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01.02.2007 General News

Stanchart Gives 4.8b To [email protected]

By Times Reporter
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Mr Ebby Essoka (second from right), Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, presenting a cheque for ¢4.8 billion to Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana @50 Secretariat, at a ceremony in Accra on Tuesday.

Those looking on include Nii Okai (right), Head of Corporate Affairs, West Africa, Stanchart, and an official of the Ghana @50 Secretariat.

Under the package, the bank will provide cash of ¢500 million to support programmes lined up for the celebration.

The remaining ¢4.3 billion will be used to roll-out 'The Standard Chartered Ghana @50 Future Leaders Programme', which is focused on the development of future leaders to ensure that the country accomplishes its various developmental milestones.

The bank will also distribute 5,000 dual desks to 50 deprived schools in the country and 49,500 mosquito treated nets to the public.

Picture: John Senu

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