Nyodola Primary School of Thyolo gets desks from Airtel, Blantyre Press Club 

The partnership between Airtel Malawi and the country’s education sector continues to thrive as the leading mobile company in partnership with Blantyre Press Club  (BPC)  donated 80 desks worth K5 million  to Nyodola Primary School  in Thyolo District.

Blantyre Press club members with Norah Chavula Chirwa and pupils-Jeromy Kadewere
Nora Chavula Chirwa from Airtel addressing pupils-Jeromy Kadewere.
Blantyre Press Club President Blessings Kanache-Jeromy Kadewere

Airtel Malawi corporate social responsibility (CSR) manager Norah Chavula-Chirwa said they  hope the donation will  sets a good example of  Airtel’s undying quest to continuously improve the education sector and that helping the disadvantaged and caring for education will become the common undertaking of other corporate players.

Chavulaalso  noted that with education, communities were destined for greatness thereby contributing comprehensively to sustainable national development.

“We  want to reaffirm our recognition that this country’s hope relies on young people and that the youth’s hope relies on education. And it is always encouraging to have corporate citizens and partners like Airtel continuously helping us provide quality education to these young people,” she said.

She also saluted BPC for approaching them to assist the school with desks.

Blantyre Press Club President ,Blessings Kanache said  they  noted a shortage of desks when they attended a meeting held at the school last year before  approaching  Airtel Malawi for assistance.

Kanache said they were delighted when Airtel   pledged to do something about the situation.

He also said as  journalists, they  are supposed to amplify voices of the underprivileged and that is the core business of Blantyre Press Club.

Member of Parliament from the area, Mary Thom Navitcha, urged the pupils  to take care of the 80 desks given.

Navitcha also thanked Airtel and BPC for the donation saying it is in line with the initiative MP of the area to  championing education  through Mary Navitcha education fund.

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