UBA Foundation believes that the future of Africa lies in her youth. For this reason, UBA Foundation is actively involved in facilitating educational projects and bridging the literacy-wide gap on a pan-African scale. The Education First Program Area is the umbrella arm of UBA Foundation that guarantees this initiative. The Education First program is geared at stimulating the quest for sound knowledge and arming educational institutions/organizations with support or resources to meet various learning needs. The projects under the Education First program strategically focus on certain crucial areas which include:
Apart from the aesthetic value associated with projects in this focus area, UBA Foundation also creates employment opportunities for disadvantaged youths.
In May 2008, UBA Foundation joined a group of elite financial institutions who signed on to the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Statement. Through this, we have pledged our commitment to improving the Environment and promoting Sustainable development by forging best practice throughout the industry.