Mwanza. CRDB Bank, Nyerere branch has donated 60 desks worth Sh5 million to Nyanza A, B and C Primary Schools in Nyamagana District, Mwanza Region.
The bank’s branch manager, Ms Naomi Mwamfupe, handed the desks to Nyamagana district commissioner Mary Tesha on Monday.
Ms Mwamfupe said the donation is part of fulfilment of the bank’s Community social responsibility policy.
“CRDB is committed to issue one per cent of its profits annually to fulfil its social obligations in supporting the government to improve health and education sectors," she said.
She called on the regional administration to open a special bank account that would provide opportunities for residents and other stakeholders to contribute for development projects.
Speaking during the event, Ms Tesha commended the efforts made by CRDB in assisting the government to improve social services. She urged other investors to emulate the move.
Speaking on behalf of Nyanza Primary School headmasters, Juvenile Kaiza said such assistance has mitigated shortage of desks in the schools by 50 per cent.
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