THE BINIBINING Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) gave a special virtual send-off to Binibining Pilipinas – Grand International 2020 Samantha Bernardo on her quest to capture this year’s Miss Grand International crown. Participating in the online program held on Feb. 19, were the reigning Binibining Pilipinas queens and members of the press. Ms. Bernardo’s mother also made a surprise online appearance to wish her luck on the international pageant which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on March 27. Bernardo is a spokesperson of Malaria Free Philippines, which partners with the Department of Health and Kilusan Ligtas Malaria to fully eradicate malaria in the country by 2030. She will be carrying this advocacy as she competes in the international pageant and aims to acquire the country’s first-ever Miss Grand International title. She is set to leave for Bangkok on February 24, 2021. The virtual send off program can be viewed on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/realbbpilipinas/videos/278340590303140/ or Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RmZWMk7i7k.