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Sunlight Group: supporter of Educational Innovation with the "School Buddy" Platform at the JA Greece Pan-Hellenic Entrepreneurship Competition

Xanthi, Greece, April 25, 2024

Sunlight Group, a member of the Olympia Group, supports the participation of a school group from Xanthi and Evros with the "School Buddy" platform, in the educational program "Virtual Business", organized by the non-profit organization JA Greece.


Sunlight supports the school community of Xanthi and Evros and the virtual business School Buddy, which was developed by students from schools in the wider region, namely the Avdiron High School of Xanthi and the Feron High School of Evros. This is the most "remote" business, out of the 90 in total that took part in the educational program, which managed to stand out and be among the top 11 that qualified to participate in the Pan-Hellenic Student Competition "Best Virtual Business 2024", which will be held on April 26 in Athens.


School Buddy is a platform for the exchange of unused educational material, which undertakes the registration of surplus material in school facilities and its redistribution to schools that are in shortage. All public and private schools in the country can participate in this platform, while businesses can also participate by offering equipment as part of a sponsorship.


Ioannis Boutzikas, one of the teachers in charge of SCHOOL BUDDY said: "We feel proud of our students and their achievement.  it is very important to give opportunities to the new generation to develop and acquire necessary skills to help them in their academic and professional careers. We would like to thank Sunlight, who actively supported thel event, confirming once again that they are active supporters and on the side of the local educational community."


Spyros Nakos, Community Relations & Sustainability Manager of Sunlight Group said: "We are delighted to contribute to this unique initiative. Sunlight supports the local community and recognizes the pivotal role of education. We stand by the local school community and wish good luck to the students who will take part in the competition."


Sunlight Group, is committed to giving back to the local communities where it operates, focuses on education and training initiatives as well as activities that improve the quality of life and strengthen local health, emergency and rescue services.