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McDonald’s inks partnership agreement with Mandaluyong City in support of DepEd’s WIP

McDonald’s, City of Mandaluyong inks MOA From L-R: Mandaluyong City PESO Manager Emma Javier, Chief SGOD OIC Rex Ado, Mandaluyong City Mayor Hon. Carmelita Abalos, McDonald’s Philippines SVP for Human Capital Group Chona Torre, Office of the Schools Division Superintendent OIC Dr. Romela Cruz

Quick service giant, Golden Arches Development Corporation (McDonald’s Philippines) opened its doors to strengthen its commitment to support the learning and growth of Senior High School students through the Work Immersion Program (WIP). This partnership was made official with a memorandum of agreement signing ceremony with Mayor Carmelita Abalos and with the Department of Education (DepEd) through the Schools Division Office of Mandaluyong.  

Close to 250 students from six partner schools in the city will be trained across 12 McDonald’s restaurants throughout the program. WIP aims to help senior high school students learn and develop values, new knowledge and basic competency skills they’ll need as they prepare for employment and progress in their career. 

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McDonald’s Philippines opened its first store in Morayta, Manila in 1981 by master franchise holder, Dr. George T. Yang. The company has grown to be a formidable player in the country’s quick service restaurant industry, having grown a store network of over 640 to date, and employees. McDonald’s Philippines continues to elevate the customer experience through its new store format NXTGEN, launched in 2018. Together with its partner PayMaya, introduces an innovation that puts McDonald’s at the forefront in the industry with innovations that offer convenient ordering, payment and dining solutions for its consumers.