies in signing a deal to procure COVID-19 vaccines.
The Philippines’ leading home improvement retailer was represented by its vice chair Camille Villar during the recent signing ceremony, held to honor the agreement among the Philippine government, local government units (LGUs), private sector donors and AstraZeneca to secure additional doses of coronavirus vaccine as the country prepares for its immunization program this year.
“The Villar Group believes in protecting employees and their families. This vaccine will save not only lives but jobs and businesses as well,” said chairman Manuel Villar Jr.
“The vaccine will not only provide protection from the virus, but it will help boost consumer confidence to go out again. It is by helping each other during this time that we can start our journey to economic recovery,” he added.
AllHome understands how the pandemic has affected Filipino families and businesses since it broke out in early 2020.
“In support of the nation’s persistent fight against COVID-19, we continue to find more ways of extending help to even more Filipinos through advocating for safe shopping in-store and providing contactless shopping options to consumers, donating learning tools to aid in DepEd’s distance-learning program and, most recently, the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines for AllHome employees and the public,” said vice chair Camille Villar.
In spite of the circumstances brought by the pandemic, AllHome has capably navigated the new normal as it registered P3.471 billion sales for the 3rd quarter last year, a 133 percent increase from the 2nd quarter.
Through its 2020 earnings, AllHome managed to allocate the necessary funding to make this donation of vaccines possible.
Through Go Negosyo’s A Dose of Hope program, the national government, LGUs and the private sector were able to procure another 17 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from British-Swedish pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca.
AllHome made its debut in the Philippine Stock Exchange via an initial public offering (IPO) on Oct. 10, 2019. By the end of 2020, it has established a network of 50 stores across the Philippines.
To shop safely from your home, visit allhome.com.ph.
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