DEVELOPING OUR COMMUNITIES THROUGH EDUCATION, HEALTH & WELFARE INITIATIVES
FirstBank is committed to nation building and have been driving sustainable social, economic and environmental growth for over 124 years. Our community development initiatives are anchored on our strategic Education, Health and Welfare pillars. Our engagement in sustainable business practices is based on our commitment to enhancing economic development and ensure economic stability for the present and future generation. Our key programmes include; FutureFirst programme; Infrastructure Development programme; Start Performing Acts of Random Kindness (SPARK); and Employee Giving and Volunteering.
The FutureFirst programme is designed to drive financial literacy, career counselling and entrepreneurship for young ones. We work with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) such as Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) to implement FutureFirst projects
To demonstrate the Bank’s commitment to ethics, professional excellence; capacity building and inclusive growth of Nigerians as well as support youth education and drive nation building, the Bank partnered with CFA Society in its yearly Universities Ethics Challenge.
FirstBank Infrastructural Development programme promotes and supports infrastructure development. Some of the identified areas of support include provision of infrastructure facilities to: schools, hospitals and environment
SPARK is an initiative that focuses on creating and reinforcing a consciousness/mindset of showing compassion, empathy; as well as giving to others aimed at inspiring people to make a difference
As part of the Employee Giving and Volunteering programme FirstBank commenced a week celebration of its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CR&S) initiatives.