PRIME BANK LIMITED

The bank is contributing to create an enabling environment for the underprivileged and excluded-people to access the basic services they need and to minimize social injustice. Prime Bank Limited (PBL) contributes 3% of net profit before tax as donation to “Prime Bank Foundation” for undertaking projects in health & education. Prime Bank Foundation has made an ignition required to remove the access barrier of some of many economic hardship-hit estimable students to their desired level of education.

Education

•    The underprivileged but meritorious students are being provided with financial support in the form of monthly stipends for the persuasion of their graduation/post-graduation level studies in the country’s public sector universities and medical/engineering/agriculture colleges.
•    In 2007, a total of 170 poor but meritorious students studying in country’s 32 educational institutions were selected for PBF stipends who would continue to receive an amount of Tk.1500 per month starting from October 2007 on an ongoing basis.
•    In 2008, a total of 120 poor but meritorious students were selected for PBF stipends. Because of increased cost of living, the amount of monthly stipend has been increased to Tk.1800. In 2009, number of awardees increased to 198.
•    Prime Bank is assisting for the management development activities of Dhaka University Senate.
•    Donation to purchase educational materials for less privilege students for 10 schools at
•    Tangail district.

Financial Inclusion

•    PBL’s exposure to SME Sector Tk. 1,900.00 Crore & above, Sponsored workshop on Small & Medium Enterprise on February 2008,

Health

•    Under Dristy Daan Project, 1,258 poor/ultra poor cataract patients were identified and operated. In addition, 779 persons with refractive error were prescribed spectacles after relevant examinations done at eye camp and 207 patients were given spectacles free of cost.
•    Through ‘Keep the Heart Beating Project’ the total costs of the cardiac surgeries of 12 children with congenital/acquired heart diseases are contributed.
•    Contributed for the construction of the hospital building of Rangpur Diabetic Association and a Passenger cum Bed lift for Sylhet Diabetic Association Hospital.
•    Sponsored “The World Blood donor’s day” organized by Sandhani, a voluntary institution of medical and dental students.


PUBALI BANK LIMITED

The bank is very much committed to its corporate social responsibility. The bank believes that without awareness of social responsibility and keeping performance in accordance to the need, no country can attain sustainable development. The bank shows its obligation for enlistment of backward part of socio-economic segments.

Disaster Relief

•    The bank also distributed corrugated iron sheet worth of Tk 5.0 million in the most affected area for rehabilitation of distressed people.

Health

•    Pubali Bank also donated an amount of Tk 40 million to Ahsania Mission Cancer Hospital.

Education

•    Bank donated Tk. 5.0 million for giving scholarship to the meritorious student of the bank’s employees.
•    Donated Tk. 1.00 Lac to UCEP Bangladesh & donated Tk. 25 thousand to Swanirvar Bangladesh.


SHAHJALAL ISLAMI BANK LIMITED

With a view to providing financial assistance to the poor and needy people of the society and also for the welfare of the community, the bank has established a separate foundation. Its objective is to provide health care, relief & rehabilitation, education, humanitarian activities etc.

Disaster relief

•    Donated warm clothes for the winter-affected people in the northern part of the country during 2007.
•    Donated rice, dal, candle light, saline, water purifying tablets and others to the flood victim on 2007.
•    Distributed emergency relief items to ‘Sidr’ affected areas during 2007-2008.

Education

•    Provided scholarship among 110 poor but meritorious students passed SSC & HSC examination in 2006.


SOCIAL INVESTMENT BANK LIMITED

SIBL has been responding spontaneously to the social commitment. As a part of CSR, the bank paves the way of doing welfare of mankind and provides financial assistance to different beneficiaries.

Disaster relief

During the winter time SIBL staffs give warm clothes to the poor people.

Health

•    Helping the poor patients suffering from cataract & low vision, cleft lip/palate & acid burning etc. by arranging camps at their door steps in different places of the country.
•    Distributing spectacles among the poor patients suffering from cataract & low vision during Holy Ramadan since 2005.
•    Executives and Officers spontaneously participated in the Voluntary Blood Donation Program jointly organized with Sandhani during 2006 and Bangladesh Thalassaemia Hospital during 2007.

Social welfare

•    Financial support has been extended to different Mosques, Madrashas, Orphanages & Voluntary Social Organizations (e.g., Center for Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed, Sight Savers International, Kidney Foundation, Bangladesh Cancer Foundation Hospital, Jatiya Andho Kalyan Samity, Comilla, Mosabbir Cancer Care Centre).


SOUTH EAST BANK LIMITED

The bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility is about addressing the needs of all the stakeholders in a way that advances its business and make appositive and meaningful contribution to the society.

Education

•    Sponsored 9th International Conference on Computer & Information at Independent University Bangladesh.
•    Sponsored 44th Convocation Ceremony of Dhaka University.
•    Sponsoring Golden Jubilee program of Azimpur School & College.
•    Donation to Dhaka University Alumni Association.
•    Sponsored NSU All Asian Inter-varsity Debating Championship.
•    Donation to Abbas Uddin Khan Model College.

Social welfare

•    Sponsored International Conference on Global Climate organized by DU.
•    Donation to 30th Commonwealth journalists Association, Pathak Samabesh, Rotary Club of Dhanmondi, Islamic Banks Consultative Forum.
•    Donation for constructing a brick house to Disahri Foundation.
•    Donated to Society for Assistance to Hearing Impaired children.
•    Donation to Bangladesh Thelassaemia Hospital.
•    Donation to Autistic Children Welfare Foundation Bangladesh.
•    Donation to Bangladesh Amateur Boxing Federation.