Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” has recently sponsored the education program of the Foundation of Hope, a charity society aiming to support children who are intellectually challenged in order to provide them with a better quality of life and help them blend in the society. Markaz sponsorship affirms its continuous commitment to reputable non-profit organizations as part of its corporate social responsibility strategy.
Caption: Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO of Markaz and Mrs. Elsie Quttainah, CEO/Financial Officer of Foundation of Hope.
Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO of Markaz stated, “We believe at Markaz in the importance of supporting all groups of the society, providing them with education and training opportunities, enabling them to develop their skills and enhancing their confidence in their abilities to become efficient society members. Therefore, Markaz sponsored the Foundation of Hope, being one of the most reputable charity and humanitarian organizations who has a dynamic role in the field of social services, especially in supporting children with disabilities and learning difficulties. We truly value the Foundation’s efforts and the dedication of its members towards achieving its humanitarian objectives.”
Mr. Alhajeri 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.”
Mrs. Elsie Quttainah, CEO/Financial Officer of Foundation of Hope, thanked Markaz on behalf of the Foundation of Hope for believing in its humanitarian mission saying, “The private sector’s contribution in supporting the humanitarian activities is one of the reasons for their success. We appreciate Markaz participation in achieving our goals in helping the less fortunate and providing a better quality of life for those who might otherwise live in the shadows.”
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 Region with total assets under management of over KD 1.03 billion as of 31 December 2017 (USD 3.40 billion). Markaz was listed on the Boursa Kuwait in 1997.