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“!Ganuka Standard Bank, Miwi! Eh! Standard Bank” were the echoes of gratitude from 150 San learners of Goieie Hoop Primary School in the Epukiro Constituency of the Omaheke Region when Standard Bank recently donated to each child a school uniform, shoes, a mattress, a pillow, bed sheet and a warm winter blanket to the tune of N$227 162.81. Thirty of the 150 learners who also benefited from this donation were from the Ovatue and Ovatjimba marginalised groups.
‘Namibia is our home, we drive her growth.’ For Standard Bank this growth not only speaks to Namibia’s economic progress, but also in addressing the developmental challenge of the country’s housing shortage through its flagship Corporate Social Investment (CSI).
Buy-A-Brick initiative launched by Namibia’s First Lady Monica Geingos and Chief Executive Vetumbuavi Mungunda on the 12th of October 2015.
On 6 June 2016 Standard Bank launched its 2015 Sustainability Report.
“The decision taken by the SBN Holdings Board of Directors to publish a sustainability report for stakeholders is based on the belief that our ongoing sustainability is directly linked to us being a valuable member of our communities and of broader society, now and in the future,” explained Vetumbuavi Mungunda, Chief Executive of Standard Bank, at the launch event.
Mungunda highlighted: “In a complex, perilous and uncertain world, sustainability reporting is playing a vital role in reframing the meaning of value.”
On Tuesday, 14 June 2016 Standard Bank announced its commitment to
co-sponsor the 17th Economist Businesswomen Conference to the amount of
N$85 000. The conference aimed at uplifting and empowering Namibian businesswomen will take place in Ongwediva on 11 August 2016.
While N$80 000 is geared towards facilitating the conference, the remaining N$5000 is allocated as start-up capital for the Best SME Competition being run by the Economist Businesswomen Club.