Stanbic Bank Tanzania has donated equipment worth TZS 9.1 million to Lemara primary school in Arusha and Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Dar es Salaam.
TZS 4.4 million worth of equipment has gone to support the renovation of key facilities at Lemara Primary School, while TZS 4.7 million was for equipment and supplies to Ocean Road Cancer Institute.
The donations are part of the bank’s programs to support the dispensation of quality health services to cancer patients and support the government in its efforts to continue providing quality education to Tanzanians.
The donations are a reflection of Stanbic’s commitment to being one of the drivers towards economic development by investing in improving the livelihood of Tanzanians through various social investments.
Stanbic Bank’s Arusha Branch Manager, Arnold Moshi, said that the availability of good quality sanitation facilities in schools is important for a healthy learning environment and should be made a priority in all schools around the country.
“The donation will help restore the toilets at the school ensuring comfort, functionality and a healthy environment preventing any outbreak of disease,” said Moshi.
Commenting on the equipment and supplies donated to the Ocean Road Cancer Institute, Stanbic Bank’s Industrial Branch Manager Mabula Kikuli, said, “As a bank, we are committed to ensuring long positive change in the fight against cancer. We believe that continuous investment in Tanzania’s health sector will lead to stronger, more sustainable and healthier communities.”
The Executive Director of the Ocean Road Cancer Institute Dr. Julias Mwaiselage, hailed the bank for its contribution and commitment to improving the quality of healthcare cancer patients receive.
Stanbic Bank Tanzania is part of the Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets. Stanbic Bank Tanzania provides the full spectrum of financial services.
Its Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) division serves a wide range of requirements for banking, finance, trading, investment, risk management and advisory services. Corporate & Investment Banking delivers this comprehensive range of products and services relating to: investment banking; global markets; and global transactional products and services. Standard Bank’s corporate and investment banking expertise is focused on industry sectors that are most relevant to emerging markets. It has strong offerings in mining and metals; oil, gas and renewables; power and infrastructure; agribusiness; telecommunications and media; and financial institutions.
Stanbic Bank Tanzania’s Personal and Business Banking unit (PBB) offers banking and other financial services to individuals and small-to-medium enterprises. PBB serves the increasing need among Africa’s small business and individual customers for banking products that can meet their shifting expectations and growing wealth.