In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) culture, Chellarams Plc has donated N5oo,ooo to four members of the Special Persons Association of Nigeria (SPAN) to cater for-their educational pursuit.
SPAN is an umbrella body for the physically challenged- visually impaired, deaf and dumb and autistic children.
Making the donation, the third of such in a five-year scholarship support, in Lagos, Group Chief Information Officer, Dr. Harbhajan Batth, said: “In fulfilling its mission statement as a responsible, responsive, competitive and quality-driven company, Chellarams would always engage in CSR activities that would impact 90 the society positively”. He added that the donation was made possible by the Murli .T. Chellaram Foundation, which was set up in 2008 to undertake charitable activities within its area of operations.
SPAN coordinator, Chidi Nwankwo, while receiving the cheque, thanked the organisation for being a reliable partner through its continued support in the past 10 years.