Housing Finance Bank has partnered with the Rotary Club of Bukoto to provide relief aid items to over100 vulnerable persons in Milimira Zone, Bukoto in Kampala City.

The donated items, which included maize flour and beans, were given to the people most adversely affected by the Covid-19 induced lockdown.

Marietta Naiga, the chairperson of Housing Finance Bank Covid-19 Taskforce, said helping the society is at the core of the financial institution’s values.

“We are aware of the effects that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on our customers and Ugandans in general. It is our responsibility to ensure that we share with the less fortunate members of our community,” Naiga said during the distribution of the relief items on August 7, 2021.

Michael Opira, the Chief Operations Officer of the bank, also said they are committed to helping the society get back on its after the lockdown.

“As a proud indigenous brand, with a rich history and heritage, Housing Finance Bank is committed to actively contributing to a better society and a cleaner environment,” Opira said.

Michael Opira, the Housing Finance Bank Chief Operating Officer, speaks at the food distribution event at the weekend

Housing Finance Bank is owned by the Uganda National Social Security Fund (50.0 percent). The government of Uganda, through the Uganda Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, owns 49.18 percent shares.