In an effort to encourage women in sports, The Belize Bank
Ltd. opened its doors to aid in the sponsorship of a senior female softball
team which evolved into Belize Bank Bulldogs Softball Team in 2012.
Team members range in ages from 17 years to 45 years and have displayed great
sportsmanship as they have won The Charles Solis Memorial Tournament in 2013, 2014
and 2016 , and rose in glory in winning the National Female Softball
Championship Tournament in 2014, 2015,2016 and 2019. In 2015 The Belize Bank Bulldogs Softball
team proudly represented the country of Belize at The Central American Female
Club Championship in Managua, Nicaragua where they placed second.
December 10th, 2018 The Belize Bank hosted its 10th Annual Christmas party,
bringing joy for over 100 children, with special needs, from Stella Maris Primary
School. This year’s venue was provided compliments of Old Belize. The Belize Bank’s Santa Helpers along with
Ozzy the Clown entertained the children with games and face painting. As a special addition to the day’s
activities, the children enjoyed complimentary train rides through the Old
Belize Museum. The children, teachers
and all other Stella Maris staff members were treated to a traditional Belizean
Christmas lunch. After lunch, the
children were greeted by Santa who presented all the children with gifts
donated by Belize Bank staff members in Belize City.
our partnership with Hand in Hand Ministries, a family of four in Corozal was
presented with the keys to a new home. This is the 8th family the Bank has
assisted with a home under the Hand In Hand’s “Building for Change” program.
Over the weekend of November 23rd- 25th, a team consisting of management and staff
members of The Belize Bank participated in the construction of the house, while
the Bank covered the costs for the building materials. Ms. Alma Robateau and
her three children now have the comfort and joy of living in their own home… we
are certain this was a Christmas dream come true for the Robateau family.
The Belize Bank has been sponsoring the Adventure Sports Club since its inception in 2015. The club is committed to promoting the developing football in Belize by engaging youths in the sport from an early age. The club caters to youths ranging from ages 4 years to 18 years. Members have participated in various tournaments and trainings given by certified international coaches. To date, over 300 individuals have benefitted from the program.
July 16th, 2018, Belize City, Belize- The Belize
Bank Limited held its 8th Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony at the
Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina, where a total of eighteen students were
congratulated and awarded secondary and tertiary level scholarships to attend
the Belizean school of their choice. Guest speaker for this year’s ceremony was
Dr. Carol Babb, Chief Education Officer, Ministry of Education.
Now in its eight year, and with today’s awards, The Belize
Bank Limited is proud to have awarded over 120 scholarships to deserving
Belizean students. The Scholarship Program includes tuition and book grants for
high school students and tuition for sixth form students. In addition to
funding the scholars, The Belize Bank appoints mentors who play a valuable role
in monitoring the progress of the scholars throughout the academic years and
providing key guidance and support to ensure they meet their requirements to
remain in the Program and to graduate.