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Paranaque mayor leads MOA signing to provide jobs to seniors and PWDs

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Mayor Eric L. Olivarez, together with Mr. Michael B. Marcelo, the Operations Manager of WOW Brand Holdings Inc. - Peri-Peri, and Mr. Jorge Ma. Querubin Concepcion, the General Manager of Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures Inc., led the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the local government of Parañaque and the two restaurant companies this afternoon.

The MOA signing aimed to create job opportunities for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the city of Parañaque. Mayor Eric, along with the representatives of the restaurant companies, acknowledged the importance of promoting inclusivity and providing meaningful employment to these sectors of the community.

Witnessing the signing were Mr. Henry R. Leonardo, the Head of the Public Employment Service Office (PESO); Ms. Amalia E. Martin, the Assistant Head of PESO; Mr. Mark Anthony Sixto, the Human Resource Manager of WOW Brand Holdings Inc. - Peri-Peri; Ms. Ma. Veronica P. Mercado, the Company Owned Business Operations Manager of Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures Inc.; and Ms. Clarisse Anne V. Ramos, the HRBP Manager of Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures Inc.


City Administrator Atty. Voltaire Dela Cruz, City Planning Office Head Engr. Bong Rivera, Office of the Senior Citizen Affairs OIC Ms. Leolinda V. Alcantara, and Persons with Disabilities Affair Office OIC Dr. Sabas C. De Guzman III were also present during the event, demonstrating their support and commitment to this significant initiative.

The partnership between the local government of Parañaque and the restaurant companies seeks to enhance the employability and livelihood opportunities for senior citizens and PWDs in the community. By creating job positions tailored to their capabilities and providing a supportive work environment, this collaboration aims to empower these individuals and promote their active participation in the workforce.

The MOA signing signifies the shared commitment of all parties involved to uphold the rights and welfare of senior citizens and PWDs. It emphasizes the importance of fostering an inclusive society where everyone, regardless of age or ability, can contribute meaningfully to the local economy and society as a whole.

Mayor Eric expressed his gratitude to WOW Brand Holdings Inc. - Peri-Peri and Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures Inc. for their partnership and their dedication to social responsibility. He emphasized the significant impact that providing job opportunities can have on the lives of senior citizens and PWDs, enabling them to lead more fulfilling lives and remain active members of the community.


The local government, together with its partner companies, is committed to ensuring the successful implementation of this program. By harnessing the unique skills and experiences of senior citizens and PWDs, they aim to create an inclusive and supportive work environment that promotes diversity, equality, and dignity for all.

The MOA signing between the local government of Parañaque and WOW Brand Holdings Inc. - Peri-Peri, and Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures Inc. represents a significant milestone in fostering a more inclusive and equitable society. It sets a precedent for other organizations to follow, encouraging them to provide employment opportunities that empower senior citizens and PWDs, ultimately promoting a more inclusive and vibrant community in Parañaque.

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