Gina Lopez’s lasting legacy

Regina "Gina" Lopez, who recently passed away, was chair of the ABS-CBN Foundation, the network's sociocivic arm. Under her leadership, Gina launched Bantay Bata 163, the first rescue hotline for children in Asia. Gina also founded Bantay Kalikasan, a program that advocates for the protection of the environment. For her efforts, she was appointed chair of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission in 2010. Gina pioneered Educational Television (ETV) in the Philippines, which put in place video libraries in 10,000 public schools. ETV aired in the span of 15 years, 16 educational TV programs, which include shows on Science ("Sineskwela"), Math ("Math Tinik"), Values ("Hirayaman...Keep on reading: Gina Lopez’s lasting legacy

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