VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Naked Brand Group Inc. (OTCQB:NAKD), a global lifestyle brand, is pleased to announce that it has helped fund the construction and installation of a fully equipped computer lab in Ghana. From day one, Naked has been dedicated to giving back to communities in need. A donation from every sale helps support Project World Citizen, a non-profit driven to empower and educate the children of Ghana. Members of Parliament, village elders and local municipal officials attended the computer lab opening in Banko.
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The school in this town had very basic equipment. Naked has been working in collaboration with the community, who donated the land, to construct and install the computer lab. The lab has approximately 30 computers with printers and internet access. This lab will significantly improve the learning experience and the ability for youth to obtain computer-based jobs.
Joel Primus, President of Naked Brand, states, "I am very thankful to have the opportunity through Naked Brand Group to make a difference for the children of Ghana. Each computer lab we are able to install gives hundreds of youth the opportunity to learn valuable computer skills and take part in a global community."
Joel Primus goes on to say, "I would also like to thank a number of companies who enabled us to increase our overall donation through their generosity. Naked would like to thank NRI for facilitating the transfer of the computer equipment from Canada to Ghana. Naked would also like to thank Clark Wilson, Meyers Norse Penny, customers and retail partners for their computer equipment donations," concluded Joel Primus.
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About Project World Citizen
Project World Citizen's goal is to assist communities in developing world's while promoting a positive and locally oriented facilitation of sustainable educational projects such as computer labs for schools. All charitable projects are uniquely chosen based on the specific needs of the communities, driven by the locals with leadership and facilitation proved by PWC.
Since 1997 NRI has been providing boutique, turn-key fulfillment services to the Apparel, Footwear, Action Sports, Outdoor and Lifestyle industries. Operating in the USA and Canada, NRI offers 3PL pick and pack services, inventory management, vendor compliance, freight, returns and repair management, EDI, Customer service, and a variety of brand support services. NRI's custom built 3PL software suite offers clients access to superior technology and seamless integrations. With years of experience and industry focus – over 50 leading brands of the Apparel, Footwear, Action Sports, Outdoor and Lifestyle industries entrust their business to the team at NRI.
About Naked Inc.
Naked is a global lifestyle brand focused on enhancing the architecture of the body. Every collection features impeccably tailored light-weight garments that seamlessly forms to your body making you feel like you're wearing nothing at all. Naked is sold in high-end boutiques and department stores throughout North America including Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew, Boys'co, and Freshpair.com. A donation from every purchase helps to support Project World Citizen, a non-profit driven to empower and educate the children of Ghana. Naked® has garnered tremendous media exposure having been featured on The View, ABC, FOX LA, (ET) Canada and on The Dragons' Den.