Supreme Foundation Donates Essential Classroom Supplies and Textbooks to Educational Center in Kabul

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Around 70 Per Cent of Afghanistan’s Population Is Under the Age of 25; Education Is Key Tool for Future Stability

Students at the Karwan Elm Education Center

Around 70 per cent of Afghanistan’s population is under the age of 25. This represents a great opportunity, as education can play a huge role in ensuring the future peace and prosperity of our country.

Supreme Foundation, a registered charitable trust established by the global supply chain solutions provider Supreme Group, has made a donation of essential classroom supplies and textbooks for students at the Karwan Elm Educational Center in Kabul. It is the third school since April 2013 to benefit from the Foundation’s ongoing education program, which provides support to disadvantaged students in Afghanistan.

Supreme Foundation donated text books, tables, chairs, white boards, notice boards and stationery school kits to the Center, as well as teacher supplies such as encyclopedias, multi-lingual story books and art materials. Karwan Elm Educational Center is an independent, non-profit, non-political institution that provides education to around 200 students, half of which study for free.

Farhad Nasiri, Director of the Karwan Elm Education Center, said: “Around 70 per cent of Afghanistan’s population is under the age of 25. This represents a great opportunity, as education can play a huge role in ensuring the future peace and prosperity of our country. We need support from organizations, as many students are too poor to receive a formal education, so we are grateful for the assistance of Supreme Foundation.”

Victoria Frost, Supreme Group’s Director of Communications and Treasurer of Supreme Foundation, added: “Supreme Foundation makes investments in projects that help children to develop the skills and knowledge to lead successful and sustainable lives. Our assistance has helped thousands of children and families survive amidst the ravages of brutal winters, wars, famines and severe deprivation. We are proud to work with community leaders to achieve real results and improve the lives of children.”

Supreme Foundation aims to alleviate hardship and improve the health, education and living conditions of disadvantaged children in conflict areas and remote regions around the world where Supreme Group operates. The Foundation has made substantial investments in schools, healthcare facilities, and housing developments in Bosnia, the Ivory Coast and Afghanistan.

Supreme Group is a leader in the provision of end-to-end supply chain solutions in some of the world’s most challenging and remote locations. The Group has operated in Afghanistan for more than 10 years in support of many of the world’s leading organizations, governments and diplomatic missions. For more information, visit http://www.supreme-group.net.

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About Supreme Group:

Founded in 1957, Supreme Group is a global leader in the provision of end-to-end supply chain solutions to defense, government, and energy & extractives sector clients around the world. For more than fifty years, the company has provided critical, life-sustaining services that empower clients to accomplish missions in challenging and austere environments.

Supreme offers a unique breadth of capabilities – ranging from procurement, transportation and storage through to technology and full site services. Today, its legacy of proven and trusted performance in challenging environments spans more than fifty years; covering 30 nations and five continents.

Supreme has a long history of supporting international organizations and governments. Its current clients include the United Nations (UN), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and leading military forces including the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). Over the years, the company has also partnered with many private sector clients.

The Group’s excellent reputation is built on the key strengths of delivering where others cannot; implementing rapid response solutions; and creating fully integrated supply chain solutions. Today, Supreme is a 100% privately owned and financially independent organization; with the financial strength to tackle even the most complex supply chain challenge.

As a socially responsible company, Supreme Group strives to maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity across operations at all times. It is committed to respecting people and the environment; nurturing community development; implementing sustainable business practices; and giving back to the communities in which it operates.

Supreme’s ‘local first’ approach means that the company supports the communities in which it operates through creating employment and development opportunities, the use of local service providers, and local product utilization. In some areas of Afghanistan, up to 65 per cent of the company’s workforce are Afghan Nationals.

More information on Supreme Group can be found by visiting http://www.supreme-group.net.

For other enquiries, please contact:

Carissa Crowley
External Communications Manager
Supreme Group
Business Mobile: +971 (0) 56 6819085 (UAE)
carissa.crowley(at)supreme-group(dot)net

Victoria Frost
Director of Corporate Development, Marketing & Communications
Supreme Group
Business Mobile: +971 (0) 56 6832123 (UAE)
victoria.frost(at)supreme-group(dot)net

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