How students can avail of Heart Evangelista’s free tablets
After actress Heart Evangelista launched her new charity project Big Heart PH, which aims to give students free tablets and data for the incoming school year, the initiative released the guidelines for the processing of a student’s request.
The full mechanics to avail oneself of a free tablet are as follows, as per the initiative’s Instagram post yesterday, June 3:
Step 1: Like the official page of Big Heart PH on Facebook or Instagram.
Step 2: Send a direct message on the initiative’s official social media pages, indicating your name, age, gender, educational attainment, mobile number and the reason why you need a free tablet.
After doing this, once the request has been processed, the student must also provide the following:
- A copy of a valid school ID
- A certificate of registration from the school or any proof of enrollment
- Latest payslip of parent or guardian or a certificate of indigency from the barangay office
Step 3: The requirements must be sent via email to [email protected] The initiative also noted that only those who have completed the requirements can be processed further.
Step 4: A representative of Big Heart PH will contact the shortlisted applicants for an interview via phone call.
Step 5: Those who have been shortlisted will be included in a computer-generated raffle draw.
Step 6: The selected applicants from the raffle draw will be notified through text, Facebook messenger or direct message on Instagram. They will receive a tablet with a free 900-megabyte (MB) mobile data good for 15 days.
The winners will also get a chance to talk to Evangelista.
The actress launched her project on July 1 in response to several students’ requests on her personal Twitter page. Evangelista previously sold one of her paintings to buy 550 tablets for students in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the upcoming school year, the Department of Education (DepEd) plans to enforce a “blended learning” strategy by utilizing television, radio and the internet as modes of instruction. The DepEd began its month-long “remote enrollment” last June, and public schools are scheduled to start their classes on Aug. 24. /ra
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