Fiji’s only 100% locally owned Commercial Bank proudly
sponsored Lautoka Hospital 1st ever Kids Fun Centre. HFC Bank Head
of Business Banking West Ms. Vandhana Sharma with the Banks Community Work
Committee opened the Kids Fun Centre in the presence of Lautoka Hospital senior
administrators and some of the children admitted in Lautoka Children’s Ward.
HFC Bank CEO, Rakesh Ram said “this initiative is part of
the Bank’s ongoing corporate social responsibility and we are pleased to assist
Lautoka Hospital by funding a Kids Fun Centre that is entirely dedicated to
those admitted in the children’s ward. The
entire HFC Bank family hopes that the Kids Fun Centre will provide some comfort
and most importantly put a smile to our children’s faces whilst they are
undergoing treatment at the hospital”.
addition to providing innovative financial solutions to the people of Fiji, the
bank has set up an internal Community Work Committee that identifies areas in
our country which are in dire need of assistance where the bank will then
assist the best way possible” he further added.
Through the banks CSR initiative for this financial year,
HFC Bank has assisted the under-privileged children in Fiji through financial
contributions to Foundation for Education of Needy Children in Fiji, and worked
closely with FNU Lautoka Campus in their environment awareness campaign. In
addition, the Bank co-sponsored the Fiji National Disability Awards to help
people living with disabilities become recognized on a national level and
continue to contribute to the overall economic development of our society and
economy. The bank has also introduced community leave for staff, giving them an
opportunity to take a day off from work and get involved with the community and
contribute to community work.
Lautoka Hospital senior administrators were thankful of HFC
Bank’s sponsorship and their willingness to fund the Hospital’s 1st ever Kids Fun Centre.