MTB Foundation, in its effort to align its CSR initiatives with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has recently renewed its pledges to mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure healthy lives and well-being of the people of the country, by supporting BizCare. Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director & CEO, MTB, handed over a cheque to Mohiuddin Babar, Chief Executive, BizCare for “The Mangrove Children” project and their newly introduced endeavors ‘Learning through Sports’ & ‘Sports for the Disabled’, at a simple ceremony held at the Corporate Head Office of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB), Gulshan 1, Dhaka 1212. Azam Khan, Group Chief Communications Officer and Samia Chowdhury, Deputy Head, Group Communications of MTB along with other officials of the bank were also present at the occasion.
“The Mangrove Children” project aims to raise awareness about ways to conserve and sustain the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans, amongst the students of Kolbari Nekjania High School in Munshiganj under Shyamnagar upazila in Satkhira district. MTB’s contribution to BizCare will help run the Eco-Library and add solar-powered facilities in the school premises. A part of the fund will be utilized to develop the self-esteem of the disabled through sports and ensure participatory development.