Ecobank has donatedÂ Â food and other domestic items to 40 Homes and Orphanages across the country.
The project which is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities under its â€œEcobank Caresâ€ Project had staff of the bank simultaneously visiting the Homes and Orphanages in 27 cities located in the six geo-political zones.
Speaking on the Ecobank Cares initiative, Mr. Ayotunde Kuponiyi, Regional Manager in Lagos said the bank decided to provide itâ€™s token in the form of food and other items to the selected Homes and Orphanages as a way of expressing its love and care.
In his words â€œit is our own little way of giving back to the society where we live and work. It is the desire of Ecobank to ensure these group of people are always remembered, especially at a time like this when the world is celebratingâ€.
Mr. Kuponiyi said the bank is passionate about supporting the youth, women, children and the underprivileged.
These are key drivers for its Corporate Social Responsibility activities that focuses on Health, Education, Environment, Entrepreneurship, Culture, and Research.
According to him, the bank is currently sponsoring the Entrepreneur 2, which has its main objective to empower small business owners, promote entrepreneurship through investments in innovative enterprises, educate people on the numerous strategies of pitching business ideas, and contribute to poverty alleviation in the society.
The â€œEcobank Caresâ€ Project, a special scheme of the bank is tasked to identify non profit initiatives with human face.
Ecobank is incorporated as a public limited liability company on October 7, 1986, Ecobank Nigeria is a subsidiary of Africaâ€™s leading independent banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI).
Â Ecobank is a full-service bank providing wholesale, retail, investment and transaction banking services and products to governments, financial institutions, multinationals, international organizations, medium, small and micro businesses and individuals.
Ecobank is listed on the stock exchanges in Lagos, Accra and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) – the BRVM. The Group is owned by more than 180,000 local and international institutional and individual shareholders.
Ecobank affiliates and offices are spread across 31 countries, namely: Benin, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, CÃ´te dâ€™Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Zambia as well as France and UAE (Dubai).