NMB donates 50m/- worth of school, medical materials to public

04Feb 2019
By Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
NMB donates 50m/- worth of school, medical materials to public

PUBLIC schools and health centers in Dar es Salaam, Coast and Mwanza regions have received educational and medical materials worth 50m/-.

NMB Central Zone Manager, Nsolo Mlozi (R) handing over a computer set to Vinghawe Primary School standard seven pupil, Naomi Chitungo as part of donation to help teaching of communication and information technology subject. Photo: courtesy of NMB.

Speaking in Temeke municipality after receiving the donations, Dar es Salaam Zone Manager, Badru Iddi said the bank has been supporting efforts by the government to improve education and health sectors.

“At NMB, we understand the importance of investing in communities especial in education and health sectors,” said Iddi after handing over 287 iron sheets, 51 desks, five desktop computers to four primary schools, 50 desks to Magawa Secondary School in Mkuranga district and medical items to Nganje village health center in the same district.

The NMB Dar Zone Manager further promised to continue supporting education and health sectors this year in line with the bank’s corporate social responsibility plans.

Speaking after receiving the donations, Temeke Municipal Director Lusubilo Mwakabib paid tribute to NMB for the support saying it will go a long way in supporting government efforts to improve education and health sectors.

“I urge workers in Temeke municipality to continue working with NMB which is a true and responsible corporate citizen,”

Mwakabibi noted while also promising the country’s largest commercial bank to back efforts to improve the health sector as well.

On her behalf and other beneficiaries, Mabatini Primary School Head-teacher, Victoria Mumwi said the donations will go a long way in addressing shortages of teaching materials at most public schools in the country.

“We promise NMB that our results this year will be much better because of this timely support,” Mumwi promised.

Meanwhile in Mkuranga district, Head of Government Business Vicky Bishubo also donated education and medical materials in support public facilities while in Dodoma, the bank’s Central Zone Manager, Nsolo Mlozi made a similar donation to cap up a weekend of charity by the bank.