From being a scholar of Bert Lozada Swim School to become a major sponsored of Bert Lozada Foundation, Inc., Enchong has been a big part of Lozada’s legacy and corporate responsibility to give back to the people. That’s why he also shared the same aspiration the foundation have-to be a Drown-Free Philippines. And in order to achieve that goal,
Enchong and Bert Lozada Swim School have been partners since the first Handog Palangoy ni Enchong advocacy. Before Enchong entered the showbiz, industry and became a famous actor, he is a great swimmer who competes in local and international competitions. He started swimming since he was 6 years old that’s why he knows how important swimming in the children and youth of the country. Because the Philippines were surrounded by bodies of water and visited by 20-25 typhoons every year drowning death was being alarmingly increasing each passing year.
The Handog Palangoy ni Enchong is one of the projects of the program Drown-Free Nation. It aims to give free swimming lessons and water safety training and seminars to the underprivileged sectors of the society. And the latest Handog Palangoy ni Enchong was held in Tanauan Batangas.
“Smiling to someone is sweet but making someone smile is the best feeling”
Who accommodates 80 plus children and youth of the citizen of Batangas. Not only underprivileged but also some of them are children with special needs. The smiles on the face of the beneficiaries reflect how they’ve truly enjoyed the free-swimming lessons and water safety training taught by warm and kindhearted Coaches of Bert Lozada Swim School.