Communities Benefit From The Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited Power To Make A Difference Initiative

The third phase of the Republic Bank Power to Make a Difference Initiative for the next four years was launched at a special ceremony on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 16:00h at the Savannah Suite, Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Georgetown.

This initiative which commenced in Guyana in 2003 focuses on making a difference particularly among Guyana’s youth and in communities through various projects undertaken in partnership with government ministries, charitable and educational institutions. In the previous two phases, over $200 million was expended on a range of projects.

Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited has committed over $150 million for this new phase and the recipients of the Bank’s support for 2014 -2018 are:

Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sport
  • Republic Bank RightStart Music Literacy Programme
  • Republic Bank Mashramani Panorama Steel Band Competition
Ministry of Education
  • Academic Achievement Awards for NGSA, CSEC and CAPE
Ministry of Labour
  • Youth Link Apprenticeship Programme
Guyana Community Rehabilitation Programme
  • Transportation for persons with disabilities
  • Climate change mitigation and conservation in schools
Mayor and City Council
  • Promenade Gardens maintenance
National Art Gallery
  • Biennial Republic Bank National Drawing Competition
Step by Step Foundation
  • Sponsorship of the School for Autistic Children
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
  • Rebuilding project
Theatre Guild
  • Annual Corporate Sponsorship
University of Guyana
  • Scholarship of one student pursuing a degree in studies relevant to national development
  • Awards for the Best Graduating Student in the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Best Graduating Student in Banking and Finance
  • Sponsorship of Business Journals for the University’s library
  • Career Coach – two day workshop for final year students at the university
Women Across Differences
  • Working with Teen Mothers to overcome the challenges of early teen pregnancy
Staff Volunteerism – All Republic Bank Branches
  • Staff working on community projects across the Bank’s footprint

Republic Bank is pleased to be part of changing lives across Guyana.

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April 27, 2015
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