A grant agreement was signed between Summit Group and Prothom Alo Trust, on October 28 to continue with financial assistance to all six schools of ‘Alo'r Pathshala’, located in remote areas of Bangladesh, for two more years.
About 1,200 students study in these six schools where early marriage among girls has drastically been reduced and student dropouts have substantially decreased.
The pass rate among the students of ‘Alo'r Pathshala’ at Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations have consistently been hundred percent. For the past 12 years, Summit has been supporting all the schools of ‘Alo'r Pathshala’ in full.
The director of Summit Group and member of CSR committee Azeeza Aziz Khan, chairman of Prothom Alo Trust and chairman of Envoy Group, Kutubuddin Ahmed, managing trustee of Prothom Alo Trust and editor of Prothom Alo Matiur Rahman, managing director of Summit’s Turbine Division ANM Tariqur Rashid, managing director and CEO of Summit Bibiyana Power Company Limited SM Noor Uddin, CEO of Summit Meghnaghat Power Limited Md Reaz Uddin signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.