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This App Allows You to Donate Rice and Vegetables to Earthquake Victims

You can support quake victims for as low as P200.
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Yet again, the social impact of disruptive technology is seeing positive outcomes for Filipinos. Session Groceries, a social enterprise and farm-to-table app focused on connecting farmers and consumers by allowing consumers to order rice through their app, is offering special delivery services to quake-affected areas in Cotabato. Recently, Mindanao experienced a series of strong earthquakes, displacing thousands of Filipinos.

Last month, a viral story about a lady who bought rice through the app circulated online. She was surprised when she received a handwritten note from the farmers thanking her as if she moved mountains.

Today, Session Groceries announced that they are opening a channel for donations to the victims of the Cotabato earthquakes. Just like ordering rice and vegetables through its app, you can donate using the same steps. The goods are sold directly by farmers, allowing them to earn more income. By donating through the app, you are not only helping the victims of the Cotabato earthquake, but also the farmers.

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Donate five kilograms of rice worth P200 to Cotabato earthquake victims.

Here's are the steps on how to donate to earthquake victims through the Session Groceries app.

Step 1: Download the app. Click here for iOS users and here for Android users.

Step 2: Set up the address to Cotabato and use 2600 as postal code.

Step 3: Click “5 kilos” then add to cart.

Step 4: Check out.

All rice donations will be purchased from farmers of Cotobato and directly donated to the victims in the affected areas. All donations will be documented and published.

Important reminders:

  • All donations must be finalized on or before November 15.
  • Payment is made through online banking.
  • Payment details are in the app.
  • Anyone can donate. 
  • There are no additional charges for delivery.
  • Beneficiaries will be the farmers of Cotabato and Cotabato earthquake victims.

Below is the timeline planned by Session Groceries and its partners for donation and delivery:

November 16 to 20: Farmers will process their unhusked rice (palay) into milled rice (bigas).

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November 22: Session Groceries, Helping Local Farmers, and Hawak Kamay representatives will assist farmers and distribute their products.

November 25: Documentation of the distribution of donations from farmers to victims will be published. 

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