Abans presents laptops to deserving students
Abans completed the second stage of their CSR initiative 'From your
laptop to their future' by presenting 18 Toshiba laptops to deserving
university students at the Ministry of Higher Education premises
recently.Minister of Higher Education S. B. Dissanayake made the
presentations. Abans, Senior Brand Manager Chatura Jayawardana, Abans
and ministry officials were also present.
The 18 students with excellent performance but who could not afford
to purchase a laptop were selected from government universities
islandwide. They were recommended by the academic staff of the
Abans is an authorised partner for Toshiba. Understanding the
importance that computers provide in today's world, in education and in
enhancing the knowledge of students, Abans took up the challenge as a
CSR initiative to provide Toshiba laptops to deserving students.
This is the first time that a laptop donation drive of such magnitude
is being carried out by a single corporate entity in Sri Lanka. Rather
than limiting the donation to a few educational institutes, this
initiative of Abans will benefit students from all over the island.
Abans generously contributed Rs. 1,000 from the sale of each Toshiba
laptop from February 15 to April 30.