Polaris Bank and Evolve Charity Shine Light on Imo State with Pioneering Girl-Child Education Initiative
Polaris Bank and Evolve Charity Illuminate Futures with Generous Educational Donation to Imo State Students
In a heartening initiative aimed at championing girl-child education in Nigeria, Polaris Bank, in collaboration with Evolve Charity, has undertaken a substantial donation of educational materials to public secondary school students in Imo State. The event, which unfolded on Wednesday, November 13, 2023, underscored the bank's steadfast commitment to advancing the cause of education, particularly for girls.
As part of its ongoing 'Girl-Child Education Project' and in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) framework, Polaris Bank distributed essential school supplies to more than 500 students across prominent schools in Imo State, including Akokwa High School, Iheme Memorial School, and National High School, Aro Ndi Uzoogu.
The benevolent donation, comprising school uniforms, bags, sandals, and a variety of writing materials, aspires to empower and bolster the girl-child through education, aligning seamlessly with the objectives of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) International Day of the Girl (IDG). This philanthropic initiative stands as a testament to Polaris Bank's unwavering dedication to instigating positive change within local communities.
During the event, Nwokoro Ifeyinwa, Business Development Manager at Polaris Bank's Urualla Branch, emphasized the transformative power of education. "In the pursuit of knowledge, we find the key to unlocking boundless opportunities. At Polaris Bank, we believe that supporting the education of the girl-child is not just a noble cause, but a strategic investment in shaping leaders and change-makers," she remarked.
Echoing this sentiment, the representative of Evolve Charity Trust, Godwin Ejeh, conveyed the organization's profound commitment to education. He stated, "Our collaboration with Polaris Bank goes beyond a partnership; it is a shared commitment to shaping a future where education is not just a gift but a promise."
Imbomi Ikechekwu Kenneth, a student at Akokwa High School, expressed deep gratitude to Polaris Bank and Evolve Charity, highlighting the joy and appreciation felt by the students. Another student, Agodi Blessing, emphasized the importance of free education for the girl child in addressing global issues like climate change.
The Principals of the beneficiary schools echoed the students' gratitude, underscoring the positive impact of the initiative on the academic development of the students.
Polaris Bank remains resolute in its dedication to shaping a future where education serves as a catalyst for empowerment. As a trailblazer in digital excellence, the bank continues to redefine industry standards, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of the Nigerian economy. Together with Evolve Charity, Polaris Bank eagerly anticipates fostering more transformative initiatives that uplift communities and pave the way for a brighter tomorrow.