Agility Thailand employees participated in their second Global Education Drive project over the course of three months, donating school supplies, and offering 33 scholarships to a total 314 students in a local school, located in a disadvantaged area near a national forest.
Agility Iraq renovates washroom facilities and outfits classrooms for a girls’ school in Basra that enrolls 500 students a semester.
Agility Philippines employees helped prepare a local elementary school, which supports more than 2,150 students, for the coming school year by donating paint and cleaning supplies.
Agility Bangladesh continues to support the Gulshan Literacy Program, with seven dedicated employee volunteers tutoring 460 children four times a week in English, general knowledge, and computer skills.
Agility launched a community vocational training program at the Agility Logistics Park (ALP) in Tema, Ghana, in collaboration with Oiada International, a local NGO, to provide free vocational and technical training to 180 local young adults in electrical work, brickmaking, and basic IT and computer skills. The goal is to empower students to find employment using the practical skills they learn in the program.
Agility supports the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR Competition) for the third consecutive year. IFR is designed to attract the best tech-driven solutions addressing the refugee crisis and reward innovative solutions for life threatening challenges faced by refugees worldwide.
Agility Kuwait took part in the mentorship and training of 55 students enrolled in this year’s LOYAC KON Social Entrepreneurship Program, in collaboration with Babson College.
National Aviation Services (NAS) is the fastest growing aviation services provider in emerging markets, offering a range of airport and air freight services across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Wherever NAS builds new ground handling or cargo management infrastructure, implements digital airport systems, or builds and operates lounges, it trains local employees to a high international standard, offering employment opportunities and building local skills.
In 2018, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recognized NAS Uganda, formerly Entebbe Handling Services Limited (ENHAS), as a Top Performing IATA Accredited Training School (ATS) in Africa and the Middle East. That year, the school trained 477 individuals, offering a range of aviation industry training programs for NAS employees, local and international aviation customers.
In Tanzania, NAS recently offered fresh grads a comprehensive internship program to help build awareness about the different types career alternatives available in the aviation industry, and encourage young people to join the private sector.
The company also has a Train-the-Trainer program, which gives promising employees the opportunity to travel to other cities as trainers, bringing new learning with them. NAS also offers opportunities for international employment, including past programs to recruit Rwandan and Ugandan employees from overseas to join the company operations in Kuwait.