EUROBANK EQUIPPED TWO COMPUTER LABS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS IN KRAGUJEVAC
27 September 2021.
Eurobank’s seventh donation within its stand-alone CSR project ‘School Designed for You’ was provided for the Secondary School of Economics in Kragujevac. The Bank provided 25 computers, a server and pertaining equipment for the Banking Computer Lab and the Insurance Company Training Computer Lab for students of this school. The donation is worth more than 1.2 million dinars, and funds were raised through the ‘Eurobank Big Heart’ Mastercard affinity credit card. The new equipment will be useful for future banking and insurance sales specialists and clerks in their further education.
Also, aiming to additionally improve quality of their education, Eurobank has, in cooperation with the ‘Laguna’ publishing company, provided all students of the Secondary School of Economics with a discount on books and the gift program in Laguna and Delfi bookstores in Kragujevac.
‘We believe that young people are the major generating force of society and that it is necessary to give them support and provide them with adequate conditions for development and advancement. We are very proud to contribute to their professional growth in these challenging times as well, with strong support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, as well as of clients, users of the Mastercard affinity credit card. So far, we have invested more than 7.2 million dinars through the ‘School Designed for You’ project, enabling better-quality education of secondary schools of economics students in Serbia,’ said Slavica Pavlović, President of the Executive Board in Eurobank.
‘This is a very important donation for the Secondary School of Economics in Kragujevac and we are grateful to Eurobank,as a socially responsible company, for recognising needs of our education system and deciding to invest in youth education. The equipment donated to this school will be of huge assistance to students, who will be better prepared for the labour market after graduation. A common goal of all of us is to invest efforts in providing high-quality conditions for work and learning,’ said First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Branko Ružić.
‘The new equipment for the computer labs will contribute to students’ higher interest in and motivation for learning and acquiring new knowledge. Also, teachers working in these computer labs are eager for additional advancement and training in banking and insurance. Eurobank confirms that it understands needs for investing in education of young people, so that they can start working in the banking and insurance sector immediately after graduation. I hope that students and teachers will embrace the privilege of using equipped computer labs for learning in the best possible manner, to everyone’s satisfaction,’ said Ivan Božović, Principal of the Secondary School of Economics in Kragujevac.
Eurobank launched the stand-alone SCR project ‘School Designed for You’ in 2018 and eight computer labs in six cities of Serbia have been equipped so far, with more than 7.2 million dinars invested up to now.