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EXIM BANK PLANTS 100 TREES,
DONATES FOOD ITEMS TO ELDERLY
CENTER IN MOSHI

Donates Food

Exim Bank Tanzania has planted 100 trees surrounding the Njoro Elderly Center area in Moshi, a move that has been a result of the bank’s go – green initiative which is designed in support of the government country-wide efforts towards environment conservation. 

A bank also at the same occasion donated food items to help the elderly center. The donation is a part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.

Speaking during the event, Exim Bank‘s Moshi Branch Manager, Mr. John Ngowi said environment conservation is the part of the bank’s CSR commitment which is underpinned by the bank’s go – green initiative which is aimed at supporting the government on its efforts towards protecting environment devastation.

He said the 100 hundred planted trees if well maintained, will enable the elderly center have present environment with fresh atmosphere. He said apart from tree-planting exercise, the bank also donated food items for the elderly center to help them for their up-keeping, a move which is a part of the bank’s CSR.  

“At Exim Bank we view Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as an investment in society, anchored on the principle of ‘Giving Back to the Community’. The bank’s overall CSR commitment is underpinned by four core pillars: Environment; Education; Health; and Sports Development,” said Mr. Ngowi.

Mr. Ngowi said the commitment of the bank does not only focus on increasing the balance sheet but also ensure that it gives back to the community where it operates. 

“Through the continued commitment shown by Exim Bank’s employees and management, we are sure that our bank can make a deep and lasting contribution to the development of communities across the country. 

“We hope we have contributed to a brighter future for the elderly center. This experience not only reminded us that it is important to give something back to those who are less fortunate but also taught us to work together as a team,” he said.

 

Exim Bank’s Moshi Branch Manager, Mr. John Ngowi plants a tree during a tree-planting exercise when the bank visited Njoro Elderly Center in Moshi recently. Apart from planting 100 trees on the day, the bank also donated food items to the center. Witnessing are other Exim bank’s Moshi staff. (Photo by our correspondent).

Exim Bank  Moshi Branch employees witnessing a member of Njoro Community participating a tree-planting exercise done by Exim Bank at Njoro Elderly Center in Moshi recently. Apart from planting 100 trees on the day, the bank also donated food items to the center. (Photo by our correspondent).

Exim Bank  Moshi Branch employees witnessing members from Njoro Community participating a tree-planting exercise done by Exim Bank at Njoro Elderly Center in Moshi recently. Apart from planting 100 trees on the day, the bank also donated food items to the center. (Photo by our correspondent).

 

Published: Tuesday 2nd December, 2014