Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank (ZICB) partnered with Thy Word Network (TWN) in donating
Christmas hampers and various other items to mothers at the Neonatal ward of the University Teaching
Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka.
The partnership has seen the bank providing K20,000 funding for the purchase of the assorted items,
which in included diapers, baby milk, baby soap, baby oil, baby wipes, and washing detergents.
Speaking during the event ZICB Corporate Affairs Manager, Luke Njovu said that the bank is happy to
partner with TWN in making the donation and supporting the mothers at UTH.
“ZICB recognizes that there are people in our communities that need to be supported as they face
various challenges in their lives. ZICB appreciates that Christmas a season for celebrating the birth of
Jesus and we have taken this occasion to give back to the community through this donation. Our hope is
that this will help our mothers in experiencing the love of God.”
Mr. Njovu added that the donation to UTH is part of ZICB’s CSR program that is premised on the fact that
there are underprivileged people in our society who needs the support of anyone who can lend a helping
“Though ZICB is a relatively young bank, it has been supporting several causes and programs since its
inception. The bank currently supports WONS orphanage in Chunga in Lusaka and has recently
sponsored clinic outreach by Bethel Christian Centre to Mulungwe chiefdom in Mkushi rural.
Speaking at the same event, Pastor Anthony Katongo of TWN said that the TWN Ministry delighted to be
providing support to mothers of babies under neonatal care through the Making a Child Smile
programme .
“This Christmas TWN has decided to bring a smile to these mothers who will be spending the festive
season here to care for their little ones. We extend our love to them and pray that may God continue to
give them strength as they go through period.”
“ We would also commend ZICB for partnering with TWN in the Making a Child Smile Christmas
program,” he added.