Supporting regional good causes

Efforts to improve education and health care.

Faithful to its calling of working towards the well-being of communities in the countries where it operates, the Orabank group has run a range of social programmes through its subsidiaries and their branches. The Orabank group engages by organising volunteering and charitable events, and supporting projects relating to education and sport.

Ecorunning9: Orabank, partner of sport for the environment

On June 8, 2019, Orabank accompanied a hundred eco-sportsmen mobilized for the collection of plastic waste in the district of Akpakpa in Cotonou.

Charity race in Togo

Orabank was one of the main partners in the first charity race for students in Togo to offer cost-free financial grants for the wining participants.

Some of the good causes we support
  • Support for a range of cultural, sporting, social, educational and academic NGOs and foundations

  • Donations of materials to health-care and vulnerable child-protection organisations

  • Project in support of victims of sexual violence in the context of International Day of the Girl Child

  • Funding of well-digging

  • Christmas trees and gifts for NGOs

  • Lunches for disadvantaged schoolchildren

  • Purchase of computers for students in need

  • Vaccination campaigns

  • Organisation of a range of social, religious and cultural events

  • Renovation of a documentation and IT centre

  • Reforestation and cleaning-up programmes

  • Campaign combating Ebola viral haemorrhagic fever

  • Days of free screening for conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.

Promoting communities’ well-being and development

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  • Support for an NGO that offers eye tests
  • Support for the Ivorian Pathology Society (SIP), in the form of financial aid for medical research
  • Free screenings for women (cervix and breast cancer)
  • 2018: free “Noël pour Tous” (Christmas for everyone) meal for the NGO Sant’Egidio
  • Employees’ involvement in charitable programmes for an NGO set up to help children with Down’s syndrome
  • Financial aid for an NGO that promotes French-language literary authors with an annual prize and an inter-school competition to promote French literature
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  • Orabank supports an initiative of accompaniment of the Gabonese woman, by looking at the protection of the rights of married women under the polygamous option, during the Salon of the Woman (donation of 1,5 M FCFA).
  • Orabank’s patronage for the “Christmas Together” action, to offer a memorable day to children from the Malibé Orphanages, the Nzeng-ayong Welcome Center and Owendo. In addition, five children are sponsored throughout the school year for 2 million FCFA.
  • 2nd Edition of the socio-educational program to raise awareness of the values ​​of respect for oneself, others, rules and the environment, around football which brings together young people aged 16 and 25 children from 5 orphanages in Libreville (donation of 1.95 M FCFA).
  • Sponsorship of 200,000 FCFA of the Mini Maker Faire 2018 in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM), in May 2018.
  • 500,000 FCFA support for the organization of the 23rd congress of Pan African Association of Neurogical Sciences and SOTONES, a Togolese society of neuroscience.
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  • Donation of 960,000 FCFA to the Raoul Follereau Hospital, in December 2018.
  • An envelope given to the mayor of Bissau for hygienic expenses for the carnival in February 2018.
  • FCFA 300,000 contribution to the Quinhamel Community, for cleaning the beach and raising awareness among young people, at a festival in March 2018.
  • Patronage during a competition in Catholic schools and delivery of school materials to the winners for the bishop’s day, in April 2018.
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  • In order to provide assistance to the schooling of disadvantaged young orphans of the CARFO (Caisse Autonome des Retraités and Ouagadougou Officials), Orabank has offered a donation worth 500 000 FCFA consisting of school kits, polos, t-shirts and caps.
  • As part of our relationship with the neighboring Muslim community, we donated 100,000 CFA francs and boxes of sugar to the mosque’s faithful.
 
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  • A total of CFAF 46.8 million was distributed by Orabank in Togo in the form of financial and material support from committed and supportive actors.
  • Donation of 800,000 FCFA in school furniture to EPP Ayayi for the purchase of school furniture to improve working conditions at school.
  • Participation in October 2018 in the 3rd Edition “Wishes Cross 2018”, under the theme “All Against Breast Cancer”.
  • Financial support of 200,000 FCFA for the Kara University Partnership Day in the service of talent training and innovative research, in October 2018.
  • Donation of 300,000 FCFA for the 4th edition of “Lomé Fight Night International”, boxing gala fists.
  • Support of 1 million CFA of the 34th military and paramilitary football championship, in November 2018 in Lomé.
  • Support of 200,000 FCFA for the City Star Dancing Club’s 64th Anniversary Gala, to help associations working in the field in the fight against cancer, particularly breast cancer.
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  • Orabank supports the project to build a kindergarten in ATCHAOU (Binah prefecture, Kemerida canton) with a donation of 19 MFCFA.
  • Sponsorship of 8 MFCFA of the cycling tour of Togo organized in April 2018. 13 countries took part in this meeting of the bike.
  • In August 2018, the day of the inclusion of people with disabilities was organized. A donation of one million FCFA has been given to ASSILASSIME SOLIDARITE.
  • Financial and material support for the National Solidarity Agency for 6,000 orphans, children from poor families and other vulnerable children in the prefectures (1 million FCFA).
  • Orabank has partnered with the Lomé Millennium Zonta Club, which raises funds for social action for women. A donation of 950,000 FCFA has been granted.
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  • A donation of 10 M FCFA to the orphanage of Sonfonia, in October 2018, in support of the initiative “Children and young people in compassion”, in the form of an aid for school supplies.
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  • Orabank sponsored, for 1.5 M FCFA, the Excellence Award, organized by the Foundation of the First Lady of Niger, to reward all the deserving students from primary to high school, from all over the world. Niger. Center of the Mother and Child of Dosso
  • In donations of food, medicine and basic necessities amounting to CFAF 2.5 million were donated to the Mother and Child Center of Dosso.
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  • In September 2018, Orabank financed, for 2 M FCFA, the organization of a competition of excellence within ISB Business School. Three three-year scholarships totaling 12 million FCFA were also awarded to the three best students.
  • A blood donation day was held in October 2018 to feed the reserves of the National Blood Transfusion Center of Mali. 40 blood bags collected from Orabank staff.