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The UBA Foundation, the United Bank for Africa’s CSR arm has launched a UBA Community Service Day as it entrenched the “Each One Teach One” Initiative on Friday, 23 November 2018.
This initiative gives all UBA staff members across the African continent, an opportunity to give back to the community in their own way by helping the under privileged and young children acquire skills that may result in revenue generation.
The initiative is also in line with the Foundation’s focus on Economic Empowerment, Environment, Education and Special Projects.
Staff of UBA Ghana Business Offices nationwide were deployed into various communities as they joined their peers across Africa in the UBA Group’s initiative to give back to their communities.
Some of the activities that took place include reading and donation of books, entrepreneurial and financial inclusion skills, first aid training, photography skills training, make up skills training, gardening and landscaping skills among others.
The UBA Foundation believes that being socially responsible is essential and recognizes the human capital of the Bank as a valuable tool in building the community. The Foundation also believes that encouraging employees to volunteer for a cause they care about, works greater in enhancing employee fulfillment, increases team building and boosts employee morale.
Instructively, as the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the UBA Group, UBA Foundation is committed to the socio-economic betterment of the communities in which the bank operates, focusing on development in the areas of Environment, Education, Economic Empowerment and Special Projects.
UBA Foundation draws its inspiration from the Group’s intrinsic values and its mission statement; “to be a role model for African businesses, abiding by the utmost professional and ethical standards, and creating an enduring institution”.
These values have, and will always be the factors that inspire us to ‘Do Well and Do Good.’ By extending the hand of partnership to our communities, the Group aims to ensure that goodwill is cultivated and that our operations are sustainable and beneficial.
Source: African Eye Report