3,000 pupils of ten primary schools of the western region will be receiving school bags from the Medine Group as from today. The distribution kick-started this Wednesday 16 May at Flic en Flac Government School, during a launch ceremony gathering Thierry Sauzier, CEO of the Medine Group, the zone 4 director of the Ministry of Education, the President of the Black River District Council and several other guests. This initiative supported by Uniciti Education Hub and organised in the event of the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius, is in line with the CSR programme of the Medine Group led by the Fondation Medine Horizons.
The Medine Group is fundamentally committed to Education and the Preservation of the Environment and, through the Fondation Medine Horizons, is committed to preserve endemic species of the island. This endeavour is supported by Casela World of Adventures, in collaboration with the National Parks and Conservation Services (NPCS).
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on May 10, 2018 in Port Louis by Paul Williams, Managing Director of Casela World of Adventures and Hon. Mahen Seeruttun, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security.
In line with its vision for Education and as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme, the Medine Group has granted this year, two full scholarships to brilliant secondary students who have produced great academic performance in their last HSC examinations but who are financially restricted. They will have the opportunity to onboard prestigious institutions of Uniciti Education Hub for its September 2018 intake, namely within Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and Middlesex University Mauritius after having been duly assessed by the respective universities.