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Food delivery firm hires Valenzuela trike drivers

Raymart Lolo

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The City of Valenzuela and food delivery service Foodpanda on Thursday inked a deal launching “Panda Toda,” an initiative to provide an additional source of income to tricycle drivers hardly hit by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis.

Mayor Rex Gatchalian bared that at least 150 trike drivers will be onboarded onto the project as Foodpanda’s partner drivers.

“In our agreement with them Food Panda will use our tricycle drivers as delivery service for food orders course through their app,” Gatchalian said.

To note, food delivery services have become essential amid the national government’s imposition of community quarantine across the country with majority of the population ordered to stay home to arrest the spread of the contagion.

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