CSO: Stanbic Bank Uganda CEO Patrick Mweheire hands over some items to Rev. Dismus Bwesigye, the Chaplain of Butabika Hospital.

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Stanbic Bank Uganda is giving back to society this festive season, injecting a whopping Shs 25 million towards various charitable activities.

According to officials five orphanages and homes are to benefit from part of Stanbic Bank’s donations that aim at transforming lives through supporting the less privileged and vulnerable in society.

Stanbic Bank Uganda officials donate items to Missionaries of the Poor in Kisenyi, in a city downtown area.

These recipient institutions include Missionaries of The Poor, Teresa Home, School for the Disabled, Butabika Hospital and Rahab Girls, with 528 beneficiaries.

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Today, Stanbic’s Senior Executives and volunteering staff visited Missionaries of the Poor in Kisenyi and Butabika Children’s Ward in Luzira to make physical donation of items for the children.

The donated items included Rice, Sugar, Soap, Cooking Oil, a Goat, Biscuits, sweets and a Christmas cake, books and children’s reading materials.

Speaking at the donation handover ceremony, Stanbic Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Patrick Mweheire said: “We are very pleased to spending time with the children and sharing the joy of giving this Christmas season. We hope that our contribution will be touching the lives of the most vulnerable in our communities and bring smiles to the children during this festive season.”

Stanbic’s total contribution of Ugshs 25 million has been raised as part of the support to the Kampala Christmas Carols Festival which will be taking place on Sunday December 18 at the Kampala Serena, where the less privileged children will be part of the celebrations and will enjoy a Christmas meal and other festivities.