Vice President Leni Robredo is about to launch her flagship Angat Buhay program as a non-government group beginning on July 1, 2022.
Robredo introduced this throughout a thanksgiving gathering with Sen. Kiko Pangilinan referred to as “Tayo Ang Liwanag: Isang Pasasalamat” on the Ateneo de Manila College grounds in Quezon Metropolis on Could 13.
“Sa unang araw ng Hulyo, ilulunsad natin ang Angat Buhay NGO,” Robredo mentioned this in entrance of a giant crowd of supporters.
Individuals on the occasion have been instantly overrated for it.
Earlier than Robredo may proceed her speech, they repeatedly chanted excitedly: “Kasama kami!”
The vp then went on to state that they already had a “template” to attain this new purpose.
“Mayroon na tayong template nito. Nagawa natin ito kahit maliit lang ang pondo at makinarya sa taggapan ng pangalawang pangulo,” Robredo mentioned.
The Angat Buhay program was launched by the Workplace of the Vice President.
Robredo additionally cited the folks’s councils and volunteer teams that have been mobilized through the marketing campaign season as proof that such an enormous “bayanihan” motion is feasible.
She then invited her supporters to assist her with a brand new purpose, that’s, to create the biggest volunteer community within the nation’s historical past.
“Bubuuin natin ang pinakamalaking volunteer community sa kasaysayan ng buong bansa. Tuloy tayo sa pagtungo sa mga nasa laylayan at sa pag-ambagan para umangat sila,” she mentioned.
Following this announcement, the key phrases “Angat Buhay NGO” and “depend me in” instantly reached the trending matters on Twitter Philippines.
As of writing, the “Angat Buhay NGO” garnered 38,200 tweets.
Supporters instantly poured of their willingness to affix Angat Buhay as soon as it’s launched.
Bianca Gonzales, Dr. Gia Sison (psychological well being advocate) and different social media personalities additionally joined in solidarity for this initiative.
“Angat Buhay NGO July 1, 2022 depend me in @lenirobredo Lalaban pa din kami! Tutulong pa din! @kikopangilinan,” Sison mentioned.
“Angat Buhay NGO (white coronary heart emojis). Depend me in,” Gonzales tweeted.
Lawyer Kenneth Handbook (2019 bar topnotcher) and different Filipinos have been impressed by how Robredo’s selected the subsequent step with Angat Buhay.
“With the Angat Buhay NGO, I can actually say that it’s not an election marketing campaign. This has transcended to a motion, an advocacy that’s larger than any political candidate. Completely satisfied to have witnessed this in my lifetime,” he tweeted.
“I actually admire Leni saying the formation of Angat Buhay NGO. It’s stable proof that she’s right here to not simply win the presidential place, she’s right here to HELP THE FILIPINOS,” one other consumer tweeted.
Fb consumer Bryce Santos, however, shared a video clip of Robredo telling her supporters this plan with Taylor Swift’s “Solely the Younger” enjoying within the background.
Neither Robredo nor Pangilinan formally acknowledged that they’re conceding from their presidential and vice presidential bids.
Nevertheless, Robredo advised her supporters, collectively referred to as “kakampinks,” to just accept the choice of the voting majority.
“Habang lumilinaw ang litrato, kailangan nating tanggapin na di ayon sa mga pangarap natin ang resulta ng eleksyong ito. Sa ganitong paraan masisimulan na rin natin na itutok ang sarili sa hinahanarap,” she mentioned.
The partial and unofficial depend from the Fee on Elections transparency server confirmed that Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is the presumptive president-elect.
His running-mate Davao Metropolis Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is the presumptive vice president-elect.