Banpu continues Banpu Table Tennis Club to enhance athletic and learning skills for youth in the Southern Area
Banpu Public Company Limited recently organized “Banpu Table Tennis Club Camp: Inspiration for students in remote areas” at Prince of Songkla University Pattani Campus’s sport complex during 29-31 August, 2014. The objective of this activity was to use Banpu Table Tennis Club’s strength to inspire 70 youths in remote areas to learn and develop their table tennis skills with assistance from BTTC’s coaches and athlete volunteers, who have experiences and skills at national and international level.
Mrs. Udomlux Olarn, Banpu Head of Corporate Affairs and Manager of Banpu Table Tennis Club said, “For more than three decades, Banpu has adhered to its business credo; an industry will be strong only when it is developed in tandem with social and environmental responsibility. The Company focuses on youth development to be both ethical and skillful person. It believes that “education and learning” powers constructive change and sustainable development of “people” and “society”.
Banpu Table Tennis Club (BTTC) has been helping youth to develop their skills since its establishment in 2008, offering training that focuses on their athletic skills and ethic so that BTTC’s young athletes could participate in major domestic and international tournaments professionally.
In its 6 year implementation, Banpu furthered BTTC’s activities to the youth in Pattani by holding BTTC Camp in Pattani which is participated by 70 youths from Pattani, Yala and Naradhiwat.
The three-day camp helped these students to experience various learning activities on table tennis from professional BTTC’s coaches and athlete volunteers. Moreover, it help participants to learn how to maintain their good health and heighten their good sportsmanship, which will be useful for their daily life.
Mrs. Olarn concluded, “Banpu believes this activity is not only help developing youth on table tennis skill but it can be an inspiration for them to succeed in their athletic live. In addition, this experience help groom these children to be stronger, flexible and adaptable to various environments and circumstances. In the nearly future, Banpu is planning to further this activity to other provinces.”