Markaz is a Humanitarian Partner to Kuwait Red Crescent Society


Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz” has recently renewed its partnership as a “Humanitarian Partner” with Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) to support the organization in helping the needy patients in Kuwait and educating families with low-income. This partnership is a continuation of cooperation between KRCS and Markaz over the past years.

Caption: Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO of Markaz and Mr. Alrazi Y. Albudaiwi, VP and Head of Media & Communications at Markaz receiving a certificate from Ms. Shaima Al-Shatty from Kuwait Red Crescent Society.

Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO of Markaz stated: “Kuwait Red Crescent Society plays a dynamic role in serving the society and supporting many humanitarian causes inside Kuwait and abroad. We are very proud at Markaz of our partnership with KRCS, one of the most credible, well-reputed non-profit organizations in Kuwait that acts as a link between humanitarian action and the partners who believe in helping humanity. We truly thank the people behind it and its dedicated staff for their continued efforts to serve humanity in Kuwait and around the world.”

Mr. Alrazi Y. Albudaiwi, Vice President and Head of Media and Communications at Markaz added: “This partnership comes from Markaz’s corporate social responsibility strategy that aims at fulfilling the company’s CSR responsibilities through three main pillars, which are building human capabilities, aligning our business environment with the principles of sustainable development, and promoting good governance in the business environment. Our activities within this strategy includes a variety of topics that targets achieving sustainability; among which is the humanitarian and health side for the society we work in.”

Ms. Shaima Al-Shatty, Deputy Director of Resources Development Department in Kuwait Red Crescent Society thanked Markaz on behalf of the Society’s Board and volunteers for their continuous support. Ms. Al-Shatty said: “The role of the Kuwaiti Private Sector institutions in supporting social and humanitarian causes is embodied through the integration of their CSR activities to their overall strategies, representing a strong bridge between the civil society organizations and their partners who believe in standing for humanity while allowing each party to fulfill its social responsibilities.”

She added: “We appreciate Markaz’s valuable role in serving the society through consistently supporting KRCS and its activities. We are very pleased with our continuous partnership with such reputable institute that is committed to extend a hand of help to those in distress, whether their weakness is caused by a certain social status or the occurrence of wars or natural disasters, without distinction between religion or doctrine or gender or color, and without discrimination based on the political and intellectual beliefs, in addition to its dedication to building human capacities and contribution in humanitarian initiatives”.

About Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”

Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz”, with total assets under management of over KD 935 million as of December 31, 2016 (USD 3.05 billion), was established in 1974 and has become one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region. Markaz was listed on Boursa Kuwait in 1997.

For further information, please contact:
Alrazi Y. Albudaiwi
Media & Communications Department
Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C "Markaz"
Tel: +965 2224 8000 ext 1800
Fax: +965 2241 4499
Email: [email protected]