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IT&E donates solar lamps for typhoon victims

IT&E on Thursday handed over a thousand solar lamps to acting Gov. Victor Hocog for distribution to families that still don’t have power in their homes.

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Julian Cooper-Nurse, IT&E executive director for sales on Saipan and Guam; Hans Mickelson, sales manager; Rose Soledad, general manager; and Janice Tenorio, customer service and government relations manager, pose with the bags that contain solar lamps for typhoon victims.  Photo by Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa

The solar lamps were  manufactured in China and were purchased by IT&E for $100,000.

They will be turned over to the American Red Cross for distribution.

Hocog thanked IT&E for the donation, saying the solar lamps will help residents who don’t have power yet in their houses.

“We are all in this challenge together and I can’t thank the donors enough for their generosity that will help make our community whole again despite the hardships caused by Typhoon Yutu — we will all continue to work to move forward,” Hocog said.