Shinhan Bank Vietnam (Shinhan Bank) organised the “Bike Run” event to present bicycles and scholarships to underprivileged students at SOS Children's Village Vietnam. The First Lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Keon Hee attended the meaningful event. This is one of the First Lady's activities during the trip to accompany President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk Yeol on his state visit in Vietnam.
Shinhan Bank presented 110 bicycles, VND100 million ($ 4,200) scholarships and student’s gift boxes at SOS Children's Village Vietnam, at this event.
|The First Lady of the Republic of Korea participated in the "Bike Run" event organised by Shinhan Bank Vietnam, where bicycles and scholarships were presented to underprivileged students at SOS Children's Village Vietnam. |
"These bikes will give happy memories to students, promote their health and be partners in realising their dreams," The First Lady said, according to Presidential spokesperson.
"What's important is to try and to have the courage to stand up again when you fail," she told the children, adding she hopes they bring beauty to not only Vietnam but the entire world as they realise their dreams.
Bike Run is one of the significant and humanitarian annual activities held by Shinhan Bank to motivate and help underprivileged students in pursuing their goals for future education. From 2015 to the present, the bank has donated more than 1,100 bicycles to students in localities across the country.
In addition to efforts of business development, Shinhan Bank has also demonstrated its sustainable bonding commitments with Vietnam’s market through significant CSR activities including, Bike Run, Tree Planning Project, Happy Meal, etc. which contains extensive humanity meanings. Particularly in 2022, Shinhan Bank had contributed up to $260,000 as well as 1,337 hours of social activity and 5,132 participation turns. Total expenses for CSR activities since 2007 until now reached $3.5 million (approximately VND79 billion).
Kang Gewwon, CEO and general director of Shinhan Bank, stated: “2023 is an important milestone of Shinhan Bank, marking 30 years of our bank’s presence in Vietnam. With the mission “A better world through Finance”, we have continuously strived to strengthen series of meaningful social activities, in order to bring a warm finance to community, contributing to the socioeconomic development in Vietnam in the next stages.
Shinhan Bank Vietnam Limited (“Shinhan Bank”) is a subsidiary of Shinhan Bank Korea, an affiliate of Shinhan Financial Group (SFG). SFG is the leading financial holding company in Korea and listed to both Korea Exchange (KRX) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
In Vietnam, Shinhan Bank’s history can be traced back to 1993 when Shinhan Bank first opened the representative office in Ho Chi Minh City. Over the history of 30 years, Shinhan Bank has built a broad network expanding from the North, the Central and the South of Vietnam. Currently, Shinhan Bank has been offering a diversified portfolio of tailored corporate and consumer banking products and solutions.
In 2023, Shinhan Bank was received three consecutive awards from the prestigious international organizations, including: Best Foreign Retail Bank Vietnam 2023 granted by Global Business Review Magazine, Best Foreign Digital Bank Vietnam 2023 granted by International Business Magazine and Best Foreign Bank Vietnam 2023 granted by World Economic Magazine, Fast Growing Corporate Bank Vietnam 2023 by Global Banking and Finance Review Magazine.
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