SAS Ai, Inc., the 501(c)(3) non-profit providing financial aid to bright kids who come from poor families so they can attend SAS high school burst into the scene at the 2009 Tagudin Town Fiesta. SAS Ai crowned the Fiesta Queen and presented her with the SAS Ai Education is Freedom trophy that year. There to do the honors was none other than the President and CEO of SAS Ai, Atty Romeo J Somera, CPA (see above photo).
SAS Ai’s community outreach extends beyond awarding financial aid to qualifying scholarship applicants and working with the civic and cultural organizations during town festivities, such as, the annual town fiesta . The public charity organization SAS Ai helps the community in time of devastating floods, storms and typhoons, such as, typhoon Peping that flooded several of the outlying villages. SAS Ai functioned as the central collection point of emergency donations coming from overseas and elsewhere for typhoon victims and disbursing same through the Mayor’s office and the SAS Administrator’s office.
SAS Ai President and CEO, Atty Romeo J Somera, CPA, traveled to the Philippines using his own personal funds to officially represent SAS Ai and to take part in this auspicious occasion of presenting the fiesta queen the SAS Ai Education is Freedom trophy. He also traveled there to publicly recognize and present the new 2009 batch of SAS Ai scholars to the town of Tagudin, Ilocos Sur.