NAIROBI, Kenya, May 13 – Stanbic Bank’s flagship women’s proposition DADA has announced a partnership with the Rotary District 9212 that will see the bank invest in 700 sanitation stations in different parts of the country.
The sanitation stations worth approximately Sh3 million were handed over to the Rotary District 9212 Emergency Response Team in Nairobi.
Tom Bisonga the Head of Business Banking at Stanbic Bank Kenya said that the sanitation stations will play a significant role in stopping the spread of the dangerous virus.
The sanitation donation comes at a time when the Rotary District 9212 has stepped up its COVID-19 response across the country.
Through various partners, Rotary has been able to reach more than two million Kenyans across the country, with over 3,000 vulnerable families having received food hampers.
“We are pleased with the support received today. Our country is at a critical juncture in the fight against COVID 19 and we must all come together to strengthen the response effort to save lives’” said Dr. Joe Kamau, the chairman of the Rotary District 9212 Emergency Response Team
To date, Stanbic Bank Foundation together and its partner’s contribution to enhancing Kenya’s COVID-19 response has now surpassed Sh137 million making it one of the boldest strategic investments in Kenya’s private sector.
The interventions include a partnership with Base Titanium, Centum Investment Plc, Africapractice, and Valaar, which saw one hundred and ninety-two (192) ventilators committed to Kenya’s Ministry of Health.