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CSR: Indomie restates commitment

Indomie Instant Noodles has affirmed its commitments to Corporate Social Responsibility  (CSR) initiative that will continue to have direct impact on its consumers and the communities generally.

Deepak Singhal, Managing Director of the company, in a statement disclosed that addressing social needs and developing the community in which it operate remains the most important mission that society has entrusted to the company.
Singhal noted that since inception contributing above all else to society’s sustainable development and improving its performance in this regard is reflected in the high standards the company has set for itself in its Corporate Social Responsibility Policy.

He said that plans have been concluded to further place this corporate core values at the centre of the Indomie principles and also puts it into action with stronger conviction. According to him, the company will continue to promote causes that have direct bearing on the lives of its consumers.

He said the company will in a couple of days be donating laboratory equipments to service the science and technology needs of the pupils as well as make learning of science more effective in schools. Some of the states billed for this phase of the exercise include Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Jos and Onitsha.

He stated that the company has contributed to the upkeep of abandoned and motherless children in various Motherless Homes across the country. The company has donated products as well as other materials to help sustain them.
Singhal noted that the noodles manufacturer this year has donated equipments worth several millions of naira to the pediatric unit of Massey Street Children Hospital, Lagos; Ade Oyo Maternity Specialist Hospital,

Ibadan; Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja; and Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, Port Harcourt. Some of the equipments donated include high_tech incubators, baby weighing scales, digital thermometers and sphygmomanometers, equipment for measuring arterial blood pressure.

He also expressed that the company has embarked on various water projects in Lagos and Ogun State as part of its efforts in eradicating guinea worm and other water borne diseases. Some of the beneficiaries this year are the Orile Iganmu community, Elemuro Village, Ibeju Lekki, Agbowa Community, Ikorodu, and Ijanikin Community.

Of particular note is its contributions to educational development tagged “Indomie School Project”. Via Indomie School Adoption Programs, Indomie signboards publicise the adopted schools, and the company sponsors most
school activities including sporting events. Indomie has donated more than 25,000 educational charts to over 3,000 schools in Lagos.

“Through the Indomie Fan Club, a school_based children’s club, Indomie has partnered with the Federal Road Safety Commission to educate school pupils and drivers on road safety. Spanning over 1,000 schools in Lagos, the club has become a phenomenon in the minds of the children”.


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