DFCU Bank has on Friday morning officially handed over a refurbished Nakivubo Blue Primary School to Kampala Capital City Authority.
The handover that was made at the school premises was presided over by KCCA’s Acting Director, Education & Social Services Ambrose Atwoko.
Atwoko applauded DFCU Bank for making an investment whose benefits will extend to countless members of the Owino and Kisenyi communities- over a significant period of time.
The development of the school follows Shs 85M donation made by the bank in August last year.
The initiative was intended for the renovation of a three-classroom block and provision of furniture.
It is estimated that the KCCA managed school has over 1,000 pupils.
Situated in downtown, Nakivubo Blue Primary is one of the oldest primary schools in Kampala district.
Jude Kansiime, DFCU Bank’s Head of Marketing said the contribution was part of the Bank’s effort to positively impact the lives of various Communities around the bank’s business operations.
“Guaranteeing a decent learning environment for over 200 pupils each year will go a long way in providing an avenue for children in the communities to receive a basic education in an environment conducive to learning,” she said.
“We believe that it is the Bank’s ethical responsibility to support community development of which improving educational facilities in integral to increasing literacy levels in the country,” Kansiime added.
The renovation started on earlier this year before actual completion on April 5th.
The scope of the work included re-roofing the blocks, refurbishment of windows and doors, floor finishes, ceiling works and reconstruction of black boards.