With Rey Padua Jr.

With Rey Padua Jr.
Welcome to PADUA FOR LIFE - the Official Website of Pasay City Councilor Rey Padua (naglilingkod ng tapat sa inyo) and Aileen Padua (nais maglingkod sa inyo) - Mga Proyektong Pangkalusugan...laging una para sa inyo!


Councilor Reynaldo "Rey" Padua
No. 1 City Councilor of District 2 Pasay City 

He was born and raised in Brgy. 110 and 123. He together with his family lived in a small house in Facundo L. Medina Interior. He is the eldest among four sibling, his father was working as a Sergeant of the Philippine Navy and his mother was plain housewife.. Life wasn’t easy for him. At school, he wasn’t the studious type but loved reading and always came out on top of his class, his teachers even had doubts on how he kept on getting high grades when he wasn’t known for being studious and diligent. 

He Studied his Elementary at Padre Zamora Elementary School. Where he receive an Orator of the year during graduation After a while he was motivated by the hardships he was experiencing financially by his family and started to get serious with his studies and worked hard.. He would always come out of the honors list and achieved his goal of being the no.1 in the list.

He gained his scholarship when he started high school and helped augment his family’s meager income. He graduated having the highest Grade of 94.7 in all honors equivalent to Salutatorian and Best in Physics, member of the Supreme Student Council and a Literary Editor of the school organization. At the age of 16, he would work as a helper in a hollow block maker during summer vacations. Being a smart boy that he is, he would volunteer to work the machines when the operator would get sick or be on leave even if he didn’t have any idea on how to use it. With great confidence, hard work and belief in his skills, he was able to promote as the machine operator getting three pesos a day.

He studied College in Mapua as a scholar taking up Mechanical Engineering and get an honor of Best in Physics. However, it had been a struggle since he cannot afford to buy his books and support himself with his daily expenses. He worked at Bureau of Public works as a construction worker, getting fifty pesos a day where all his salary goes to his brothers and sisters needs.

He worked as a salesperson in Carbros Refrigiration store and with hard work became a Sales Manager. He was then recruited by Cool-Rite as operations Manager at the age of 22. With his expertise and skills,the was recruited by Ranco Refrigeration as President and General Manager at the age of 23. Soon after, he was able to put up his own business at the age of 25, He was the Manager and sole owner of Reynaldo’s Marketing in 1976. He was the youngest millionaire at that time at the age of 28 with thirty two Reynaldo’s Marketing branches nationwide while venturing to other industries as well such as Grandbay Resort and RIA Resort.
To expound his skills and expertise in this field he has taken up courses in Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of the Philippines,Ateneo de Manila and Asian Institute of Management, where he get 2 outstanding Leadership Award. He also took up advance course on finance management at FINEX (Financial Executive of Makati) where only few people are given the opportunity to study in the said course. He also took up different seminars on Comprehensive Feasibility study and Management by objective and also studied the renowned Sun Tzu Art of war and Japanese Art of War.

He has helped different outreach programs including Mayon Volcano, Pinatubo and Baguio Earthquake operations. He helped different communities the best way he can. When his father died in 1988, he named his own foundation after him, Don Onofre Padua Foundation. He started helping Pasay City General Hospital, offering indigent financial and medical support to those patients in need, where he was awarded for his philanthropic deeds for the poor.

His life in public service was widened as he became one of the executive officers of the Circle of Leaders of Mayor Pablo Cuneta. He has that his friend Lito Ibay lured him to join politics in 1995 due to his passion to help those people in need and he became Mayor’s one great leader.

His story has truly inspired a lot of Pasayenos and has touched their lives with his life struggles that he won on his first attempt for a seat in the Pasay City Council and even landed on third place. He has continued his public service and extended his arms to more and more Pasayenos with different projects such as Libreng salamin, Full scholarships, Free Clinics and Medicines in different barangays, Wheelchairs, Artificial leg, Surgery assistance and sponsorship on hospitalizations and medical needs and more.

He is one of the most loved and inspiring councilors in his time. His wisdom and his sincerity has brought him only good grace and great blessings as he continues to gain the trust of the people of pasay for almost ten years now.

As the newly elected Councilor of Pasay for 2007, he promise to give more services to Pasayenos especially to the senior citizens. He believes that Pasay City will have prosperous years to come. Cooperation, principle and political sincerity is prime concern in battling crimes. HE ENVISION, MAKE PASAY GREAT, LOVE AND BE PROUD OF BY PASAYENOS.

Work Info

Employer: Rey Padua
Position: City Councilor
Time Period: June 1995 to present
Location: Pasay City, Philippines
Description: Government Official

Committee on Appropriation
Committee on Oversight

Committee on Laws & Justice
Committee on Business & Trade
Committee on Engineering & Public Works

Committee on Market & SlaughterHouse
Committee on Games & Amusement
Committee on Sanitation, Environmental Protection & Beautification
Committee on Senior Citizen
Committee on Administrative Complaint (Enbanc)
Committee on Franchise
Committee on Health
Committee on Zoning, Land Use & Patrimony
Committee on Education (Board of Regents)


-Abot Kamay sa Barangay medical assistance program

-Don Onofre Padua Foundation – free Clinics/Medical Mission

-Gulong ng Pag-Asa – Wheelchair Donation

-Free Eye Glass program

-Handog Pag-asa

– Artificial Leg donation

-Scholarship Program

-Senior Citizens Benefit Program

-Barangay Welfare Program

-Youth and Sports Program

"Tayong dalawa ang magiging magkatulong sa pagsasakatuparan ng pangarap na palawakin ang proyektong pangkalusugan dito sa Pasay, na libre ang konsultasyon at libre ang gamot. May 48 klinika na tayo at madadagdagan pa..."

Ang kanyang anak na si Aileen Padua-Lopez na tulad ng kanyang ama, Reynaldo Padua ay may pusong nagmamalasakit, hindi puro politika na nakaka-alala lamang kung malapit na ang panahon ng halalan. Kaya sa inyong tulong ay magiging magkatuwang ang mag-ama sa lalong ikabubuti upang mas maramdaman ninyo ang tunay na nagmamahal sa inyo.

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Aileen Padua's Barangay Caucus Speech Part 1 of 2
Aileen Padua's Barangay Caucus Speech Part 2 of 2
Councilor Rey Padua's Barangay Caucus Speech Part 1 of 3
Councilor Rey Padua's Barangay Caucus Speech Part 2 of 3
Councilor Rey Padua's Barangay Caucus Speech Part 3 of 3