Responding to calls to help ease dire predicaments in several communities across the state, Obtain Financial institution Ghana has stepped up its Covid-19 aid initiatives by earmarking ₵300,000 for foodstuff, sanitary and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to over fifteen municipalities across the nation.
The beneficiary municipalities chosen for this intervention, which are dotted throughout 10 regions of the state include things like Korle-Klottey, Ayawaso East, Old Fadama, La Nkwantanang, Ashaiman Municipal, Ga East and Kpong Katamanso all in Greater Accra. The relaxation are Asokore Mampong collectively with Aboabo in Ashanti, New-Juaben in Eastern Takoradi Municipal, Fanteakwa District and Tarkwa-Nsuaem in Western Ho Municipal in Volta, Techiman Municipal in Bono East, Sanerugu in Northern, Kassena Nankana West in Upper East and Wa Municipal in Upper West.
Commenting on the donation, the Taking care of Director of Accessibility Bank, Olumide Olatunji, mentioned that the novel Corona Virus had with out doubt introduced a significant measure of untold hardships to many people throughout the place, especially the vulnerable and fewer privileged in society, as they have been deprived of their meagre livelihoods.
He mentioned that as a development associate, Accessibility Bank was grateful for the methods the Authorities has taken so far in containing the condition but indicated that, it was essential for other stakeholders in the state to lend their help in flattening the curve and shielding the daily life of every single Ghanaian across the region.
“We need to be relentless in our fight from this pandemic and that is why in addition to the quite a few protection actions we have put in location throughout our Financial institution, we proceed to prolong our help to enhance Governments attempts by providing relief to folks we operate with and stay with in the communities where by we operate”, Mr. Olatunji concluded.
Each and every of the beneficiary municipalities obtained food stuff, sanitary and personal protecting products these as gloves, sanitizers, protective encounter masks, rice, cooking oil, tomato puree, canned mackerel, soaps and toilet rolls among other people.
This brings the Bank’s fiscal contribution in the direction of the Covid-19 combat so much to above ₵1.2 million, possessing donated above ₵400,000 to Ghana’s Covid-19 reduction fund and a absolutely outfitted ambulance to cater for healthcare supply on the University of Skilled Studies campus and nearby communities.
Acquiring the items, the several Municipal Main Executives and common leaders appreciated the Bank’s attempts for achieving out to their members and encouraged people today to adhere to the preventive protocols outlined by authorities.
Access Financial institution has repeatedly led the battle and joined hands with other related stakeholders to present relief to its workforce, customers and communities within which it operates. Within the last couple months the Lender has activated its business continuity steps, whiles leveraging it is about 1,300 staff members to anchor a behavioural change and preventive instruction campaign to safeguard lives and endorse the use of its digital choices by prospects.
Some of the steps implemented by the bank also contain waivers on all interbank transfers, upward critique of limits for transactions on electronic merchandise, reliefs to business prospects seriously affected by the pandemic and free of charge webinars for consumers on actions to consider for the duration of this period to maintain progress.
Nana Adu Keremateng, Head of Corporate Communications at Obtain Lender provides goods to Albert Boakye Okyere, MCE for Ashaiman