CITIZENSHIP

Empowering, enabling and
uplifting our society.

Driving impact through responsible citizenship

Our goal is to prioritise initiatives which play a role in shaping Africa’s growth and sustainability, generating substantial social
impact through our core business functions.

ABSA CIB CITIZENSHIP

Our role in society is underpinned by four key pillars

These include Education and Skills Development; Inclusive Financing; Environmental Sustainability and Promoting a Just Society. Through these pillars we hope to impact as many beneficiaries as possible with the sole purpose of fighting for the eradication of unemployment, poverty and all social ills that affects communities.

2021 Key Initiatives and Priorities

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INCLUSIVE FINANCING

Entrepreneurial Skills Exchange Programme

Empowering aspiring entrepreneurs by equipping them with the relevant skills to to launch their own business.

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INCLUSIVE FINANCING

Financial Wellness

Empowering young, teacher graduates with stronger financial acumen, teaching them the importance of saving and investing.

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EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Digital Education

Responding to the digital divide that learners in disadvantaged communities face, aiming to improve their Maths and Science skills.

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PHILANTHROPY

Covid Food Relief

Continued supporting for communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. We provide food parcels to as many communities as possible with dignity and compassion.

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INCLUSIVE FINANCING

Youth Entrepreneurship Programme

Introducing the entrepreneurial mind-set and skills to learners while they are still in the schooling system, focusing on creating sustainable businesses.

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PHILANTHROPY

Events and Colleague Engagement

Driving colleague engagement and support of internal events, successes, initiatives, and citizenship campaigns.

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