Ayuda con Amor Y Paz 2014 of Sir Pete Natividad’s natal day PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 January 2014 00:00

“A man of vision and action”, this is how the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Zamboanga City Division Chapter describes Department of Edudcation (DepEd) Assistant Schools Division Superintendent – OIC Office of the Division Superintendent Pedro Melchor M. Natividad, who celebrated another milestone of his life, last January 6. I personally agree since sitting down in this position, there are many positive changes and improvement in the field of education under his helm. Fondly called Sir Pete, he is a man who serves with all his heart.

Last January 4, 2013, at the DepEd Division Training Center, Sir Pete organized his annual bloodletting activity in coordination with the Philippine Red Cross Zamboanga City Chapter. Dubbed as “Ayuda con Amor y Paz (Help with Love and Peace),” this is his 3rd year of celebrating his birthday. He is a man who gives life literally and figuratively to save lives of people.

Zamboanga Red Cross gathered 128 of 500cc bags of blood from 191 DepEd Personnel who voluntarily donated blood in Sir Pete’s honor. He thanked all his donors and expressed, “it is my commitment to give back for all the blessing that I have received. One way of doing is organizing this bloodletting activity. I believe in the saying that “every blood donor is a hero” and I saw this as an avenue not only to help save the lives of others, but also to support the cause of Red Cross.”

Sir Pete said this will augment blood supply at the Red Cross Blood Bank, and at the same time, when DepEd teachers and personnel including their immediate family members need blood, they have a blood deposit to withdraw. This is one way how Sir Pete been showing his concerns for his department welfare and benefit.

Dr.Victor Liozo, Philippine National Red Cross Zamboanga City Administrator, is grateful and lauded Sir Pete for doing this activity because he encourages people to donate blood and saves lives, not for himself, not even for his family, but for the entire local education community.

Belated Happy Birthday, Sir Pete! Wishing you the best all the time.

By Tita Corteza