Fidelity Bank Assists Deprived Children At Chorkor

The children and some staff of Fidelity Bank

FIDELITY BANK in
collaboration with the Give Me Hope Foundation has provided support to  30 Less Privileged children of school going
age at Chorkor to go ‘Back to School’.

The educational support which includes exercise books,
school uniforms, school bags, stationery and shoes were distributed to the less
privileged children in the community. This is part of the Fidelity-MoMo @ 10
Financial Literacy programme, a CSR initiative of the Bank targeted at
facilitating community development.

Speaking at a short but colourful presentation
ceremony at Chorkor Chemunaa in Accra, the Director of Transactional Banking, Fidelity
Bank, Gladys Thompson, stated, “community development is one of Fidelity Bank’s
core values as a financial institution and this educational support seeks to demonstrate
that,” adding that, “Fidelity Bank has led all the initiatives and innovations in
the Mobile Money space with the ultimate aim of improving lives in communities.”

Our partnership with MTN mobile money dates back to
its inception, 10 years ago, as the first partner bank for mobile money
services. Working together with MTN has been extremely successful in cultivating
the habit of saving in our communities and broadening financial inclusion. We want
to celebrate this success by giving to these young future leaders of Ghana, she
added.

On his part, the CEO of Give Me Hope Foundation,
Wisdom Dordoe, said, “Society will be a better place if we get more
organizations like Fidelity Bank to invest in the future of under-privileged
children. We are encouraged as an organization to continuously support these
children and we believe support from the Bank will boost their confidence and
that of their parents,”

The event also witnessed a special financial education
session by officials of Fidelity Bank to some parents of the beneficiaries and members
of the community at Chorkor, which focused on the need for them to save using
MoMo & Y’ello save.

As part of the Fidelity MoMo @ 10 Financial Literacy program
and CSR initiative, selected pupils in JHS were given the rare opportunity to
participate in a special tour at the Mamprobi branch of Fidelity Bank. The
objective was to let the children have a first-hand experience of the banking
hall, obtain basic education on how the bank operates and be inspired to
achieve more.

The event attracted officials of Give Me Hope
Foundation and some opinion leaders of Chorkor Chemunaa.

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