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Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan launched a school upgrade program to revamp underprivileged schools in the remote regions across Pakistan as part of their community service program " Healthier kids, Happier world ".

The program was launched with the renovation of an underprivileged school in Lakot, a small village near Islamabad. RB employees were personally engaged in painting walls and furnishing the classrooms with new desks and bookshelves. Trainings in communication skills and hygiene awareness were imparted to the school's faculty. In light of the RB mission to build a happier world through raising health standards for children everywhere, the children were given interactive presentations on the importance of hygiene awareness and upkeep.

On the occasion, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan's CEO Mr. Tahir Malik donated a check of Rs 4.6 Million to Save the Children's Pakistan Chapter. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Malik underscored the importance of this campaign to the company. i Our company's vision is a world where people have healthier lives and happier homes and our Community program of i Healthier Kids, Happier world" is a way to give back to the children of Pakistan".

The preliminary portion of the program will provide essential educational supplies such as books, stationary, art supplies and furniture to adopted schools.

Reckitt Benckiser (RB) is a global consumer goods leader in health, hygiene and home. The company has operations in over 60 countries, with headquarters in the United Kingdom.

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Publication:Pakistan & Gulf Economist
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Jan 13, 2013
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