Student Financial Aid Office Receives Support from HFC Bank


The Student Financial Aid Office has received a cheque of GH¢10,000 from HFC Bank to support needy and brilliant students at the University of Ghana. 

At a presentation ceremony, held at the HFC Bank Ridge Headquarters, Mr. Robert Le Hunte, Managing Director of HFC Bank, expressed the bank’s desire to fulfil their commitment to the University of Ghana and to touch the lives of the less fortunate in the society.  He said, his Bank’s objective in doing so was not just about making funds available, but more importantly, the impact the partnership was creating.  He urged the Students Financial Aid Office to continue doing what they do best by ensuring financial need is not a barrier to equal access to quality education for brilliant and needy students.  He said HFC Bank is proud to partner with the University in this regard as part of its corporate social responsibility. In his closing remarks, Mr. Le Hunte said that even though the Bank was not at its financial best, he was hopeful that when things improve, there would be a corresponding improvement in the level of HFC Bank’s donation.

Mr. Robert Le Hunte  

Dr. Kwame Adum Kyeremeh, who received the donation on behalf of the Dean of Student Affairs, expressed his gratitude to HFC Bank for the kind gesture.

In brief remarks, the Head of the Students Financial Aid Office Mrs. Christine Baning acknowledged with thanks, HFC Bank’s initiative of setting up a scholarship scheme for needy students who had peculiar issues with paying their basic academic fees.  She said the gesture meant so much to the beneficiaries as they would be able to have the peace of mind to study.

Mrs. Christine Baning

The brief presentation ceremony was attended by Ms. Paula Baldwin, General Manager, Retail banking, HFC, Mr. Benjamin Dzotoku, General Manager, Finance and Strategy, HFC and Mrs. Maame Efua Ocansey, Fundraiser at the Students Financial Aid Office.