Its Christmas! A time for giving and sharing with families and loved ones. Bank South Pacific staff from the Waigani Head Office managed to put a smile on the face of more than 200 not- so- fortunate children from the Links of Hope PNG, presenting them with gifts and food rations today (Thursday 24th December 2020).
BSP Deputy General Manager - Retail Sales & Customer Service Peter Komon, in presenting the gifts and food rations said; "Olgeta Krismas, mipla I save givim liklik halivim long ol pikinini na lain we I gat nid, nau mipla I hamamas long givim liklik kaikai na present long yupla long taim blo Krismas (Every year during Christmas, we give gifts and donations to the less fortunate and today we are happy to present you these gifts during this festive season."
Komon emphasised on Community, which is one of BSP's Core Values and thanked the staff for truly living the value of Community by donating gifts "and ensuring we share the spirit of Christmas with the less fortunate in our surrounding communities.
Links of Hope Operations Manager Seruma Numa on behalf of the Charity group said while the year has been challenging for all, they were thankful for such support that enabled them to continue operating.
"Despite the Pandemic and the difficulties we are all going through, we made sure 284 children had access to medication and care packages, we wouldn't have been able to have made it without you,"Numa said.
Links of Hope Operations Supervisor- Talitha Morere also expressed her appreciation by thanking BSP, its staff and management for their support during this time.
The little cheery and happy children left with their gifts and food rations after a generous staff topped if off by sharing the Christmas spirit, purchasing each child a cold juice to enjoy on their way back.
The Charity group based in Town caters for more than 200 children on its program and they were grateful to receive something this Christmas.