First Discount House a subsidiary of FDH Financial Holdings, recently donated K2 million to Monkey Bag Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) to be used for purchasing classroom desks. First Discount House Managing Director Mike Chiwalo said the donation had been made through the FDH Financial Holdings’ Mentorship Programme which is being implemented with an aim of empowering secondary school students to become productive citizens.

“We have a programme called FDH Cares which is one of the key projects we are implementing to help government achieve a sustainable development goals,” Chiwalo said.

Chiwalo said the FDH Cares Programme is also sponsoring needy university students in the country. In his remarks, Head teacher for Monkey Bay CDSS Mike Masala describes the donation as timely. Malasa said about half of the learners had no desks, which was demotivating to them; hence the coming in of the desks will greatly improve performance for a lot of learners.