Crane Bank the largest indigenous commercial bank in the country donated medical supplies to Tender Hands Nursing Home in Lukaya, Masaka district.
Initiated in June 2008, Tender Hands Nursing Home which is a registered Non-Governmental health project has an in-Patient and out-Patient Clinic which offers nursing services to the People in Lukaya town council and the neighbouring villages.
“We are always looking to extend medical and clinical facilities in the Masaka region; especially towards pregnant women.” Mrs. Juliet Nakidde, the director of the nursing home said.
This gesture by Crane Bank is one of various corporate social responsibilities that include the free eye screening and treatment for everyone, blood donation campaigns, Sponsorship of the Kampala City Festival among others.
Crane Bank which opened its doors for business on August 21, 1995, also exercises its corporate responsibility beyond its core business by extending a hand in building communities where more than 10,000 people have benefited from the different initiatives.
Projects like Agriculture Financing and the bank’s education program, has reached over 500 schools countrywide. Over 5,000 people have benefited from the bank’s financial literacy programs.
With 46 branches spread across the country and an outreach of 70 districts through 23 upcountry branches, Crane Bank’s tailor made services which range from microfinance to impact investments aim to promote entrepreneurship, improve people’s local environment and help people in emergency situations.