SAP Employees and Partners Walk For fitness
About 50 employees and partners of SAP Nigeria engage in a Corporate Walk and Fitness programme organised by the company known for its leading role in business management software. The exercise tagged ‘Walk Better. Start Better’ is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative aimed at promoting entrepreneurship by motivating people to start businesses and keep at it while maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyles.
The fitness exercise was held in partnership with Fate Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation which promotes business and entrepreneurial development in Nigeria, the choice of workout is because of its accessibility and effectiveness at improving quality of life while discouraging a sedentary lifestyle.
Richard Edet, the Managing Director of SAP West Africa, while responding to queries from reporters said, “We are starting this wellness initiative and the plan is to do it regularly. The fitness program signifies our company’s duty to improve the health of our employees and the populace while ultimately enhancing productivity.”
As part of the company’s commitment to help businesses ‘Start Better’, a fund raiser to solicit donations was held prior to the walkathon and proceeds were used to purchase desktops which were presented through Fate Foundation to deserving entrepreneurs. Receiving the computers on behalf of Fate Foundation, Ajoke Omoware and Eniola Afinni, lauded SAP’s initiative at helping people maintain healthy lifestyles for enhanced productivity.