Ericsson Thailand arranged Ericsson’s Build & Share, a company trip for its employees driving from Suntowers Building, Vipawadee-Rangsit Road – Ericsson’s Head Office in Thailand – to Singburi Province for social services at Wat Ban Lum School.
The trip was heldin collaboration with the Community Children Foundation (C.C.F.) under the royal patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
As part of its Technology for Good initiative, Ericsson Thailand donated computers, printers and other necessary equipment for the development of the school. Ericsson Thailand employees also shared knowledge with the kids and contributed in creating learning material for the kids, painting school playground, planting kitchen garden, improving sink area of the school, etc.
Ericsson’s Technology for Good initiatives give its employees various opportunities to address the most urgent needs in society, to help when humanitarian crises strike, and to confront global sustainability and development challenges.
The initiative has already gathered force through Ericsson employees across the world who help in solvingcritical global challenges through the Networked Society.
These efforts go a long wayin bringing significant economic, social and environmental benefits to millions of people in different areas -inspiring them inrunning a responsible business, minimizing environmental impact especially against energy and climate change, andsupporting education and improving livelihood. By mobilizing people, Technology for Good Programs now benefit more than 4 million people across the globe.
Nadine Allen, President of Ericsson Thailandsaid, “In the beginning of this year, Ericsson commemorated its 111th anniversary in Thailand. From the time that we deployed the first ever telephone exchange – changing the way of Thai people live -we are continuing to transform Thailand towards becoming a truly Networked Society, mobilizing our Technology for Good programs to benefit the Thai community at large.
For instance, this is a great opportunity to support Thai education and we will continue contributing to initiatives such as this in the near future.
Dr.Kanchada Piriyarangsan National Director of Community Children Foundation (C.C.F.) said, “Thank you Ericsson Thailand for bringing Technology and knowledge to support a local school in are mote area. Ericsson’s program encouraged students’ education and health which also enables them to grow up to be qualified adults.”
Mrs.Taweeb Bunjongplien, Director of Wat Ban Lum school also added, “The kids were excited when they got to know that Ericsson’s management team will visit our school. We are very happy to see numerous developments at the school. A big thank you to the Ericsson Thailand team for this great contribution.”
Wat Ban Lum is a small school in Singburi province. Established in 1939, the school has 97 students aged 4 -15 years and 13 teachers. The school has received many awards from the government and was recently awarded for‘Best Teacher’ in Thailand.