Pupils of the Harat Medina Central Elementary School express their joy and appreciation to the BDO Foundation for their new school building. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

The 2017 Battle of Marawi City has long ended, yet residents continue to cope with the crisis caused by the armed conflict.

Some students displaced by the siege, in particular, have stopped going to school, while others have started to attend classes regularly albeit in dilapidated classrooms damaged further by the fighting.

As part of concerted efforts to help rehabilitate war-stricken Marawi, BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, built two-story, four-classroom school buildings in Nanapun Elementary School, Lake Lanao National High School and, most recently, Harat Medina Central Elementary School.

Read more: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/01/02/campus-press/bdo-foundation-completes-3-school-buildings-in-marawi/669874/