BESTSELLER EMPLOYEES HELPED MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY DONATING A PART OF THEIR NEW YEAR’S GIFT TO THREE HUMANITARIAN PROJECTS IN INDIA, CHINA AND AFRICA. FOLLOWING THE EMPLOYEE DONATIONS, BESTSELLER AND BESTSELLER FUND TOPPED UP THE DONATION TO THE FULL AMOUNT OF DKK 3.5 MILLION.
Brande, Denmark, 2014-2-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The money is distributed to each project according to votes received from BESTSELLER’s employees. 42 % voted for the project in China, while the projects in India and in Africa each received 29 % of the votes.
Following the cyclone Phailin, BESTSELLER FUND’s partner, Aktion Børnehjælp, is currently visiting the affected areas in the Orissa region to assess how we can help the thousands of victims that were left homeless.
On 18 February, BESTSELLER FUND participated in the official launch of a development project that will specifically improve the situation for children in the poor Hubei province. In the coming months, our partners and the villagers in Hubei will start to plan the establishment of activity centres.
The construction of the chicken houses for the African entrepreneurs is progressing as planned. The first team of enthusiastic agricultural entrepreneurs has been selected for the project. They will soon start to receive training and equipment to establish the first chicken production.