Social engagement by Logwin trainees - a Christmas initiative with Save the Children
Grevenmacher / Aschaffenburg – For many years, Logwin has been actively supporting national and international aid organizations. It is important for the company that social responsibility also takes place during training so the logistics provider regularly supports social projects that are organized and implemented by trainees. This year, a Christmas initiative by trainees took place for the first time in cooperation with Save the Children Deutschland. As part of a one day workshop on the challenges for humanitarian aid, 45 Logwin third-year trainees used specific Save the Children projects to work out the special significance that logistics has in aid activities. By closely examining the subject, the trainees had the opportunity to develop their own solutions to problems and to experience that being involved in social projects also helps them to develop personally. The workshop left an enduring impression on the trainees: "The day spent with Save the Children was great fun and, especially in the time leading up to Christmas, made me aware of how important it is to be socially involved and what each and every one of us can do", said the Logwin trainee Jannik Hopf. Dr. Joana Bätz, the Logwin personnel manager responsible for the event, was impressed by the interest shown by the trainees: "Social engagement is very important to us as a company. We are therefore delighted with the involvement by our trainees and the empathy and conscientiousness they have shown for social projects. It of course also helps team spirit among the trainees and reinforces social skills."
Logwin handed over a cheque for €25,000 to Save the Children Deutschland at the end of the workshop. The donation from the logistics service provider is to finance an aid project in India that will give children and youths access to education. Jessica Sommer, head of the corporate partnerships department at Save the Children Deutschland was delighted with the financial support: "We have had a reliable partnership with Logwin for many years and are really pleased that we are continuing our work together. After the workshop, all the trainees will be regularly informed on the progress of our aid projects."
With its donation to Save the Children Deutschland, Logwin again underlines how important to the company the topic of long-term social responsibility is and the training of adolescents. As a globally active provider of logistics with over 200 trainees alone in Germany, it is especially important to the company to help young people at home and abroad to acquire solid training.