By ABCafrica reporter
Through its Community Social Responsibility (CSR) MTN Uganda Foundation, last weekend launched three class room blocks constructed at Toroma PEAS High School. The launch was presided over by the MTN Uganda Foundation Chairman, George Egaddu.
While opening the brand new classroom blocks, Egaddu said: “The MTN Uganda Foundation is tasked with finding the right developmental partners to ensure that the impact of our different corporate social investment activities reach the right recipients. It gives us immense pleasure to partner with like-minded development partners like PEAS to see that our plans for a better community are realized, “said Egaddu
In his remarks, the acting Country Director PEAS, Edison Nsubuga thanked the MTN Foundation for the generous support towards education of Ugandan children and the special partnership with PEAS Uganda.
“The new classroom block we are launching today provides new facilities and a much improved learning environment for students of Toroma PEAS High School. Modern facilities improve not only the schools physical environment but also its learning culture. This will truly encourage the students who strongly believe that education is the key to unlock their full potential,” noted Nsubuga.
Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs, Justina Ntabgoba, stated that MTN Foundation has also supported construction of similar fully furnished classroom blocks at PEAS Kichwamba High School in Kabarole District, Kityerera ARK PEAS High School in Mayuge District, and Kuc Kigen PEAS High School in Lamwo district.
PEAS is a charity that builds and runs low cost but quality secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia, aimed at extending access to sustainably delivered quality secondary education to communities that wouldn’t otherwise afford very expensive secondary schooling.
In attendance were; PEAS senior staff, MTN Uganda management, local leaders and School staff.