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Education is key to development – Airtel

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schoolAirtel Zambia Managing Director Peter Correira has emphasized on the importance of education, saying it is the only key to development.

Correra has also charged that education is the foundation of knowledge as it empowers children and helps them grow and develop a great future.

He said this at Siasikabole Primary School in Singani’s area during the handover of a three piece classroom block.
Correia assured  that Airtel believes in changing people’s lives through better education.

And when he paid a  courtesy call at the District Education Board Secretary office, the Airtel boss told the education district officers  that his company wish is to touch people’s lives and changing them for better.

He disclosed that giving children access to education presents them with the knowledge that can help build them for their future.

 Correia also noted that across the country especially in rural communities children learn in un-conducive environment and Airtel’s aim is to change that.He said Airtel is trying to put up efforts possible to develop the learning structures in these communities.

Meanwhile Siasikabole Primary School Headteacher,  Vinidah Siamujaye  expressed gratitude for the support shown by Airtel to the community school.She said the demonstration show’s the company’s commitment to the well being of children in community schools. Siamujaye applaud Airtel commitment and said that the move will enhance the provision of quality education.

The headteacher also thanked the DEBS office for identifying the school for assistance and thanked Government for the implementation of the good policies in the education sector.

And Lonally Namuswa a parent said the donation  will go a long way in the lives of the children in the community.


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