Union Savings and Loans Company has taken financial literacy to the
door-steps of traders and other users of the Dome market in Accra.
The company also collaborated with waste management company, Zoomlion,
to hold a three-hour clean up exercise in and around the market to
promote environmental health among the traders, shoppers, drivers and
other users of the market.
These activities, according to the management of Union, were in line
with the company’s corporate social responsibilities. Employees of the company led by some top management staff cleaned up the market and also shared ideas with the people on ways to keep the market tidy at all times.
The officers from Union also took the people in the market through book-keeping, tips on business and financial management as well as
basic banking practices.
The company also presented 10 waste bins to the Ga East Municipal Assembly to support the assembly’s environmental health promotion
efforts. The Head of Business at Union Savings and Loans, Mr Dominic Donkoh, who presented the bins said, “Wherever Union operates, we will
continually support the local authorities to meet the basic needs of
He hinted that, “Union may consider feasible proposals from district
assemblies for public-private partnerships geared towards infrastructural development as well as other development oriented
activities as part of our corporate social responsibilities”.
To help make banking products and services more attractive to the
people, Mr Donkoh said Union holds financial clinics periodically at
its branches, during which customers are taken through banking tips.
The Manager of the Dome branch of Union Savings, Mr Elvis Mensah
assured the traders, commercial drivers and all the people in the area
of the company’s unflinching support for their businesses.
The Coordinating Director of the Ga East Municipal Assembly, Mr Martin
Dasan promised that the assembly will soon gravel the grounds in the
market to prevent the place from getting muddy whenever it rained. He thanked Union for the kind gesture and also charged the people who use the market to keep it clean at all t at all times.