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Stanbic’s bridges of hope

By Vision Reporter

Added 7th August 2007 03:00 AM

STANBIC Bank staff attracted curious onlookers in various Kampala markets when they set up camp to talk about coping with HIV/AIDS. The staff had just completed a Bridges of Hope course in which they learnt about community sensitisation.

STANBIC Bank staff attracted curious onlookers in various Kampala markets when they set up camp to talk about coping with HIV/AIDS. The staff had just completed a Bridges of Hope course in which they learnt about community sensitisation.

Some of the markets they went to were Nakawa, Kisugu, Kabalagala and Ggaba landing site markets.
Talking about the programme, Harriet Omoding, the bank’s human resource manager said: “Stanbic Bank is mindful of the impact of HIV/AIDS on our community. This course has equipped our staff with the knowledge and skills to enable us sensitise our families, peers, customers and the general public about the disease.’’

Kennedy Bayo, the regional sales and service assistant, Stanbic Bank, Gulu said: “This is another way we are giving back to the community.’’

A total of 88 staff members called ‘wellness champions’, representing various Stanbic Bank branches and business units in Uganda, attended the course.

The staff also trained students of Kibuli Secondary School, Tina School of Beauty, Kakungulu Memorial Senior Secondary School and Muyenga Secondary School.

Stanbic’s bridges of hope

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