NBS Bank service centres donate to cyclone survivors

NBS Bank plc Southern Region service centres have donated K14 million worth of relief items to survivors of Ropical Cyclone Freddy that has killed more than 600 people.

NBS Bank plc head of marketing and customer experience Tamanda Ng’ombe-Longwe said the donation is in addition to K200 million which the Malawi Stock Exchange-listed bank and other subsidiaries of the Nico Group already committed to cyclone survivors.

She said: “We are a caring bank, so this is our way of showing that we care for the people and communities we operate in. “We want to alleviate some of problems being faced by those affected by Cyclone Freddy” The bank’s employees from the service centres donated relief items to 10 evacuation camps in Blantyre. Zomba, Mulanje. Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje. Machinga and Mangochi districts.

Speaking on Tuesday when they handed over the items at Zumulu Primary School evacuation camp in the Area of Senior Chief Mlomba in Machinga.

NBS Bank Liwonde service centre manager Robert Mtemachani said they felt duty-bound to assist. “These are our people giving us business. It is paramount for the banks and business operators to give back to the society,” he said.

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