Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member
of Standard Bank Group, has continued its quest to provide succour for children
living without limbs through its Together4ALimb
initiative. The scheme, now in its fifth year, is the company’s flagship CSI
initiative, through which it provides prosthetic limbs to children from
underserved communities suffering from limb loss.
On Saturday, November 8, Stanbic IBTC
organized the fifth Annual Together4ALimb
Walk to draw attention to the plight and challenges faced by children living
without limbs. The staff of the organization were joined by members of their
family and other well-wishers.
This 2019 edition of the Walk was
flagged off by Yinka Sanni, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC.
Delivering his opening remarks, he identified the Together4ALimb initiative as a key event organized by the company.
He said: “At Stanbic IBTC, we focus on three areas to help our communities. We
focus on health, education and economic empowerment. Together4ALimb is one of the most important projects which we
This year, the organization raised
the number of beneficiaries to 10, the highest since the inception of the
programme five years ago. The recipients of this year’s prosthetic limbs are
five-year-old Zainab Qudus (Oyo State), six-year-old Iyanuoluwa Adekoya (Ogun
State) as well as the trio of Aisha Abdulrahman (Kaduna State), Fatima Bishir
(Katsina State) and Naomi Ezeamaiwe …read more