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Gretchen Ho donates bicycles to a lady guard and a frontliner.

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06/07/2020 01:01 PM
LOOK: Gretchen Ho donates bicycles to frontliners to help them go to work
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Just in time for "World's Bicycle Day," Gretchen Ho gave aid to frontliners to solve their transportation challenges.  

On her Instagram page, Gretchen shared that she donated a bicycle to two no work-no pay employees.

One of the recipients of the bicycle is a lady guard named Claire who stopped working because the only option she had was to walk to her workplace.


"Nanay Claire is a lady guard who stopped working kasi hindi niya raw kaya yung 4-hour one-way walk to work mula San Mateo hanggang Novaliches. 12 hours duty tapos 4 hour walk ulit. Imposible. Pero ngayon, may bisikleta na siya kaya makakatrabaho na siya ulit!" Gretchen shared.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I know there’s been so much stress over bike lanes & transport issues.. but here’s some #Happinews for today’s #WorldBicycleDay: Gave away bikes to two no work-no pay employees: Nanay Claire is a lady guard who stopped working kasi hindi niya raw kaya yung 4-hour one-way walk to work mula San Mateo hanggang Novaliches. 12 hours duty tapos 4 hour walk ulit. Imposible. Pero ngayon, may bisikleta na siya kaya makakatrabaho na siya ulit!! Rufino, on the other hand, is a merchandiser at a supermarket. As a frontliner, wala siyang tigil sa trabaho simula nung quarantine, kaya naman kailangan maglakad mula Caloocan hanggang Quezon City. Full videos of my EDSA & Metro Manila urban ride experience on my YouTube channel tomorrow! #womaninaction Subscribe to my channel (Link on bio).

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Meanwhile, the television host gave the other bicycle to a supermarket merchandiser named Rufino. "As a frontliner, wala siyang tigil sa trabaho simula nung quarantine, kaya naman kailangan maglakad mula Caloocan hanggang Quezon City," Gretchen relayed. 

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Gretchen also uploaded a YouTube vlog on Friday, June 5, documenting her experience biking on EDSA and as she tried to figure out if biking is conducive in the metro. 

"Dapat nga bang lagyan ng bike lanes sa EDSA?! Can you imagine a Metro Manila, or better yet, a Philippines conducive to cycling? Bakit nga ba mahalagang bigyan ng space ang mga bike commuters? Bakit hindi na lang sila sa side streets? I went around EDSA myself on a bike to know the answers," she said on her YouTube channel.