Events and Social Responsability
More than 2,000 people visited the 2nd edition of the Standard Bank Mozambique Motorshow, which took place between 7th and 8th September, at Praça da Independência, in Maputo, involving a total of five dealers and an insurance company.
As a major sponsor of Mozambique Fashion Week (MFW), Standard Bank has proceeded with the prize giving to the Portuguese School, for winning the MFW School Contest, as part of the 8th edition of MFW. The contest was held in Maputo from 7 to 15 of December last year.
Standard Bank, in partnership with FFH – Housing Development Fund, signed the contracts for the first five houses of the Intaka project, acquired through bank financing in Maputo, on July 9.
As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility, Standard Bank has proceed to the full rehabilitation of the playground of the complete Primary School Agostinho Neto, in Beira, whose inauguration took place on June 5th.
Aimed at presenting financing solutions to small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), Standard Bank organized on April 24, in the city of Tete, the first Standard Bank Expresso, which brought together nearly 100 economic agents and customers of the Bank, under the theme “Doing business in Mozambique”.
Under the theme “Mozambique, a story of growth”, Standard Bank held on 18 April at the Hotel Polana in Maputo, the usual Economic Briefing, to provide its clients and the national market with trends of the national and global economy in order to guide them in decision making, in addition to show the “expertise” of the Bank in various specialty areas.
Standard Bank was represented at the conference by a stand to promote and sell products and services. The conference was on “Opportunities of credit for investment in SMEs-Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and the role of insurance,” which occurred on April 18, at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre in Maputo.
Diverse sports equipment was offered on 12th April to primary and secondary schools of the city of Matola, in Maputo province, that have participated in the first edition of the Standard Bank Children’s Tournament during the months of February and March.
As part of its sponsorship in Moçambola, the first Division of National Soccer League, Standard Bank awarded prizes, on March 8, to the teams of the Maxaquene Sports Club (1st place) and the Ferroviario Club of Beira (2ndplace), with checks in the amount of 600 thousand and 150 thousand meticais respectively.
The 1st edition of the Standard Bank Children’s Tournament ended, Saturday, March 9, with the achievement from the Complete Primary Schools of Sikwama, Matola “J” and Mussumbuluco in the city of Matola, as the big winners of the event, in men, in the categories of Traquinas (aged between 8 and 10 years), Benjamins (from 11 to 14 years of age) and Petizes (aged between 6 and 7 years), respectively.