Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited launched its RightStart first born programme at the Georgetown hospital on New Year’s day. In a press release the Bank said each mother was presented with a RightStart Baby Care hamper and will be given a RightStart Baby Gift Certificate valued $15,000 to open a RightStart account in the child’s name. The recipients are Shamaina Hubbard who gave birth to her first baby, Amelia Hubbard at the city hospital at 12.59 am. Omawattie Devi Singh gave birth to a girl at 12.15am at the New Amsterdam Regional Hospital and Yashoda Prashad who gave birth to a boy at 2.25am at the Suddie Hospital in Essequibo also benefited from the promotion. The Bank said the exercise will be held annually across the country. In picture: Marketing Officer-Products and Services at Republic Bank head office Kadija Persaud presents Hubbard with her hamper at the Post-Natal Ward of the city hospital.