Solar Streetlights Installed at Estero de Paco Courtesy of ‘Run for Pasig River’

Twenty nine solar street lights were installed along the stretch of the Estero de Paco between Osmeña Highway and Quirino Avenue.

Solar streetlights are installed along stretch of Estero de Paco

The solar streetlights were donated to the Estero de Paco community by ABS-CBN Foundation’s Kapit Bisig para sa Ilog Pasig (KBPIP), specifically from the 11.20.2011 Run for the Pasig River.

ABS-CBN managing director Gina Lopez (3rd from left) and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim (2nd from right) led the ceremonial streetlighting

The solar street lights, the first of its kind put up in the City of Manila, were lit in a ceremonial lighting on Friday night (Jan 4) with Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and ABS-CBN Foundation Managing Director Gina Lopez.

Residents along the stretch of Estero de Paco swore to maintain the cleanliness of the area

Lopez and Lim expressed hope that the residents take care of the streetlights donated to their community.

Estero de Paco is the 2.9-kilometer pilot estero rehabilitated by ABS-CBN Foundation’s Kapit Bisig para sa Ilog Pasig (KBPIP) and Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission together with other partner agencies.

Proceeds from the Run for the Pasig River funded the installation of solar streetlights along Estero de Paco

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