AMWSLAI, also known as the Air Materiel Wing Savings and Loan Association Inc, is a non-stock, non-profit financial institution established in 1956 to provide financial assistance to military personnel and their families. With over 60 years of service to the community, AMWSLAI has become a trusted and reputable organization that is committed to its mission of providing financial support and assistance to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police.
Apart from its core services, AMWSLAI also takes an active role in promoting environmental sustainability and ecological conservation. On September 30, 2022, AMWSLAI partnered with Bantay Kalikasan of the ABS-CBN Foundation for a tree planting activity in the La Mesa Watershed Reservation Area.
La Mesa Watershed Reservation Area is a 2,700-hectare forest reserve that serves as the primary source of drinking water for the residents of Metro Manila. The area also serves as a natural habitat for various species of flora and fauna, making it a critical ecosystem that needs protection and preservation.
The partnership between AMWSLAI and Bantay Kalikasan is a testament to their shared commitment to environmental sustainability and conservation. The tree planting activity aims to promote reforestation and help mitigate the adverse effects of climate change.
The event was attended by AMWSLAI employees and representatives from Bantay Kalikasan. The participants planted 300 seedlings of various native tree species in the designated planting site within the reservation area.
The tree planting activity was not only a means to help preserve the environment, but it also served as an opportunity for AMWSLAI to engage with its members and the community in a meaningful way. The event fostered a sense of camaraderie and community spirit, as the participants worked together towards a common goal.
In addition to the tree planting activity, Bantay Kalikasan of the ABS-CBN Foundation also conducted a series of environmental education programs and activities for the AMWSLAI employees. These programs aim to raise awareness and educate the participants on the importance of environmental conservation and sustainability.
Through this partnership, AMWSLAI hopes to inspire its members and the community to take an active role in promoting environmental sustainability and conservation. The organization believes that by working together, we can create a better and more sustainable future for generations to come.
In conclusion, AMWSLAI’s tree planting activity in partnership with Bantay Kalikasan of the ABS-CBN Foundation at the La Mesa Watershed Reservation Area on September 30, 2022, was a success. The event not only promoted environmental sustainability and conservation but also fostered a sense of community spirit and camaraderie among the participants. As an organization committed to serving the community, AMWSLAI will continue to take an active role in promoting environmental sustainability and ecological conservation.