Banpu Continues Its Education Support for Sustainability for the 7th Year
30 September 2010, Lamphun—Banpu Public Company Limited held the sponsorship presentation ceremony at Wiengjedee Wittaya School in Li district of Lamphun province, to provide funds worth around THB 2.3 million to six schools in three Northern provinces as part of its Banpu Education for Sustainability project. The financial support is provided for an improvement of learning facilities and system as well as enhancement of teachers and students competencies with an ultimate goal to upgrade the school standard and build a strong learning network for sustainable benefits of both schools and their surrounding communities.
Over 7 years of continuing support, Banpu has contributed a total of over THB 18 million to support schools’ development activities and training programs for teachers and students under this project.
Photo 1: Mrs. Udomlux Olarn, Head of Corporate Affairs, Banpu Plc. (left), presented the sponsorship to Director of Bansra School, Phayao province with the presence of Dr. Orathai Moonkham, Director of the Bureau of Innovative Development in Education, Office of the Basic Education Commission (center).
Photo 2: Mrs. Udomlux Olarn, Head of Corporate Affairs, Banpu Plc. (center, back row), presided over the sponsorship ceremony for six schools. The event was attended by Dr. Orathai Moonkham, Director of the Bureau of Innovative Development in Education, Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) and Mr. Wutthipong Jaturat, Chief Officer of Li District.
Photo 3: Mr. Thongchai Makerd, Vice President – Coal Thailand, Banpu Plc., along with executives from Banpu and OBEC visited a school booth showcasing project achievements and development of supported schools.