• November 28, 2023

Orange SL Donates Food Items to School for the Blind

Orange SL Donates Food Items to School for the Blind
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By Alusine Fullah

Orange SL has donated food items comprising of rice, cooking oil, onions, tomatoes, mayonnaise and Maggie to staff and pupils of Paul School for the Blind at their Baiama Road campus in Bo Southern Sierra Leone.

Speaking at the event, the Area Business Manager South-Augustus Bendu in his opening statement described the event as an all-important and that management heed to the cry for help from the staff and pupils of this noble institution, School for the Blind. He said despite the situation of the school, the management has not relented in securing support from outsiders and Orange been a listening company have heard and responding accordingly. This he said has once again demonstrated the company’s benevolence in extending its support to the physically challenged in society regardless of where they are located.

The Head Teacher- Mr Mohamed S Conteh said the items are very timely than ever before as the kids are out of food supplies. He expressed appreciation to the management of Orange for such gesture. He said as a school they are having list of needs ranging from learning materials, desktop computers, brails and even mobility to take the kids to and fro school.

In his keynote address, the deputy commercial Director for Orange S/L B2B Bollor said kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see. He said he’s very proud of the stakeholders’ relationship between the leadership of Bo and the Paul school for the blind.

As a business, donation of such nature falls under the company’s CSR pillars which are held in high esteem. He said as a business, Orange SL continues to reinforce its position to not only providing telecommunications services but to care for marginalized people in our society.

He further noted that orange is building and refurbishing schools, providing support to the medical sector as well as empowering women and youths in the society to acquire digital skills training, entrepreneurs and many more. Other speakers commended Orange for such magnanimity and hope they continue such kindness. The event was climaxed by an appreciation song done by the kids of the school showering praises for the Leadership of Orange and the General Secretary.

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