NIS’ Volunteer Activities in Zrenjanin and Kikinda

May 17, 2019

Together with pupils and students from the Primary and Secondary School for Children with Special Needs “9 May” in Zrenjanin, NIS’ employees, members of the Volunteer Club painted and arranged the sports field today. In addition, a lecture was organized for the students of the Secondary School Dušan Vasiljev from Kikinda by NIS’ experts on the significant environmental topic - waste management, and ongoing projects in the area of environmental protection in the company. The high school students listened to the lectures of Nenad Marković, HSE Coordinator and Svetlana Bošković, HSE Expert Coordinator. The focus of NIS’ corporate volunteerism are activities aimed at vulnerable categories, children and youth, as well as environmental protection. Owing to these activities, among other things, the new year presents were provided for the children in the General Hospital Studenica in Kraljevo, Clinical Center in Niš, SOS Children’s Village in Niš, SOS Children’s Village in Kraljevo, and the Sremčica Home for Children, while with the activities of arrangement of Fruška Gora, Tamiš near Pančevo and the Petrovaradin Fortress, the NIS’ employees contributed to the preservation of the environment. The Project For Cleaner and Greener Schools in Vojvodina was initiated by the Provincial Secretariat for Urban Planning, Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development and the Provincial Secretariat for Education to raise awareness and personal responsibility for the care about the environment, and nurturing and preserving a cleaner and greener environment in the educational institutions in Vojvodina. “Every volunteer activity makes me happy and content, especially when it comes to children. Their smiles and joy, their effort, their blink of an eye and shivering hand while working together with us fill your heart. In such situations I understand how our small contributions mean the world to them. BRAVO for pupils and students from Zrenjanin, they have made this day very special for us”, said the volunteer Snežana Lekić.