- April 16, 2019
- Posted by: Simangolwa Muyunda
- Category: News
In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has donated assorted items to Chinsali Primary School pupils with special needs to help enhance their learning environment.
Some of the items donated to the school include 44 mattresses, various food items and cleaning agents for a value of K25,000 to help improve comfort, nutrition and hygiene in the pupils boarding facility.
Making the donation to the school on Wednesday 10th April 2019, NAPSA Regional Manager North Mr. Mushoke Namiluko said the Authority is a corporate citizen which identifies needs and uplifts the wellbeing of the people in the community in which it operates in.
“Our support to this school is in line with our Corporate Social Responsibility Policy which aims at elevating the welfare of our members and people in the areas of our operation”, said Mr. Namiluko.
And receiving the donation, school head teacher Mr. Charles Mulembo thanked NAPSA for the kind gesture adding that the donated items would go a long way in assisting the school take care of its pupils. He also added that the school management is expanding the special needs unit to be able to cater for more children in need in the community and surrounding areas.
Meanwhile Senior Education Standards Officer in Chinsali Mr. Thomas Mayaka commended NAPSA for taking steps in its CSR implementation to support Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No. 4 which promotes inclusive and equitable quality education for all
The Chinsali Primary School special needs unit was opened in 1986 and currently has 84 pupils. The school provides education to pupils with hearing and vision impairments and those with slow learning disabilities.