Giving back: Skretting Vietnam gets kids to school
6 September 2019
For the ninth year in a row, Skretting Vietnam has been running the 'Skretting gets kids to school' programme. This year the team delivered nearly 1200 gift packs to children in more than 10 farming provinces nationwide, together with local government officers, customers, teachers and pupils. This year, the gift pack included backpacks, notebooks, pens, water bottles and hats to ensure kids had their much-needed supplies for their new school year.
The programme is not only about giving gifts and playing games but also about raising the awareness of parents and kids about the environment, with the gift packs delivered in recycled Skretting feed bags.
“This is an annual activity for Skretting Vietnam to show our commitment and support for Vietnamese farmers and the local communities,” says Van Thuy Nguyen, Skretting Vietnam Marketing and Communication Manager. “This initiative fits very well with our mission of ‘Feeding The Future’.”
“This program is really meaningful. These gifts help them so much. Not only the children but also their parents came to school very early to welcome the group enthusiastically and to look forward to receiving the gifts from the company,” said Mr Minh, a customer of Skretting in Kien Giang province. “We are very happy because we could partly support the low-income kids before the start of the new school year, and be a member of the team.”
Read more about Skretting’s commitment to local communities in our 2018 Sustainability Report.