Skye Bank Employees Renovate Schools, Donate Materials to Students

Employees of Skye Bank Plc have embarked on various corporate social responsibility projects in the bank’s host communities across the 36 states of the federation.

The projects, which are basically in the education sector, seek to improve learning and teaching in public schools.

According to a statement, the projects which will benefit 39 host communities in the current year are being undertaking in line with the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organisation’s (UNESCO) policy on World Literacy day, following the adoption of ‘Literacy Day’ by the employees as a foundation of their support for schools and learning.

The employees said their objective was to establish the link which connects the trend of literacy, supporting schools with educational resources and improving on the reading culture of students, which ultimately will affect productivity and national development in the long run.

Some of the projects being adopted through renovation and rehabilitation by the employees include the inclusive section of State High School, Ogba, Lagos, where facilities for Autistic, Down syndrome, hearing impaired etc Pupils are being renovated.

Others are the Air force Primary School, Victoria Island, Lagos; Government Secondary School, Hwak, Kuru; Junior Secondary Peyi, Abuja and African Church Comprehensive High School, Alagbaka, Akure, where computers, exercise books and text books were donated. Chairs and tables have also been donated in other places just as libraries have been built and renovated and ICT Centre created and fully equipped.

Other projects covered by the intervention of Skye Bank employees include provision and renovation of school buildings; provision of sick bays for schools, beautification of schools; provision of materials like projectors and other visual aids and provision of water supply or bore holes to schools.




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