Wema Bank empowers traders


Wema Bank Plc employees said they are building a pool of funds for the empowerment of disadvantaged women to expand their scope of activity under the auspices of “Project Ferry”.

He said in a statement Monday titled “Wema Bank Employees Empower Underprivileged Women Traders in Ferry Community” that this was part of his corporate social investment initiative.

“Through the Pay for Love initiative, employees of the Lagos Region Bank led by the project champions have selected 47 disadvantaged women from the ferry community of Oworoshoki, Lagos, for the provision of funds for the project. ‘priming,’ he said.

Speaking at the financial empowerment / literacy ceremony where debit cards loaded with cash were presented to beneficiaries, mainland Lagos regional manager Ms. Aramide Awosanya said the bank wanted them help grow their businesses and be successful.

She advised recipients to separate the seed fund grants from the money for social activities, reminding them that it is for business expansion.

Awosanya said, “Funds donated by our employees from their salaries are not used to buy clothes, shoes or organize parties.

“Rather, the money is used to help you grow your business, make more profit and be successful. So, don’t spend it lightly.

“When we see you again in a few months, we want to see change, we want to see progress, and we want to see signs of prosperity.”

Also speaking at the event, the head of the retail segment of the bank, Mr. Mudashiru Hakeem, described the bank and its employees as good corporate citizens who rejoice in the well-being and success of people in their lives. host communities.

She advised them to keep good accounts of their daily transactions, warning them against spending capital and profit.

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