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Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)

NBC believes that its business cannot grow successfully independent of the development of the community within which it operates.  It is for this reason that NBC has specific social responsibility obligations to the community.

Mission

The NBC CSR Fund will seek to advance NBC’s image through growing partnerships by providing financial and other resources to disadvantaged communities to ensure the sustainable development of such communities. Community development implies that a range of supportive resources is applied to increase the prosperity and capacity of given communities. To contribute towards real and sustainable business development, leading to community development, NBC must seek to be more than just a bank.

 

Vision

The NBC CSR Fund will seek to create partnerships with other organizations by providing financial and non-financial resources in the form of grants and /or donations to sustainable community development programmes. Funding is channeled towards Education, Health and Job Creation, generally accepted as the pillars of a healthy and prosperous society.


Our Activities

NBC Hands over Secondary School Library Building in Lindi
13 Dec 2012: THE National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has this weekend handed over a library building to Angaza Secondary School’s administration in Lindi Region as part of the banks Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives. Speaking during a brief ceremony held at the schools compound, NBCs Managing Director Mr. Lawrence Mafuru said that education is one of the banks priority areas in its social responsibility agenda. Six library buildings with a total cost of TZS 70m/- have already been renovated at different secondary schools in Tanzania and will soon be handed over to the respective schools administrations.

NBC Managing Director, Lawrence Mafuru reinstated after probe
08 Oct 2012: On 19th July 2012, the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Commerce announced that Mr Lawrence Mafuru, the Managing Director of National Bank of Commerce had been requested and accepted to go on leave in order to allow investigations into irregularities allegedly perpetrated at the Bank. The allegations which originated from a whistleblower report raised issues around irregular governance practices, fraud and corruption against the NBC Executive Management team. Driven by the values of the Bank and need to maintain high standards of good corporate governance the Board of Directors of National Bank of Commerce initiated thorough investigations into all the issues raised by the whistleblower with a view of establishing the validity of the allegations for appropriate actions to be taken.

NBC DONATES NEW MOBILE CLINIC
28 Sep 2011: At least 225,212 people, mostly women and children in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam, have received medical care through mobile clinics, deployed by the National Bank of Commerce (NBC) since 2002. The Bank's Managing Director, Lawrence Mafuru said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the clinics were also useful during the Medical Association of Tanzania Health Camp in the Lake Zone Area; the 2003 Africa Malaria Day' the 2007 Mass Drug Administration against Filarlasis (Matende) and also during the Gongo la Mboto bomb blasts when the Clinics were on site providing medical care.

NBC SUPPORTS THE MEDIA COUNCIL OF TANZANIA
05 May 2011: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has supported the Media Council on its Excellence in Journalism Awards (EJAT) event that took place on 3rd May 2011, on World Press Freedom Day. NBC sponsored the Economic and Business Award in Print and Electronic media segment at TZS 5,000,000.

NBC DONATES 11.5 MILLION TO KCMC
07 Mar 2011: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) through its Corporate Social Responsibility Fund has donated TZS 10 million to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi recently. The donation was made at the hospital’s 40th Anniversary fundraising dinner whereby Archbishop Alex Malasusa was the Guest of Honour.

NBC DONATES TO BOMB BLAST VICTIMS
28 Feb 2011: The National Bank of Commerce has joined other well-wishers and supporters by donating materials worth TShs 5.5 million to victims of Gongo la Mboto bomb blasts which occurred last month in Dar es Salaam. NBC's Communication's Consultant, Robi Matiko-Simba said the bank donated100 mattresses worth Tsh 3.5 million and it also sponsored mobile clinics to provide health services to the victims of the bomb blast of free of charge.

NBC DONATES 34M TSHS TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF TUMAINI UNIVERSITY DAR ES SALAAM COLLEGE
09 Jul 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has donated TZS 34 000,000 towards the construction of Tumanini University DSM College.

The donation under NBC's Colleagues Initiative which is the bank's ongoing CSR program was pledged by the bank's new MD Mr. Lawrence Mafuru during a fundraising dinner that was held at the Blue Pearl Hotel on Tuesday.

NBC SPENDS 2.5M TSHS TO FINANCE THE EXPANSION OF UYAWENKO WOMENS GROUP MUSHROOM GROWING PROJECT
17 May 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has donated TSZ 2,500,000 towards the expansion of a mushroom growing project for Uyawenko Women’s Group in Dar es Salaam. The donation to UYAWENKO Women’s Group falls under NBC’s Colleagues Initiative which is the bank’s ongoing CSR program. It follows the banks move to adopt the group last year and assist them by financing their various projects.

NBC DONATES SEWING MACHINES WORTH 2.5 M TSHS TO UPENDO ALBINOS GROUP
14 May 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) through its corporate social responsibility program has donated sewing machines worth 2.5 million Tshs to Upendo Albino’s Group in Vingunguti Dar es Salaam. Speaking during the handover ceremony at the Group center in Vingunguti, the NBC’s Marketing Consultant, Ms. Robi Matiko said “We are pleased to handover these Sewing machines that we believe will assist in the groups various activities to sustain itself and its activities.

NBC DONATES T-SHIRTS WORTH TSHS 7.5 M TO MARK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
22 Feb 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC has donated t-shirts valued at TZS 7,500,000 to mark International Women's Day, under the NBC Colleagues Initiative which is the bank's ongoing CSR program.

NBC VICTORIA BRANCH DONATES SCHOOL BOOKS WORTH TSHS 2.5 M TO DESTINY SECONDARY SCHOOL
28 Jan 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Victoria Branch has donated school books valued at TZS 2.500,000 to Destiny Secondary School, under the NBC Colleagues Initiative which is the bank's ongoing CSR program.

NBC MLIMANI CITY BRANCH DONATES SCHOOL DESKS WORTH TSHS 2,5 M TO MAKABE PRIMARY SCHOOL
26 Jan 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC)'s Mlimani City Branch has donated school desks valued at TZS 2.500,000 under the NBC Colleagues Initiative which is the bank's ongoing CSR program.

NBC KARIAKOO BRANCH DONATES SCHOOL BOOKS AND RENNOVATES DRAINAGE SYSTEM FOR LUMUMBA PRIMARY SCHOOL
21 Jan 2010: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Kariakoo Branch has renovated the drainage system at Lumumba Primary School as well donated school books. The entire donation is valued at TZS 2.500,000 and falls under the NBC Colleagues Initiative which is the bank's ongoing CSR program.

NBC SPONSORS FUNDRAISING LUNCH FOR TANZANIA MITINDO HOUSE
14 Aug 2009: Dar es Salaam, Friday 14th August: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) is the main sponsor of a fundraising corporate lunch for Tanzania Mitindo House (THM) to facilitate the organization to build a fun centre for orphans In Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam. Tanzania House of Mitindo is an association for Tanzanian fashion designers and one of the projects the association is involved in is taking care of orphans.

NBC DONATES 30 MILLION TO CCBRT DISABILITY HOSPITAL
22 Jul 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) through its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program has made a donation of TZS 30 million to the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) disability hospital located in Msasani in Dar es Salaam. The donation is for 2 water sterilizers worth TZS 4 million and medical bills for disabled children to the tune of TZS 26 million.

NBC DONATES COMPUTERS TO SENGERAMA SECONDARY SCHOOLS
04 Jul 2009: Dar es Salaam, July 4th, 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has donated 4 brand new computers worth TZS 7 million to the Sengerema Seminary Secondary school in Geita, Mwanza Region.

NBC DONATES 2 MILLION SHILLINGS TO UYAWENKO WOMEN’S GROUP
30 Jun 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has donated 20 desks, worth TZS 1,000,000, text books worth TSZ 500,000 and school uniforms worth TZS 500,000 to Uyawenko Women’s Group in Dar es Salaam.

NBC DONATES TZS 750,000 TO KUMBUKUMBU PRIMARY SCHOOL
20 May 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has donated 15 desks worth TZS 750,000 to Kumbukumbu primary school in Dar es Salaam through its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program has donated.

NBC STAFF DONATE SCIENCE LABORATORY EQUIPMENT
30 Apr 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Corporate Banking staff made a donation of science laboratory equipment worth 2 million to Furaha Secondary School of Chanika in Dar es Salaam. The generous donation was made through the Colleague CSR initiative which is a brainchild of the ongoing NBC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

NBC HANDS OUT 5 MILLION CHEQUE FOR MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS
29 Apr 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) today handed out a cheque of 5 million to the Mara Regional Commissioner in preparation for this year’s May Day celebrations that will be commemorated nationally in Musoma.

NBC DONATES 230 DESKS TO MUFINDI DISTRICT COMMISIONER
24 Mar 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) through its ongoing community support programme in education today handed out 230 desks worth 7 million to the District Commissioner of Mufindi.

NBC DONATES SEWING MACHINES TO MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN
24 Mar 2009: National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has made a donation of 6 sewing machines worth 1.2 million shillings to the Department of Special Education at Mbagala Primary School in Dar es Salaam as part its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

NBC DONATES 400 WHITE CANES TO THE TANZANIA LEAGUE OF THE BLIND
03 Mar 2009: National Bank of Commerce (NBC) today donated 400 White Canes worth 4 million shillings to the Tanzania League of the Blind as part of their ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

NBC DONATES 4 COMPUTERS TO KUMBUKUMBU PRIMARY SCHOOL
06 Feb 2009: Kumbukumbu Primary School in Kinondoni district of Dar es Salaam is yet another beneficiary of the ongoing National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The school was handed over a refurbished classroom together with 4 computers by NBC’s Finance department staff.

NBC DONATES 21 DESKS AND CHAIRS TO MWANANYAMALA KISIWANI PRIMARY SCHOOL
28 Jan 2009: Mwananyamala Kisiwani Primary School in Dar es Salaam is the latest school to benefit from the National Bank of Commerce (NBC)’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The donation of 21 tables and 21 chairs to the school was made by NBC’s Audit department staff in the city.

NBC DONATES 22 DESKS TO MBEZI LOUIS PRIMARY SCHOOL
21 Jan 2009: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) through its Corporate social responsibility program donated 22 desks to Mbezi Louis Primary School. The donation was done by NBC staff at Mlimani City branch, Dar es Salaam.

NBC's continuing CSR Programme
09 Sep 2008: NBC donates building material to schools in Kagera Region; NBC continues commitment to educational assistance;

NBC gives Tanzania Police Force 6.9m worth of cement
04 Sep 2008: The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) today handed over 600 bags of cement worth Tsh 6.9 million to the Tanzania Police Force (TPF) in support of TPF initiative to construct dormitories for members of the police force. The handing over ceremony was held at Kurasini Barracks.

NBC's continuing CSR Programme
28 Jul 2008: NBC donates educational equipment to schools; NBC continues commitment to educational assistance

NBC donates computer to UDSM
19 Jun 2008: NBC donates 25 computers to UDSM; NBC to make various donations in the next 5 months; NBC to focus on education;

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