BRED Bank GM Darryl Constantin (c) with VRS CEO Jacquline de Gaillande (r) flanked by BRED Bank and VRS Staff

BRED Bank has donated Vt1 million to the Vanuatu Red Cross Society.

Announcing the donation, BRED Bank General Manager Darryl Constantin, acknowledges and commends the Vanuatu Red Cross Society on its commitment, passion and the continued effort it has provided towards the betterment of the lives of the general community at large.

He said this initiative is part of the Bank’s Social Corporate Responsibility and its commitment and support towards the local community in the country.

BRED Bank GM said after the effects of Tropical Cyclone Pam that devastated Vanuatu in early 2015, and the El Nino effects, the country has seen so far leading into another cyclone season of 2015-2016, BRED Bank believes that this is a timely assistance to Red Cross to continue to carry out its humanitarian aid to the people of Vanuatu that have specific needs.

BRED Bank has been a constant supporter of the Vanuatu Red Cross Society and will continue to lend its assistance in the future, the General Manager Darryl Constantin, assured the Vanuatu Red Cross Society Chief Executive Officer, Jacqueline Deroin de Gaillande, and Vanuatu Red Cross Society Disaster Management Coordinator, Augustine Garae, who were present to receive the cheque to the value of Vt1 million.

In response, the VRS Chief Executive Officer remarked: “The Vanuatu red Cross Society, is a national society whose aim is to assist the most vulnerable communities. Without your support (BRED Bank), we cannot do much as we demand so much on such donations and support as that of the BRED Bank.

The Vt1 million is a major support to the work of the Vanuatu Red Cross Society,” she assured the BRED Bank GM and staff present during yesterday presentation ceremony of the cheque.

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