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The OPPO F3 Back to School Special Discount

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PRESS RELEASE (July 5, 2017) —- Limited time Php1,000 “back to school” special discount for OPPO F3 from June 1 to July 31, 2017. The OPPO F3 is a 5.5 inch camera phone with dual selfie cameras for wider selfies and added bokeh effect. Starting June 1, 2017 until July 31, 2017, customers can avail a Php1,000 special discount when they purchase an OPPO F3 in any OPPO authorized resellers nationwide.

Aside from the special discount, OPPO also encourages everyone to join the online “Back to School Giveaway” in OPPO’s official Facebook page. Anyone can be part of it by simply following the mechanics such as submitting a school groufie, visiting OPPO Philippines official social media channels and more to earn points to serve as entries.

Participants with successful entries are eligible to win prizes such as premium backpacks, OPPO A37 smartphones and a grand prize of an OPPO F3 smartphone and laptop. The online giveaway will start from June 5, 2017 until July 2, 2017.  Announcement of winners will be on July 7, 2017 via OPPO’s official Facebook account.

Stephen Cheng, Brand Marketing Manager of OPPO Philippines: “OPPO strives to deliver the best experience to its customers. This special Php1,000 discount for the OPPO F3 is a delight for students and parents who want to avail the latest groufie smartphone. This is also a great opportunity for anyone to share their best moments in school and might even win prizes from our online contest.”

The OPPO F3 and F3 Plus are now available in the market for Php15,990 (limited time offer) and Php23,990 respectively. OPPO’s back to school giveaway promotion will run until July 31, 2017 with DTI Permit No.88319 series of 2017.

For more details about the OPPO F3, please visit http://www.facebook. com/OPPOPH/ or log on to http://www.oppo. com/ph/index.html.


Source: M2.0 Communications

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How to Send 600 Filipino Street Children Back to School

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The summary writes, “We are building a life competence center that provides 600 street youth alternative learning, life skills, tutorial and income generation that bring them back to formal schooling.”

The project addresses poverty, illiteracy and the impact of exploitation on the lives of 600 street children in southern Philippines. The life competence center provides free alternative learning, tutorial and life skills that give them better chances of being transitioned to formal schooling. They also avail voluntary HIV and health screening while opportunities for entrepreneurial activities that make them earn and mobilise life savings to secure own future is afforded.

  • $10 – funds one street child/youth’s enrollment and daily subsistence for 1 month
  • $30 – funds one street child/youth’s drug and HIV screening and annual health check up for 1 year
  • $60 – support 5-30 Filipino street youth peer-group to open a lifetime group savings account
  • $90 – bring back 1 Filipino street child to school and a summer mentoring for 1 year


Written by Raffy Pekson II

March 9, 2010 at 3:13 pm