September 24th, 2014:
National Bank has donated 15 desktop and 5 laptop computers valued at Ksh1.7 million to the Teachers Service Commission to assist computerize the commission. Handing over the computers to TSC Secretary Gabriel Lengoiboni, National Bank Managing Director and CEO Munir Sheikh Ahmed said the donation underlines the bank’s full commitment to promoting capacity development as a pillar of its corporate social responsibility.
“We’re happy to donate these computers to the Teachers Service Commission. The Commission serves hundreds of thousands of teachers annually, and this donation will improve the technology that is available to the commission in undertaking its duties towards teachers across the country,” said Mr. Ahmed. He added:
“At National Bank, we believe that a part of our responsibility as corporate citizens is to give back to the community. To underline our deep commitment to making a difference in people’s lives, we are guided by an existing policy and the Bank commits a substantial budgetary allocation each year to CSR initiatives with focus on education, health, environment, sports and vulnerable groups.” Receiving the computers, Mr Lengoiboni thanked the Bank for the donation and pledged to use the computers judiciously.
‘The Commission has been integrating technology in its service delivery to over 250,000 teachers. We are grateful to National Bank as this donation will go a long way in helping the commission achieve the goal of automating its systems sooner,” Mr Lengoiboni he said.
National Bank is a fully fledged Commercial Bank established in 1968 to provide Kenyans access to finance. It has since grown to be one of the largest commercial banks in the country with staff of 1800, a growing network of 75 branch outlets across the country, 140 ATMs and electronic channels of Mobile and Internet Banking.
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National Bank offers Corporate Banking, Business Banking, Retail Banking and Islamic Banking with an extensive portfolio of products and financial solutions tailored for the requirements of a broad spectrum of customer segments it serves.
A wide spectrum of products are offered by the bank to meet customer needs including, Financing, Trade Services, Mortgages, Account Services, Custody Services, Islamic Banking, Cards Services, among others. The Bank has a Centralized Information Communication Technology System (also referred to as “branchless”) aimed at improving controls, efficiency and customer service.
To position itself strongly as a business-centric Bank and forge strong relationships with the business community, the Bank has introduced new innovative products and services tailored to meet the unique needs of its business banking customers including Trade Finance facilities to facilitate the Import and Export sector; LPO financing facilities to support Business owners to service their tenders; Jenga Biashara deposit and loan products for customers in the Micro segments; and Asset Finance for the acquisition of capital and moving assets.
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