5000 Zaporizhzhia Children Received School Kits from Metinvest as a Gift


As a part of the annual corporate program “First Time – First Class!”, Zaporizhzhia Metinvest enterprises – Zaporizhstal, Zaporizhogneupor, Zaporizhkoks and Zaporizhzhia Foundry and Mechanical Plant – presented more than 5,000 schoolchildren – children with school bags and school supplies. For those purposes, the company allocated about UAH 3 million.

On August 27 to 28, a festive entertainment program was organized on Mayakovsky Square in the city of Zaporizhzhia, during which children of employees of Metinvest enterprises were presented gifts on the Day of Knowledge. First graders received school bags with all the necessary educational supplies, and children from 7 to 16 years old received, as a gift, a complete set of stationery necessary for study.

“Every year, according to a good tradition, Metinvest congratulates Zaporizhzhia children on the Day of Knowledge, providing them with all the necessary educational supplies for the school. We sincerely wish children to confidently follow the road of knowledge, expand their horizons and erudition,”said Rostyslav Shurma, Director General of Zaporizhstal.

From September 1, more than 65 thousand schoolchildren will sit at school desks in Zaporizhzhia, and every twelfth child will begin the school year with gifts from the Metinvest Group.

The corporate program “First Time – First Class!” covers all school-age children whose parents work at the Group’s enterprises. In 2019, more than 30 thousand schoolchildren will receive school supplies from Metinvest.