L – R (standing): Trustees of Asmau Dambatta Foundation -Hadiza Bala, Muazu Bala and Alh Balarabe Musa Bala; Non-Executive Director, Alh. Isa Mohammed Inuwa; Regional Bank Head, North-West 1; Mannir Ringim; (seating) Team Lead, Corporate Social Responsibility, Victoria Abuka; and Team Member, Brand & Communications Division, Omonsegho Ibironke (all of Fidelity Bank Plc) at the official hand over of educational materials to Asmau Dambatta Foundation, Kano State by Fidelity Bank on Thursday, January 5, 2023.
Towards supporting the delivery of quality education in the country, leading financial institution -Fidelity Bank Plc -has donated several learning materials to the Asmau Dambatta Foundation.
“At Fidelity Bank, we believe that our success as an organization is intimately tied to the fortunes of our host communities. This informs our numerous Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) interventions across the country where we work to ensure the standard of living of the communities are improved.
“For us, CSR goes beyond philanthropy to also include sustainability as we aim to empower the next generation to take on the challenges and opportunities that may come their way. What better way to do this than to help them study in a conducive environment? That is why we are donating learning materials ranging from school uniforms to classroom desks to the Asmau Dambatta Foundation today”, disclosed Alh. Isa Mohammed Inuwa, Non-Executive Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, at the brief event put together to commemorate the donation in Kano State on Thursday, 5 January 2023.
The donated items include 1,500 pieces of female uniforms, 1,500 pieces of hijabs, 1,000 pieces of male uniforms, 5,000 pieces of 60 leaves notebooks and 100 double seater desks.
Receiving the educational materials, a trustee of the foundation, Alh. Balarabe Musa Bala expressed his gratitude to the bank’s management and assured the guests that the materials would be used judiciously especially by the indigent students and community schools who are in dire need of such items.
Fidelity Bank is a full-fledged commercial bank operating in Nigeria with over 7.2 million customers serviced across its 250 business offices and digital banking channels. The bank was recently recognized as the Best SME Bank Nigeria 2022 by the Global Banking & Finance Awards. The bank has also won awards for the “Fastest Growing Bank” and “MSME & Entrepreneurship Financing Bank of the Year” at the 2021 BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards.