Donation to go towards “Together Project”
Doha, Qatar 30 January 2020 – Education Above All (EAA) foundation, has announced a contribution from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Qatar LLC, which will see the chemical producer invest QR 385,000 into EAA’s Together Project.
While EAA foundation continues to tackle deep-rooted socioeconomic and geographic barriers hindering children’s education across its globally renowned programs, Together Project was launched in 2016 to bring opportunities to out-of-school-children of expatriates from disadvantaged backgrounds in Qatar. To date, Alsilm schools, run as part of the Together project, have enrolled a total of 1,496 students of 22 different nationalities, both Arabic and non-Arabic speaking.
The sponsorship by Chevron Phillips Chemical comes as part of the company’s corporate vision performance by design. Caring by choice™, whereby its aims to bring positive, measurable change to communities around the globe by making charitable investments and encouraging employee volunteerism with various organizations.
“We strive to be the neighbor of choice in the communities where we operate and seek to invest in charitable programs that improve lives around the world,” said Jay Bickett, Vice President, Qatar, for Chevron Phillips Chemical. “Together with Education Above All foundation, we look forward to improving access to education for disadvantaged populations here in Qatar.”
Maryam AL Mannai, Together Project Officer at Education Above All, said: “Education Above all is proud to work alongside partners, like Chevron Phillips Chemical, as we strive to provide all students with the inclusive and equitable quality education. As a global company employing thousands, the company understands that talent exists everywhere regardless of socioeconomic status, and given the right opportunity, any student can thrive.
According to Chevron Philips Chemical, education and workforce development is a cornerstone of its community involvement program, and it supports organizations that seek to encourage educational excellence and make positive social impacts.