HFC Bank, being part of your community, is proud to have contributed to the people of Fiji by distributing dividends to the Fiji National Provident Fund and the Unit Trust of Fiji.
In addition, our CSR expands to donations and sponsorship to humanitarian, environmental and educational initiatives in the community.
The staff of HFC Bank also believe in actively helping the needy in the community. Our involvement in such initiatives demonstrates our commitment to improving our community!
HFC Bank Pledges $50,000 to Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Appeal
The Board of Directors and Management of HFC Bank have pledged a cash sum of $50,000 to Prime Minister’s TC Winston Appeal. The cheque was presented to the Honorable Prime Minister Rear Admiral J.V.Bainimarama by HFC Bank’s Chairman Mr. Tom Ricketts and CEO Mr. Isikeli Tikoduadua today (21.03.16)
The HFC Bank family convey heartfelt sympathies to all Fijians who have been affected, lost loved ones, properties and belongings due to Tropical Cyclone Winston” said HFC Bank’s Chairman – Mr. Ricketts.
In addition to the pledge of $50,000 cash, the Staff Social Club of the bank along with the Management and the Board of Directors raised close to $5,000 through an internal fundraising drive. The money raised was used to purchase immediate relief items. The staff and Management with the guidance of NDMO reached families with relief items in the interior of Viti Levu near Wailoa Station in Monasavu , interior of Rewa and in the Western Division.
“We as the local bank have our obligations and corporate responsibility to our nation. We have joined hands to help rebuild lives and homes of our people and nation. We thank the NDMO team who have been out there untiringly, assisting in the affected areas. With the guidance of NDMO, our staff were able to go an extra mile to reach the villages in the interior areas to assist”, said Mr. Tikoduadua. Despite the situation, it was heartwarming to see the high spirit of the people added Mr. Tikoduadua.
The staff of HFC Bank have also contributed boxes of clothes, blankets, shoes and other essential items that will be given to FENC Fiji for distribution.
This March, the bank marks its second anniversary as a fully – fledged commercial bank. Chairman Mr. Ricketts said “There was no better way to thank our nation than by giving it back to the people in this time of need.
Whilst visiting customers in disaster stricken areas, Mr. Tikoduadua has urged clients to visit the nearest branch or contact the account managers for the assistance. He also stated that processes for cyclone affected customers have been streamlined for quicker turnaround service.
The bank has reactivated the rehabilitation package to assist the existing and potential customers. These products feature interest rates as low as 4.5%, Fixed for 5 years. Affected customers can apply for Personal Secured and Unsecured Loans at this rate under the Rehab Package. Businesses that have been affected may also apply for funding assistance under the Disaster Rehabilitation Product and the Package also covers Cane Farm Loans. The Fees are also discounted on Rehab products.
Call HFC Bank on 3316 555 or visit your nearest HFC Bank for assistance. . Branches are located in Victoria Parade Suva, Downtown Boulevard, Tebara Plaza Nakasi, Main Street Labasa, Namaka Nadi or Vitogo Parade, Lautoka.
In addition HFC Bank has an account opened to drive the Prime Minister Appeal and customers and non- HFC Bank customers that wish to make a cash donation may do so by depositing direct into the account 1 7 8 2 2 s 1 0, Account Name: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston
Customers, Fijian Nationals overseas may also donate by transferring funds into this account via Internet Banking or make deposit to the above account through Swift Code: HFCLFJFJ & BSB 129 010.
HFC Bank Sponsors Kula Film Awards
HFC Bank is the major sponsor for the Kula Awards this year. HFC Bank has sponsored the Film category of the 3 streams of Kula Awards; Film, Dance and Arts.
The announcement was made yesterday (29-04-15) during an official launch of the Kula Awards at the Film Fiji Head Office in Suva.
CEO’s Message at the Launch: Bula Vinaka and good afternoon to you all
HFC Bank is privileged to sponsor the 10th year of the Kula film awards. This is especially for our children. We see great talent and potential in our children to advance in film making and this sponsorship is our way of encouraging and supporting them.
HFC Bank is committed to giving back to our community as part of our corporate social responsibility. We take great pride in our country, as a result we continue to identify new areas that need the support of corporate bodies. This year we chose to extend our support to our school children and the growing Film industry. It is an honor to be a sponsor to bring Kula film awards to you this year.
Fiji is blessed with pristine locations for film shoots and Film Fiji has done exceptionally well in marketing Fiji to Hollywood, Bollywood and Asian movie makers. In the near future, we would like to see Fiji being a source for talents as well as into productions.
We thank Film Fiji in providing this platform that allows our school children to showcase their talents to Fiji and to the international audiences through social media channels. Such competitions increase the interest of our school children in creative Art and Drama and opens opportunities to take this field as a career path.
The entertainment industry is a contributor to the growth of Fiji’s economy and HFC Bank is honored to contribute to the growth and development of our Film industry.
And Bahoot Dhan-vad
HFC Bank Donates Laser Printer to Lomainasau Village library on World Literacy Day
In honoring its Vision; to provide wealth to our future generation, HFC Bank responded to a sponsorship request from the Naseuvou Working Group of Lomainasau Village from Tailevu. The bank sponsored a Laser Jet Pro 200 Color Printer for their newly opened Village Library. This was an initiative of the Working Group with a mission to engage their children in activities after school to enhance potential, talents, gifting and capacities to help minimize social ills.
Deputy Secretary – Professional of the Ministry of Education who opened the new library acknowledged the gift and thanked Fiji’s very own Bank for their contribution in helping raise the children’s literacy level in Lomainasau Village. Chief Executive Officer Mr. Isikeli Tikoduadua said he was glad to donate the printer to the school in HFC Banks aim to give back to the community and most importantly to assist the school provide the learning and growth for our children. Children are our future generation.
HFC supports Hilton Hostel
On February 10th 2014, Home Finance Company made a donation to the Hilton Hostel, an arm of the Hilton Organisation – Fiji Crippled Children Society in Suva.
The Hilton Hostel is home to 11 children and young adults who require special attention and care. A task requiring constant attention and care from the matrons who manage the hostel. As of late, this service has been hindered with the malfunction of facilities; stove and washing machine; essential to everyday operations.
As part of our corporate social responsibility, Chief Executive Officer, Isikeli Tikoduadua presented a brand new gas stove and washing machine to the organization.
HFC will continue to show its commitment and support towards it’s people and it’s community.
Old People’s home Samabula (8/6/2012) – HFC staff visited and donated essential items that the Home was lacking as these items were hardly donated.Home of Hope (30/6/2012) – HFC Staff helped plant fruit trees which they donated to the residents of the Home.
Ba School for Special Education (28th June, 2012) – The HFC West team visited the School with donations of stationary, books and other items for the educational development of the students.
Regional Manager Customer Relations – West, Mr. Saiyad Buksh (left) and Business Finance Officer, Mr. Shainesh Lal (right) presenting items to Head Teacher, Mrs. Ana Tuiova (middle) at the Special School.
Labasa Old peoples Home – The Labasa Team donated clothings and beddings – bed sheets, pillows, blankets, and clothes for the residents of the home. The pics are 234 – HFC’s Mr. Najab Khan (left) with the DMO Northern at the Old People’s Home