Appreciating the importance of good learning environment, a 19 year old school dropout Flossy Milanzi, has donated his K2 million prize money to Chiwambo Community Day Secondary School in Lilongwe for procurement 61 desks.
Flossy, is one of the 50 TNM customers that won a total of K100 million in the [email protected] promotion that TNM conducted in 2014 to celebrate the country’s 50th Independence anniversary.
Each of the winners was required to choose a social responsibility project of choice worth K2 million, translating to K100 million.
Speaking after the handover ceremony of the desks, the form three drop out said good learning environment is very paramount especially to a girl child.
“I would like to thank TNM for this initiative, this opportunity to choose a project worth K2 million came as a surprise to me,” said Flossy.
Flossy said her choice to contribute towards education sector came following challenges that she experienced at the school.
“When I was at the school we used to sit on the floor as such it was difficult for us as girls to learn comfortably that is why when this opportunity came I decided to procure desks to reduce this challenge,” she said.
The 19 year old girl who dropped out of school due to lack of financial support encouraged her fellow girls to work hard in class.
“I would like to encourage my fellow girls who have support to work hard and achieve good things in life, you can find everything in life with education,” she said.
Headmaster for the school Hastings Kwafwambira thanked TNM for the initiative which has seen the school benefiting.
TNM’s Regional Technical Manager, Joy Bauleni said the company was satisfied with the projects that have been handed over so far as they have spread across all social fabrics of the society.
Bauleni said TNM believes that education is the backbone of the country’s socio-economic development but for students to excel in their studies, they need good learning environment as well as good learning materials and infrastructure.
“The handover of the desks demonstrates our company’s commitment in fulfilling its promises to customers in Lilongwe and the rest of the region. Through this promotion, we have touched almost every social fabric of the country,” he said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :