Recognising the critical role education plays in eradicating poverty, Dubai's top labour supply company Dulsco contributed to the construction of a school in Nepal as part of Dubai Cares' "Adopt a school"initiative.
Representatives from Dulsco's senior management recently visited Narayanpur village located in far western Nepal to inaugurate the adopted school. Dubai Cares and Dulsco's combined efforts in building the school will benefit approximately 150 children. The schools will also indirectly benefit approximately 300 adults, teachers and community officials.
The Narayanpur community has invested more than 500 volunteering hours towards the construction of the school. The school was constructed by Build On,the implementation partner for Dubai Cares in Nepal. Dulsco also recently contributed to Dubai Cares' Nepal earthquake reconstruction programme that targets the reconstruction of schools damaged during the severe earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015.
In order to break the vicious cycle of poverty, we need to take into account all of its causes. Dulsco and Dubai Cares are targeting the best long-term solution to poverty, which is education, as we build schools indifferent countries with various development needs such as Nepal.
In this global march towards achieving developmental milestones, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and agencies continue to implement various programs to alleviate poverty in its all forms," said S.Balakumar, Managing Director of Dulsco.
Highlighting the importance of adopting new schools in developing countries and supporting the reconstruction of schools damaged during the earthquake, Tariq Al Gurg, Dubai Cares CEO said: Without access to education, many children will remain illiterate, and void of the opportunities to build sustainable living environments, leaving the min poverty,
Balakumar added, We have many Nepali employees working for Dulsco and this initiative is our gesture of thanks to the Nepali community for their loyal support and contribution to the company's growth.