As part of the ‘UBA Read Africa Project’, UBA Ghana donated books entitled “Fine Boys” authored by renowned writer, Eghosa Imasuen to the Teshie Library at a short ceremony in Accra.
Presenting the books on behalf of the Bank, the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Mr. Emmanuel Efo Dzakpasu expressed the Bank’s commitment to educating the African child by means of reading.
He further stated that, “The future of Africa lies in her youth and education is key, hence the UBA Foundation through the Read Africa Project, is embarking on a passionate journey to make reading a possibility for the African child.” He gave a brief description about the content of the book.
Mrs. Victoria Attipoe, Head of Retail Banking in her remark said. “Our passion for education and empowering the African has led the Bank to initiate the Read Africa Project where the bank encourages students to read books by renowned African authors, and as a fallout of this, we also undertake the National Essay Competition where winners are rewarded with scholarships of $5000, $3000 and $2000 to study in any tertiary institution of choice in Africa.
Mr. Justice Akitey, the Manager of the Teshie Library and Miss Mercy Abraham, the Library Assistant received the donations warmly and thanked UBA for its kind gesture and interest in education and development of African child. Mr. Akitey advocated for a positive attitude towards the Read Africa Project and encouraged the Bank to do more to help children across Ghana and Africa as a whole.
Since inception in 2005, UBA Ghana has established its presence in Ghana as a full financial service institution providing retail, corporate and investment banking services. The bank offers a wide range of unique banking solutions and products to its customers.
The Bank pioneered the entry of a new generation of foreign banks into Ghana in January 2005. UBA Ghana’s presence in the banking industry in Ghana over the last decade has revolutionized banking in the industry, where competitive innovation in responding to the needs of the customers has become the driving force of the industry. UBA's world class customer driven innovations have earned it the confidence of the Ghanaian public; as it continues to provide banking services to a wide variety of customers.