As part of its corporate social responsibility program, South Korea’s tech giant Samsung runs an annual program where it dedicates its time, money, and skills within the organization to causes it feels will add value to a region it operates. The program dubbed, Employee Volunteer Program (EVP), runs for one-week each year.
Accra, Ghana was that region for the Samsung 2017’s EVP in partnership with the Better World. About 40 employees from Samsung flew in from South Korea to Accra on October 2nd to take part in a week-long program aimed at equipping young girls with future-oriented ICT skills.
Samsung has donated a new ICT Center at the Accra Bishop Girls Junior High School, where Samsung staffers have purposed to do skills-transfers to the many young girls attending school at the institution.
“It’s important for our people to be actively involved with the education initiatives we are rolling out across Africa,” said Eungjin Nahm, from Samsung Electronics West Africa. “Not only are they able to impart considerable value through their time and expertise but it also provides them with the opportunity to witness first-hand the difference their combined …read more