Palawan Express Pera Padala, the leading domestic money remittance company, has signed an agreement with UP Fighting Maroons providing support to the official men’s basketball team of the University of the Philippines, the lone public school in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines.
This will boost UP Fighting Maroons’ campaign in the UAAP Season 82. Palawan Express Pera Padala owners, Bobby and Angelita Castro and their five children are all UP alumni and working for the company. They signed a memorandum of agreement on May 14 with Nowhere To Go But UP Foundation, a volunteer group supporting UP’s varsity programs.
Attending the MOA signing ceremony at UP’s Quezon Hall are (first row, from left) Lilian Castro-Selda, Palawan vice president for finance and control; Bobby Castro, Palawan president and chief executive; Agaton Teodoro Uvero, UP Fighting Maroons team manager; and Dolriech Perasol, lead team coach.
With them are (second row, from left) Miej De Dios, UPMBT marketing head; Karlo Castro, Palawan executive vice president and chief operating officer; Lisalou Castro-Sabado, vice president for new products and services; Angelita Castro, executive vice president and vice chairman; Korina Castro-Fernando, vice president for human resources; Roberto Ben Castro, vice president for marketing and corporate facilities; Prof. Francis Carlos Diaz, dean of UP’s College of Human Kinetics; and Cocoy Mercado, representative of Nowhere To Go But UP Foundation.