Markaz Sponsors KACCH Child Life Program

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Markaz Sponsors KACCH Child Life Program 26 - Jan - 2016

As part of its Corporate Social and Economic Responsibility (CSER), Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” sponsored the Child Life Program of Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH). By supporting the Child Life program, it enables the association’s staff and volunteers to provide the highest standards of care to the children by reducing the stressful impact of hospitalization on sick children and their families.

Mr. Alrazi Al-Budaiwi, Assistant Vice President - Media and Communications at Markaz, stated: "Markaz has renewed its sponsorship to the Child Life program this year to participate in the sustainability of this effective initiative that supported over 48,000 interventions given by the team that is dedicated to offer the best they can for these hospitalized children.”

Al-Budaiwi added: “We are committed at Markaz to continue cooperating with Kuwaiti non-profit and humanitarian organizations such as Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH) as part of our corporate social responsibility strategy, which is built on three pillars: a) Human capacity building, b) Adapting our broader business environment to the best practices of investment and corporate governance, c) and introducing principles of good governance in the business environment."

Ms. Banafsheh Azizi, Deputy Director at KACCH, thanked Markaz for supporting their activities and programs over many years and for contributing in positively impacting the lives of the children and their families at the hospital.

She added: “KACCH is committed to minimizing the stressful impact of hospitalization and illness on the child and family.  Contributions from the generous people of Kuwait and banks and businesses enable the continuation of this service for children in hospital, and it reflects their commitment and their sense of responsibility towards the society at large.”


Photo caption: Mr. Alrazi Al-Budaiwi, AVP-Media & Communications, and Ms. Deena Al-Refai, AVP-Private Banking, Markaz receiving a souvenir from Ms. Banafsheh Azizi, Deputy Director, KACCH


About Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”

Established in 1974, Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz” is one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region with total assets under management of over KD 1.05 billion as of September 30th, 2015. Markaz was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) in 1997.

For further information, please contact:
Alrazi Al Budaiwi
Media and Communication
Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C "Markaz"
Tel:      +965 2224 8000 ext. 1800
Fax:     +965 2249 8740