GMA Artist Center stars Enzo Pineda and Barbie Forteza were named as the newest ambassadors of Haribon Foundation at the April 25 general assembly in U.P. Diliman.
Pineda and Forteza’s addition to the esteemed roster of Haribon ambassadors aims to inspire more people to take action on the environmental conversation and encourage them to do their share in caring for the environment in order to leave a lasting impact for future generations.
Haribon Foundation chief operating officer Maria Belinda dela Paz shares that they are happy to be working with passionate GMA Network stars.
“Both teen stars advocate for a healthy living and sustainable environment, and we are hoping that they serve as good examples to inspire our youth,” de la Paz said.
Forteza admits that being chosen as the newest ambassador of Haribon is a privilege and she hopes that she will be able to inspire the youth in caring for the environment.
“I’m thankful to Haribon for giving me the chance to advocate teens like myself to do their part in environmental conservation. This is a big responsibility for me and I will do everything to be effective in my duties to influence the youth,” said the actress.
Meanwhile, Pineda is very eager to take on his role as the new ambassador for the environment. “I feel honored to be chosen as one of the newest ambassadors of Haribon. I love nature and I love our country. It’s truly more fun in the Philippines because we have a lot to be proud of especially being a megadiverse country. I have a lot to learn and I’m excited to help and spread the awareness of conserving our environment.”