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.

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.

Key Initiatives and Priorities

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EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Financial Literacy Initiative

We’re committed to enabling our communities with the knowledge, information and skills that are required to manage their finances, empowering them to make smart decisions about money.

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EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Entrepreneurial Skills Exchange Programme

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

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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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ENVIRONMENTAL
SUSTAINABILITY

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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EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Built4Biz Entrepreneurship Programme

Absa Corporate and Investment Bank supports the Botswana Global Communities in launching the 2022 Built4Biz Entrepreneurship Programme in partnerhsip with You Inc. PTY Ltd. 

This initiative forms part of Absa’s training and development drive aimed at upskilling rising entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 years. 

You Inc. is a Johannesburg based black youth owned training and skills provider that delivers a wide range of educational interventions guided by the principle that a better world begins with better people. 

The Built4Biz Entrepreneurship Programme consists of a series of face-to-face event which takes place in Mahalapye in Botswana, running for 6 months from September 2022 to April 2023.

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