Freedom For Girls Project - May 2013
Prime Bank sponsored Freedom for Girls Project on 23rd May 2013 with a year’s supply of sanitary towels, with a KES. 1,000,000 donation! 2,000 girls that will be assisted with this year’s supply of sanitary towels are from: Loresho Primary School - Nairobi, Nyakach - Kisii County, Nyumbani Village Home - Kitui, Kwaela Sere school – Taita, Kitengela Academy Orphans Home - Kitengela & Leisure Rondwe Jalaram Girls High.
The picture shows girls from Loresho Primary School who received sanitary towels from Mr and Mrs Rasik Kantaria with other dignitaries who attended the function, including His Excellency Mr and Mrs Haskil, Israeli Ambassador, Ms Caroline Mutoko, and Vickie Winkler, Director of the HEART Trust.
a) Donation to MP SHAH Hospital & RED CROSS
Following the Westgate attacks: The chairman of Prime Bank donated Kshs. 1 Million to MP SHAH Hospital in recognition of the remarkable efforts taken by the hospital and its entire team to handle victims of the atrocious terror attack at the Westgate Mall. To aid and support the efforts of
Red Cross Kenya which played a crucial role during the period of the terror attack at Westgate Mall, Prime Bank in partnership with Rotary Club of Nairobi & Nairobi County Government – represented by Deputy Governor, Mr. Jonathan Mueke – donated items towards supporting the blood donors and volunteers at the emergency ‘Blood Bank’ set up at Uhuru Park to collect blood for victims of the Westgate Siege.
b) Freedom For Girls Project 2013:
Prime Bank once again stepped up to champion the “Freedom For Girls” project 2013 with Kshs. 1 Million donation! The project provides 2000 girls from various schools with a years full supply of sanitary towels. It is a project initiated by Rotary District 9200 and Lions Multiple District 411A in partnership with Health Education Africa Resource Team (HEART) as the implementing partner. The project has reached 100,000 girls so far.
c) Open Heart Surgery – KNH Hospital:
Prime Bank sponsored a “Children Open Heart Surgery” mission at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) by MEAK in November 2013. Through this sponsorship, 18 operations, at least half of which were extremely complex, were successfully completed. These children had little hope of survival as they required intervention from skilled cardiac doctors.
d) St. Mary’s Mission Hospital:
For yet another year, Prime Bank supported St. Mary’s Mission |Hospital in their noble endeavor to give back sight to numerous patients suffering from blindness caused by cataracts. The Kshs. 500,000 will assist over 100 patients undergo successful cataract operations.
e) UASIN GISHU HIGH SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP:
Prime Bank supported the needy students of Uasin Gishu High School with a KES 200,000 donation. UGHS is a day school with a population of 964 bright students – who largely come from the slum areas of Eldoret town and are very needy.
f) MP SHAH HOSPITAL – KANTARIA WARD:
Prime Bank sponsored and donated KES 7Mn towards the renovation and refurbishment of the Kantaria Ward at M.P Shah Hospital. The ward – which was officially opened on 28th July 2013 - is a 30 bed ward consisting of private self-contained and duplex rooms in addition to general ward beds. It has been transformed into an ultra-modern state of the art facility with the aim of improving efficiency to better handle patient flow and safety. The renovation exercise was generously sponsored by the Rasiklal and Rajnikant Kantaria families, after whom the ward is named. The total cost of the refurbishment amounted to over KES 40Mn
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