Mrs Selom Cofie-Atta, Director of Consumer Banking on the left presenting the cheque to Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams of the Action Chapel International while Mr Derek Hammond, Head of Brand and Corporate Communications and other officials of the Bank looks on. Accra, April 22, GNA – Fidelity Bank on Monday presented a cheque for GHâ‚µ10,000.00 to the Student Scholarship Foundation of the Action Chapel International (ACI) to assist needy students.
The presentation was in response to an appeal made by the church to the bank to assist with the paying of fees of students who were being supported by the Foundation.
A Fidelity Bank statement signed by Mr Derek Hammond, Head of Brand and Corporate Communications, and copied to the Ghana News Agency said.
According to the statement, the bank had made significant contributions to education in the past and recognizes the importance of supporting students to ensure that a high calibre of human resources are enriched to support the growth and development of the nation.
The donation was presented on behalf of the bank by Mrs Selom Cofie-Atta, Director of Consumer Banking.
The statement quoted Mrs Cofie-Atta as acknowledging that there were numerous students in the primary schools, secondary and tertiary institutions who were bright but were facing financial constraints.
Mrs Cofie-Atta called on individuals, organizations and members of the general public to support the foundation.
The statement said Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams received the cheque on behalf of the foundation.
It said the Archbishop expressed his appreciation to the bank for the gesture and reiterated that children were the future leaders, therefore, all efforts must be made to ensure that they acquired the necessary knowledge and skills that would propel them into the future.
Fidelity Bank is an indigenous financial institution founded and promoted by Ghanaians with a vision to building the biggest and best bank in Ghana and to create value for all stakeholders.
Fidelity Bank began its financial life as a discount house in 1998. From its successful beginning as a discount house, Fidelity transitioned its operations into universal banking in 2006 and in six years, the Bank is firmly on track to achieving its vision of becoming a world class financial institution.