December 17, 2019, The College of Business Administration (CBA) conducted their Christmas Gift giving project held in Purok 3, Barangay Barra at 8:00 a.m with the theme “Palaro, Pasaya at Pamimigay ng Regalo para sa mga Minamahal nating Lolo at Lola ng Badjao, Barra”, sharing love and care through Christmas carols, food, and gifts for the senior citizens.
Ms. Jessa Lumactod, CBA President, said in her Christmas message to the senior citizens that she is grateful for the opportunity to hold this activity. She also thanked her co-officers for helping in organizing this activity. Ms. Lumactod is grateful to the senior citizens because they have time to attend the Christmas Party with the CBA Students.
Mrs. Elaine Escobinas, Institutional Community Outreach Program Moderator, also gave a Christmas message to everyone. She was happy because one of the badjao barra was selected to have a Christmas party and they wanted to share the blessings. She said that the senior citizens would be joining in the game organized by the CBA students. Mrs. Escobinas said that the CBA students will do more activities for senior citizens in the future.
The CBA students sang and danced to make the senior citizens happy. They also participated in the gift-giving to share their blessings. Through this activity, it has been proven that the act of giving makes us happier than receiving.