Be a Tsuper Hero: Fundraising for Jeepney Drivers in Cebu

By Coleen Danielle Natividad

Edited by Phoebe de Leon

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Project poster of Project TsuperHero. Poster by Project TsuperHero’s working committee.

Whenever I think of transportation partners in cities, I think of them as necessities for the city to be fully functional. Transportation partners bring people to their desired destinations, may it be taxi drivers, bus drivers, or even jeepney drivers — none of them are more important than the others.

Having the least income, jeepney drivers are the target of youth organizations in Cebu being one of the most affected groups of people during this pandemic. Thus, Project TsuperHero was born out of initiative by the youth of Cebu.

Two organizations are behind the project, namely ROTARACT (Rotary in Action) and the Junior Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers, CIT-University Chapter (JPICHE). The group also plans to extend their project to other organizations that can support them. Their main beneficiary is Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON) Cebu whose families would be receiving relief packs and face masks for their daily needs and livelihood starter packs for them to be able to start another stream of income. The project group’s target amount is 100,000 pesos to cater to the needs of the PISTON families.

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Project TsuperHero on their first run. Picture by Project TsuperHero’s working committee.
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Project TsuperHero on their first run. Picture by Project TsuperHero’s working committee.

Detailed below are the donations that the project group needs, in order for them to help the families of PISTON Cebu. You may also donate on the donation channels indicated.

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In-kind donations needed by the project. Poster by Project TsuperHero’s working committee.
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Donation channels of the project. Poster by Project TsuperHero’s working committee.

They are also looking for partners and sponsors who can help them attain their project’s objectives.

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Project TsuperHero is looking for partners and sponsors! Poster by Project TsuperHero’s working committee.

We hope you can support this cause. Helping out each other can help us get through this pandemic together.

You may contact the organization through their e-mail at projecttsuperhero20@gmail.com, and their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ProjectTsuperHero.

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