One of the country’s leading clothing retailers, Fashion Bug conducted and hosted an effective career guidance programme under its progressive Sisu Dirimaga CSR programme at Zahira College, Hambantota.
This education oriented programme was conducted for Tamil medium students and offered mentorship and career guidance support to help these school children make progressive life and career decisions in the future.
The conveyor of this event was WinSYS network Chairman and Professional Counselor Ziyam Abdeen. Fashion Bug Director Shabier Subian emphasised the importance of this event for school children and aspiring young adults. He also mentioned that: “Fashion Bug strives to give the best opportunity possible for the next generation to aspire in life by providing them with best guidance, support and motivation needed. This is undoubtedly a golden opportunity for us to express a great sense of humanity to the society. Fashion Bug has continued to grow successfully and has not failed to demonstrate its outmost commitment to recognise the need to promote and support the future through Sisu Dirimaga programme which demonstrates Fashion Bug as a responsible corporate citizen.”
This exclusive career guidance programme was attended by 200 students and was coordinated by the zonal education office of Hambantota. The newest initiative under Fashion Bug’s award-winning Sisu Dirimaga project has already helped over 12,000 students around Sri Lanka. This time the career guidance programme under the Sisu Dirimaga project was conducted exclusively for Tamil medium students at Zahira College, Hambantota.
Fashion Bug spends millions annually on various CSR projects that has been carried out around the island in various sectors addressing different concerns from sports, education, health, public services and beyond. Fashion Bug commenced operations in 1994 as a partnership business between four partners with a staff of just 15. At present, with over 17 stores throughout the country with a workforce of over 1,250 employees, Fashion Bug stands strong as one of the leading clothing stores in Sri Lanka catering with the fashion motto and promise of ‘changing lifestyles’.