Wema Bank, Nigeria’s leading financial institution known for its dedication in providing meaningful solutions for societal impact marked a momentous occasion as it made a substantial donation of furniture facilities to Isalẹ-Eko Grammar School.
This heartfelt gesture, a testament to Wema Bank’s unwavering commitment to community development, was made possible through its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiative, the “Salary for Love” campaign. During this remarkable initiative, Wema Bank’s staff members selflessly contributed their one-day basic salaries, embodying the spirit of giving back and leaving a lasting impact on the lives of others.
The culmination of this initiative took place on the 19th of May 2023, at Isale-Eko Grammar School. The newly acquired furniture will undoubtedly transform the learning environment, creating a haven of comfort and inspiration for the students as they embark on their academic journeys.
Speaking at the official handover ceremony, Uchenna Obazeh, Head, Credit Risk Management and Lead Champion, Head Office/ALAT Salary for Love 2023 project at Wema Bank, emphasized the Bank’s firm belief in the transformative power of education. He commended the unwavering dedication of Wema Bank’s staff members and their resolute commitment to supporting education within the community.
According to him, “Through the ‘Salary for Love’ initiative, our employees have showcased their exceptional devotion to shaping a brighter future through education. We are humbled to contribute to the growth and development of Isale-Eko Grammar School, as we remain steadfast in our mission of corporate citizenship.”
Dr. Mukaila Olatoye, the principal of Isalẹ-Eko Grammar School, expressed deep gratitude on behalf of the institution, recognizing the profound influence this generous donation will have on the students’ educational pursuits.
In addition to the furniture donation, Wema Bank extended its support for the students by providing partial scholarship for two outstanding students from Isalẹ-Eko Grammar School to tertiary institution level. This will provide financial assistance for these exceptional students as they unlock their full potential and courageously chase their dreams.
The event ended with the students and staff of Isale-Eko Grammar School expressing their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Wema Bank for their commitment to positive societal impact.