click for full sizeThe Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) donated 100 million birr to Ethiopians displaced due to conflicts in various parts of the country.

This was announced at a press statement the CEO and President of  the  bank gave to the media on March 23, 2019.  

CBE CEO and President Ato Bacha Gina said on the occasion that the bank allocated the donation based on the number of displaced people in each regional state as per the recent data obtained from the National Disaster Risk Management Commission.  

Accordingly, 35.16 million birr was given to rehabilitate the displaced in Somali Regional State, 33.61 million birr in Oromia, 18.3 million birr in Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, 4.79 million birr in Amhara, 3.96 million birr in Tigray, 3.25 million birr in Benishangul-Gumuz, 454,000 birr in Gambella, 387,000 birr in Dire Dawa City Administration, and 62,000 birr in Harari Regional State.

The president further pointed out that this donation is part and parcel of the bank’s commitment towards fulfilling its social responsibility.