CSR: Shoprite donates to school, community
RETAIL giant, Shoprite has continued its community network initiative in local communities in conjunction with Save Our Needy International, a Non-Governmental Organisation, as it donated learning materials to the Progressive Nursery and Primary School in FESTAC Town, Lagos.
The retailer, which opened its new outlet in Festival Mall, FESTAC Town of Lagos, donated a set of chairs, tables, whiteboards and stationeries to the principal of the school. The donation was part of Shoprite’s commitment to making a positive impact in the communities where they have stores.
Shoprite’s FESTAC Store Manager, Jide Ahmadu, said that the “donation forms part of the store’s CSR plans to impact the community. ”
“We understand the fact that learning materials are important because they can significantly increase students’ achievement by supporting their learning as well as assisting the teachers to efficiently perform their professional duties.”
“We also want a better life through Education for our youths that’s why we support early childhood development and also assist to create a conducive environment for learning” Ahmadu stated.