Standard Bank, in partnership with United Nation Children’s Fund (Unicef) has awarded certificates to Standard Bank female employees who have been providing mentorship to primary school girls under the Keep The Girl Child In School initiatiave.
The initiative was launched in August this year and targeted girls aged between 8-15 years in three; Dedza, Salima and Mangochi.
Speaking during a ceremony held recently to present the certificates, Unicef Malawi representative, Johannes Wedeing, commended standard Bank for initiating the mentorship programme.
“We will continue to work hand in hand with the bank as well as other stakeholders to encourage girls to remain in schools,” Wedeing said.
Standard Bank Acting Chief Executive Officer, Temwani Simwaka, applauded the employees for excelling in their mentorship roles.
“It is, therefore, with a deep sense of both pride and gratitude that I stand here in honour of fellow bankers who took part in the programme. The certificates we are presenting are in recognition of their service to community and nation,” Simwaka said
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