Prime Bank and Tausi Assurance in partnership with Kings Collections sponsored a Charity Golf Tournament at the Vet Lab Sports Club on 24th February with the aim of raising funds to enable elderly patients receive free cataract operation.
Through this project, over 18,000 free cataract operations have been undertaken in Kisumu, Kisii, Nyamira, Siaya, Migori, Uasin Gishu, and Nandi Counties since its inception.
The Rotary Club of Nairobi has been running the Kenya Rural Blindness Eradication Program that performs cataract operations to the less fortunate in the society for the past 30 years.
Over KShs.900,000 was raised through the charity tourney.
Meanwhile, the 2018 Prime Bank Visa Golf Card Series kicked off at the 9-hole, par-70 Nyanza Golf Club, on the shores of Lake Victoria on Saturday 17th March.
The tourney attracted 60 golfers drawn from hosts Nyanza, Kakamega, Nandi and Kisii.
Joseph Atito won the tournament by posting a total of 40 stableford points while Heronim Ikhohoro took the overall runner-up prize with 39 points. Eliud Siganga took the second runner-up prize while Raju Bhayani won the guest prize.
The one-day tournament, marked the kick off of the 4th edition of the series, will also be held in 6 other golf clubs across the country in the course of the year.
This is the second time Nyanza Golf Club has hosted the Prime Bank Visa Golf Card Tournament- a nationwide golf series aimed at popularizing the Prime Visa Golf Credit Card amongst golfers in the country.
Prime Bank Assistant General Manager Suresh Sheth, presents a golf bag to Joseph Atito, the overall of the 2018 Prime Bank Visa Golf Card Series Kisumu Edition.
Raju Bhayani receives his prize from Prime Bank Head of Marketing, Michael Laxmi.
Prime Bank team receive a certificate of appreciation from Nyanza Club Vice Chairman Geoffrey Obuon(right)
Executive Director Mr. Amar Kantaria addressing golfers during the during the prize giving ceremony after the Rotary Charity Golf Tournamnet.
Mr. Michael Laxmi receives an appreciation plaque from Rotarian Dr. Joe Wanjui.