Stanbic Bank Tanzania has donated TZS 9.2 million for sports gears and facilitates Tanzania Sports Writers Association (TASWA) Sports Club ahead of the team’s special friendly match against Members of Parliament (Bunge) SC in the Dodoma region.
Stanbic Bank Tanzania head of Marketing Desideria Mwegelo said they have decided to support the team as part of their involvement in Corporate Social and Responsibility (CSR), as well as to build the health of sportswriters.
Mwegelo said the match against Bunge Sports Club will see to the players striving hard to win the encounter.
“Sports are part of building a healthy body. I believe sports journalists and Members of the Parliament’s sports club will build their bodies when playing the match – even as they compete with one another. It will be part of the training for all the players,” said Mwegelo.
She explained that Stanbic Bank is very proud to be part and parcel of sports development in Tanzania. This is the second time that Stanbic Tanzania supports sports journalists.
Taswa SC Chairman Majuto Omary thanked the bank for the support, and called upon other sports stakeholders to emulate the bank’s good example.
Majuto said their club is facing a pile of challenges in its operations,and thanked Stanbic Bank Tanzania for coming on board to support it at the right time, in the right way – and for the right cause.
“This is good support for us, and we believe it will open the way for other sponsors to join the bank. I take this opportunity to call on my fellow journalists to give them maximum support in their activities,” said Majuto.
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.