Banks launches ‘Skip be fit’ school programme

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Carlton Joao (extreme left) and Deputy Permananet Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Geneveive Blackman (second right) shake on the sponsorship in the presence of Olato Sam and Banks DIH PRO, Troy Peters.
Carlton Joao (extreme left) and Deputy Permananet Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Geneveive Blackman (second right) shake on the sponsorship in the presence of Olato Sam and Banks DIH PRO, Troy Peters.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Banks DIH in conjunction with the Ministry of Education launched the secondary school ‘Skip be fit’ programme on Monday, January 19 at their Thirst Park branch.

The programme will promote health and physical education in schools and has the potential to develop into a competitive tournament.

Sales and Marketing Manager of Banks DIH, Carlton Joao was extremely pleased to team with the Ministry of Education on the project.

“Banks remain committed to the health of our consumers and programmes or concepts that promote health in communities and those that we support and that is why Coca Cola has come onboard as the main sponsor of this programme.

“We cannot undervalue programmes such as these and what the type of interaction does and we must congratulate the Ministry of Education on this effort,” Joao stated at the launching.

Chief Education Officer (CEO) of the Ministry of Education, Olato Sam was grateful to Banks DIH for their support towards the programme.

“All of these things (the ‘Skip be fit’ programme) complement the education process, we started it last year in Region 10and that was the impetus to take it nationally and we must thank Banks,” Sam stated.

The programme will go hand-in-hand with the Physical Education programme for Mashramani.

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