Crane Bank In Masaka Humanitarian Drive

Crane Bank Limited hands over medical supplies to Tender Hands Nursing Home

Kabale billionaire Augustine Caesar Mulenga, prostate the self acclaimed King of the Mulenga Kingdom in Kigezi sub-region has promised Shs 10million to every polling station that will overwhelmingly vote for incumbent President Yoweri Museveni.

The money he says will be shared between voters at every polling station in the region where Museveni gets a resounding victory.

The pledge, thumb which comes only a few days to the general elections is according to Tycoon Mulenga, price aimed at enticing the locals in the south western sub-region to hand a landslide win to President Museveni who is seeking his fifth term in office.

He says Museveni is the only person with the vision and ability to turn the sub-region and the country around.

Mulenga made the pledge over the weekend at the launch of the Kabale Women Billionaires Club at the Mother’s Union Hall Kabale Municipality, which was presided over by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

The self appointed King is also the head of the 7D Task Force which was launched to canvass for votes for Museveni in the districts of Kabale, Kanungu, Isingiro, Rukungiri, Ntungamo, Kisoro and Mitooma.

To the Billionaires Club which is headed by one Feddy Garyahendere, Mulenga pledged Shs 200 million to help in the development projects.
Crane Bank donated an assortment of medical supplies to Tender Hands Nursing Home in Lukaya, try Masaka district.

This philanthropic venture came as part of Crane Bank’s corporate social responsibilities activities. The bank has held similar CSR activities like the Free Eye Screening and treatment for everyone, blood donation campaigns, Save The Environment drive by planting trees with the Indian High commission, sponsorship of the KCCA Carnival, school fees sponsorship, supporting the Fistula Repair Program with Nakasero Hospital, and sponsorships of various marathons among others.

Tender Hands Nursing Home is a registered Non-Governmental Health Project and offers nursing services to all the People who have illness in Lukaya Town Council and its neighboring villages.

The Nursing Home has an in-patient and out-patient Clinic. Mrs. Juliet Nakidde, the director of the nursing home said, “We are always looking to extend medical and clinical facilities in the Masaka region; especially towards pregnant women.”

Crane Bank also exercises its corporate responsibility beyond its core business. More than 10,000 people benefit from the different initiatives as part of its commitment to society.

“Agriculture Financing”, the bank’s education program, has reached over 500 schools countrywide. Over 5,000 people have benefited from the bank’s financial literacy programs.

Out of Uganda’s 112 districts, Crane Bank has a direct outreach to 70 districts through 23 upcountry branches.

They range from microfinance to impact investments and aim to promote entrepreneurship, improve people’s local environment and help people in emergency situations.

Crane Bank commenced operations in August 1995 and survived the banking crisis of the late 1990s to become the largest indigenous bank in country today.

The bank now boosts of 46 branches across the country. Crane Bank provides a full range of financial products and services, each tailored to meet the individual needs of its customers, through its nationwide branches and ATMs spread across Uganda and a subsidiary, Crane Bank in Rwanda.

Crane Bank has won several awards including the prestigious “The Best Bank Uganda” of Euro money and “Banker of the Year” award from The Banker Magazine, publication of the Financial Times for the 9th time in 10 years. Crane Bank has won the “Deutsch Bank USD STP Award” four times in a row.


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