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Rural School built by Samsung, inaugurated by In Jae Lee

Rural School built by Samsung, inaugurated by In Jae Lee

Samsung Electronics, the global leader and award winning innovator in consumer electronics, has built of a modern school at Ladhayke Village in District Kasur, to serve a vast rural area and uplift the standard of education. This school, constructed in collaboration with SOS Rural Support Programme (SOS RSP), was inaugurated by the Samsung Pakistan’s Senior Manager, Mr. In Jae Lee. 

“Samsung Grammar School” for girls, has been built and furnished with generous funds provided by Samsung. It will be operated by the SOS RSP to provide a high standard of education to the region. The opening ceremony was a colourful event, graced by In Jae Lee, who shared the joy of creating this educational opportunity for the rural population. Students gave an interesting performance and a large number of media representatives were also present. 

Samsung Pakistan’s Managing Director, Mr. Heeh Chang Yee said, “Samsung has an elaborate Social-development and CSR commitment, whereby, we are making efforts to foster modern education in underdeveloped regions. We support well established welfare organizations like “SOS Villages” to provide quality education, thus accelerating the social, educational and financial progress of the whole region”. 

Rabiya Siddiqui, PR Manager Samsung said; “It is a pleasure to see that a great brand of electronics – Samsung is playing a big role in developing schools in the rural areas. The talented students of Kasur region will now study in a modern environment and be ready to face the challenges of life. The Samsung Grammar high School is ready to serve the students living in many villages around this area. Free education will be provided to the deserving students. 

Surrounding villages that will benefit from this institution include: Rohewala, Lohgarh Jhugian, Ladheke, Sheikh Pura Nauand Basti Ladheke, UC Sehjra Tehsil and District Kasur. Over 13,500 people in these rural communities do not have any premium quality educational institutions. The nearest Government Girls High School was 4.5 Kilometres away so the girls faced problems in reaching there, but now Samsung School has solved this problem.  

Other recreational, cultural and training opportunities will also be provided by experienced and qualified teachers. The school structure comprises of class rooms, library, science labs, computer labs, sports and transportation facilities etc. SOS will also establish a community health centre in collaboration with SAMSUNG in the school building to fulfill the basic needs of the poor community.

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