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Samsung marks Volunteering Day by donating audio-visual equipment to 3 Mauritian NGOs

Samsung marks Volunteering Day by donating audio-visual equipment to 3 Mauritian NGOs

Samsung, whichhas created a Volunteering Day this year as a sign of its commitment to ensure that employees of Samsung Indian Ocean Islands dedicate time to vulnerable children, proceeded to deliver television sets to three NGOs — SOS Children Villages, CEDEM and Peace Earth — followed by their initiation into the latest technologies. (Image:Company)

Samsung Indian Ocean Islands takes its social responsibility towards the Mauritian public very seriously and has made a proactive commitment to the island residents in various domains.

The recent initiative taken by the tech major to donate audio-visual equipment to NGOs and initiate them into the latest technology illustrates this large-heartedcommitment by Samsung.

On the occasion of what Samsung haschristened the“Samsung Volunteering Day”, the employees of the company took time to explain and facilitate knowledge transfer of the latest technologies to the children through learning sessions on Samsung tablets and smartphones.

“Acompany’s success is measured not only by the fulfilment of its commercial projects, but also by the way it serves the community, protects the planet’s resources and plays a vital role in the life of the people. We take our responsibilities very seriously and try hard to act as a good citizen, to enrichsocieties world-wide, to protect the environment and to strengthen our communities. Accordingly,it was with great pleasure that we gave a few minutes of our time to these children. It was an enriching experience and a self-fulfilling commitment that we wish to renew in the future,” noted Navin Peerthy, Regional Director of Samsung Indian Ocean Islands.

The event, which took place in SOS Children Villages of Bambous, was marked by a series of fun activities such as ‘Face Painting’ and ‘Jumping Castles’, in course of which lunch, cakes and presents were offered to the children.

Samsung marked the event by giving away some electronic equipment, in particular Samsung Smart TVs, to add colour to the children’s environment and ensure a steady stream of entertainment.

Building on this positive step, Samsungplans to continue this type of commitment on part of its employees in the future. This enrichmentof society by partnering its members like a modern and responsible employer, is a central objective of Samsung Indian Ocean Islands.

About Samsung Electronics Pty. Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Pty. Ltd. is a global leader in the consumer electronics andaccessories domain. Through an approach encompassing innovation and continuous discovery, itseeks to transform the worlds of television sets, intelligent telephones, personal computers, printers, cameras,household appliances, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions.

It employs 227,000 people across 75 countries, with an annual sales turnoverin excess of USD 143 billion. The organisation’s primary objective is to open up a world of new possibilities for people all over the globe.

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