Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), successfully conducted a special corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme at Primary School, Anamaduwa, Ralapanawa, recently. This programme was amongst a series of other CSR programmes that the company conducts regularly to improve the education sector, with an increased focus on supporting and enriching schools in rural areas of the country.
SLT provided several computers, accessories as well as furniture for the school’s IT lab according to the unique requirements of the school. The company also equipped the school’s library with books to encourage a reading culture amongst the students who rely on the school for a sound education that will lay a strong foundation for their future. In addition to this, the CSR programme also comprised of several activities to motivate and encourage students of the school, such as the appreciation of high performers in a variety of disciplines including academics, sports as well as other extra-curricular activities.
SLT has earned the reputation for conducting these noteworthy CSR programmes regularly at different schools across the country. The main goal behind these programmes is to build and maintain a strong relationship with the education sector and the community whilst also supporting to raise the bar in the standard of education in the country, which plays a crucial role in molding the future generations to ensure responsible citizens equipped with knowledge, character and integrity. The company has plans to further enhance these programmes and continue them.