Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” have announced their participation as a platinum sponsor in the fourth season of (Maker Faire Kuwait 2020), organized by Kuwait Investment Company under the patronage of His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, which will take place from 11-15 February, 2020 at Kuwait International Fair Ground. Markaz also sponsored one of the most important technical workshops which is the “Robotics workshop”, which allows participants to build tracking robots that can be controlled with remote controls. Markaz sponsorship reflects it beliefs in the importance of building human capabilities as part of its corporate social responsibility strategy as well as enabling the young “makers” to develop their creativity and innovative ideas to serve the society.
Mrs. Sondos Saad, VP and Head of Media and Communications at Markaz said, “Markaz” believes that supporting the youths and building their creations and innovations are the foundation of building societies and economic diversification for the long term. Therefore, Markaz is committed to support such activities that invest in growing the capabilities of Kuwaiti youths and enabling them to implement their innovative ideas, especially in the field of industries. We are happy to participate for the third year in (Maker Faire Kuwait) that is organized by Kuwait Investment Company. This prominent community event embraces innovative ideas and projects for young Kuwaiti talent, and attracts regional and international participation.”
Mrs. Sondos added, "This sponsorship comes as part of “Markaz” corporate social responsibility strategy that aims at fulfilling the company’s CSR responsibilities through three main pillars, which are a) building human capabilities, b) aligning our business environment with the principles of sustainable development, and c) promoting good governance in the business environment. Our activities within this strategy includes a variety of topics that target achieving sustainability, including the development of the capacities of young people and enabling them to utilize their abilities towards achieving a sustainable future."