FBNBank staff donate to support children-focused projects

Victor Yaw Asante, FBNBank Ghana-MD/CEO, second from right, presenting the cheque to Kwadwo Akrofi Koram, President-Rotary Club, Accra Ring Road Central

The staff of FBNBank Ghana have once again reaffirmed the bank’s commitment to supporting and contributing to society by donating GH¢18,000 to the Rotary Club Accra Ring Road Central to support the Club’s children-focused activities. The Rotary Club Accra Ring Road’s child-focused project is the Berekuso Community Clinic, which is in various stages of completion.

Commenting on the donation by FBNBank Ghana Staff, Victor Yaw Asante-Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer – who is immediate past District Governor of Rotary District 9102 – said: “We at FBNBank firmly believe in our commitment to touching lives and positively impacting communities in different ways. We recognise the role of Berekuso Community Clinic in service delivery and ensuring the general well-being of people in the area. We believe the donation will go a long way toward supporting Rotary Club Accra Ring Road Central complete the project”.

President-Rotary Club Accra Ring Road Central, Kwadwo Akrofi Koram, receiving the donation said: “At Rotary, service to our communities is one of our core mandates; and extending a helping hand to communities in need is a responsibility for us all. On this note, we are grateful for the support from staff of FBNBank Ghana, who always come to our aid with implementing the Club’s child-focused projects”.

FBNBank has contributed cash totalling GH¢65,000 over the last four years to support Rotary Club Accra Ring Road Central’s children-focused projects. Some of the projects for which the bank’s staff made donations were GH¢10,000 in 2019 for refurbishing the educational and dining facilities at Akropong School for the Blind. In 2020, the bank’s staff donated GH¢10,865 for renovating and constructing classrooms and a library for the Golden Spring School in Tetegu – as well as to purchase essential equipment for the children’s cancer unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.  The bank’s staff commenced donations for constructing the Berekuso Community Clinic in 2021 with a donation of GH¢12,000; a donation of GH¢14,000 in 2022; and a donation of GH¢18,000 in 2023.

In a related development, staff of FBNBank also donated GH¢10,000 comprising cash, food items and personal effects to the House of Faith Child Development Centre at Akosombo. This Child Development Centre started 10 years ago, and they currently have 280 children with 6 in tertiary and 5 in apprenticeship. 75 of the children are currently in Senior High School and 186 are in basic school.

Presenting the donation to the Centre was Eldora Emelia Tetteh, Head-Human Capital Management and Development, who said: “At FBNBank, we prioritise giving back to the societies. We decided assist the House of Faith Child Development Centre because we believe managers of this facility are doing a great job to support the children. These children here are the future, and they have a role to play in the years to come for this country.

“It is therefore important that we extend a helping hand to this facility and its managers, in order to make it possible for these young ones to attain their full potential.”

Receiving the items, Rev. Dr. Lawrence Larry Lawal, Executive Director-House of Faith Child Development Centre, was appreciative of the bank’s kind gesture. He assured that the ultimate beneficiaries of items presented will be the children. He urged other entities to emulate the example of FBNBank and make donations to the Centre.

FBNBank has in its 27 years of operating in Ghana remained focused on putting its customers and communities first. This it has sought to do through the rich value and excellence of what the bank contributes to relationships with its stakeholders as a whole, particularly the customers.

FBNBank Ghana is a member of the First Bank of Nigeria Limited Group, which is renowned for its great customer service and general stakeholder engagement garnered over its 127 years of operation. FBNBank Ghana has twenty-four (24) branches, four (4) service points and a network of agents across the country with over 500 staff. FBNBank offers universal banking services to the individuals and businesses in Ghana.

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