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BUSINESS NEWS: ACCA supports out-of-school children with new initiative

BUSINESS NEWS: ACCA supports out-of-school children with new initiative

Publish date: 2022-06-19 23:28:27 | Author: Anozie Egole | Source: punchng.com

As part of measures to commemorate World Environment Day 2022, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, in collaboration with FlexiSAF Foundation and WASTE Africa has announced the launch of Recycle for Education Drive in Nigeria.

The group in a statement said that the drive was aimed at supporting vulnerable out-of-school children with access to basic education, through funding from waste recycling by its member community across Nigeria.

The statement quoted ACCA Nigeria Country Head, Tom Isibor, as saying that the collaboration aligns with ACCA’s decade-long commitment.

“The collaboration aligns with ACCA’s decade-long commitments to the UN SDGs, including partnership for the goals, to create awareness about recycling and its positive impact on the environment, towards providing access to quality education in Nigeria,” he added

Also speaking, Founder, WASTE Africa, Ms Olufunto Boroffice, described the collaboration with ACCA as timely and impact-driven, acknowledging that it was a welcome development to its partnership with the FlexiSAF Foundation”

According to the statement, WASTE Africa, a transformational organisation for the advancement of waste management in Africa, in partnership with the FlexiSAF Foundation, provides the platform for executing the project through its Bottle4Books initiative, which tackles both the rising issues of environmental litter and the alarming number of out of school children in the country.

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