B.S.P. driven projects helping communities prosper
Community-focused projects that Bank South Pacific (B.S.P.) oversaw and initiated this year is in line with the bank’s vision to help communities prosper, says the bank’s country manager.
Taituuga Maryann Lameko-Vaai said that the diverse range of community projects that were funded by the bank every year is synonymous with their vision to be the leading financial service provider in helping Pacific communities prosper.
She said some of the 2020 projects included the renovation and building of new restrooms as well as tiling of homes belonging to nurses and doctors.
This year’s project was specifically chosen to promote the importance of healthy living and good hygiene, especially given the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing number of patients at the district hospitals.
“Bank South Pacific’s corporate culture is to be fully engaged and committed to the prosperity and wellness of the communities that we operate in,” said Taituuga. “Our consistent message is that B.S.P. cares and we are committed to giving back to the community.”
Minister of Health, Faimalotoa Kika Stowers, thanked B.S.P for the health-focused initiative and for continuously supporting the efforts of the Government for the benefit of Samoa’s people.
Tuatagaloa Joe Annandale, whose Poutasi village on the south coast of Upolu has been a recipient of B.S.P.-funded community project, said he was thankful for the support and added that the clean restrooms are a first measure of a well-managed hotel as well as a hospital.
He said they are grateful to B.S.P for thinking of them and funding the additional facilities for the people of the district.
Other B.S.P projects this financial year included work and donations to Mapuifagalele Home for the Elderly, Mapuipulotu Home for the Elderly, Samoa Victim Samoa Group, Samoa Cancer Society, Fitman Men’s Conference, Carmelite Sisters, Goshen Trust, School Prize Givings, Water Tanks, Manase Tourism Festival and the Go Green clean up campaign.