Bayport Savings and Loans supports 2 schools
The Bayport Savings and Loans, a publicly listed payroll lender, has donated 200 dual desks to two schools: the Bolgatanga Model Preparatory Primary School in the Upper East Region and the Nsein Methodist Primary School in Nsein, Western Region.
The donation formed part of the company’s 20th-anniversary celebrations and reflects its commitment to providing a safe and conducive learning environment for students in the beneficiary schools.
During the handover ceremony, the Chief Commercial Officer at Bayport, Allen Jubin said the gesture underscored the company's dedication to investing in education as a core aspect of its corporate social responsibility.
He explained that education was a top priority in Bayport's corporate social responsibility efforts, stating that “for years, we have been awarding scholarships to the children of our customers.
“In this special anniversary year, we decided to go a step further by providing furniture to selected schools in remote communities where students have been sitting on the floor to learn,” he stated.
He said the goal of the company was to create a more conducive learning environment for these beneficiary schools and this commitment would remain a cornerstone of its future initiatives.'
The headteacher of the Nsein Methodist Primary School, Emmanuel Kwame Appiah, commended Bayport's management and staff for their timely assistance.
He highlighted how the donation would positively impact teaching and learning, as well as boost the students confidence and self-esteem.
“Thanks to this donation, students will now have comfortable places to sit and study. It will also reduce distractions and create a more engaging and conducive learning environment.”
The headteacher of the Bolgatanga Model Preparatory Primary School, Catherine Assibi Nyaaba, for her part, expressed her gratitude for Bayport's generous support.
She said the school had not received furniture donations for the past three decades, which had negatively affected the quality of education.
“This donation is invaluable and will ensure that students are nurtured into well-rounded individuals who can contribute to our community. Bayport's thoughtfulness will forever be remembered in our school's history and we are incredibly thankful for their support.” she stated.
She assured that the donated furniture would be used for its intended purpose and maintained to benefit many more students in the future.