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FedEx and SafeKids bring Young Road Safety program to Cebu

FEDEX Express and Safe Kids Philippines Executive Director Jess Dela Fuente (first row, 2nd from right) together with the Young Road Safety Advocate Champion students from Zapatera Elementary School during the launching of the Young Road Safety Champion program in Zapatera Elementary School.(CDN PHOTO/CHOY ROMANO)

FedEx Express a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, and Safe Kids Philippines has recently launched its Young Road Safety Champion (YRSC) program in Cebu.

The YRSC program is a pedestrian safety program. Grade 6 students of different schools undergo sessions on pedestrian safety which FedEx and Safe Kids volunteer employees conducts.

The students volunteers will then engage their schoolmates in peer-to-peer sessions to instruct them about pedestrian and road safety.

This program has been successfully conducted in Pasay, Quenzon City, Paranaque, Angeles in Pampanga, and now in Cebu City.

The program is FedEx and Safe Kids way of giving back to the communities and improve road safety conditions.

YRSC program aims to reach 60,000 students from 50 beneficiary schools.

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