KCB Bank Kenya has contributed KShs.150 million towards emergency interventions to cushion vulnerable citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The funds will be channeled through the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund formed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to support Kenyans during this crisis.
“We stand with the nation to help limit the spread of the virus and ease the related economic hardships faced by the communities in which we operate in,” KCB Group CEO and MD Joshua Oigara said.
“This pandemic is a new test of our collective strength and we must work together to address it. We are committed to play our part to support this initiative and complement the Government’s effort in empowering the most vulnerable in our midst,” said Mr. Oigara who is also a Board Member of the Fund Chaired by Jane Karuku.
The contribution is in addition to the other measures the Bank has taken to cushion the customer and other stakeholders against the raging impact of coronavirus. These initiatives include a KShs. 20M donation to the Ministry of ICT in-kind— public advertisement— to fund the public health campaign.