Credit Corporation donates to improve literacy

Buk Bilong Pikinini (BbP) received a K20,000 donation from Credit Corporation (PNG) Limited to support its literacy programme and annual activities.

According to Chief Executive Officer Danny Robinson, the donation is part of the finance company’s three-year sponsorship commitment with a similar donation presented to BbP in 2021.

“It is pleasing to see that BbP’s early learning program helps children to build a solid foundation for future education. We are proud to be part of the BbP club and will continue to support the excellent work that they are doing in the country,” said Robinson.

BbP is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to increase literacy rates in Papua New Guinea through the establishment of children’s libraries and the provision of high-quality education programs and books.

BbP Founder Anne-Sophie Hermann, thanked Credit Corporation for its continued support over the years, saying, “For the past five years Credit Corporation has been supporting BbP with storage facilities which has helped us not only store and manage our books but also support our early childhood education program and restore hundreds of school libraries around the country.’’

“With the support of corporate sponsors such as Credit Corporation, BbP has been able to establish a total of fifteen library learning centers throughout the country,’’ she further added.

Apart from the library learning centers, BbP runs programs that include an early childhood literacy, numeracy and awareness program, a special needs program and a teacher training program all aimed at improving literacy and access to education.