Arab Bank Participates in the Child and Youth Banking Week
14 Apr, 2019
Arab Bank recently participated in the activities of Child and Youth Banking Week for the seventh consecutive year. The event was organized by the Palestine Monetary Authority in cooperation with the Association of Banks in Palestine, Palestinian banks, lending institutions and the Ministry of Education in Palestine. The event aimed at raising financial and banking awareness for 8th graders across all schools.
Arab Bank participated in the virtual branch activities, a 2-day event held in Nablus. The initiative focused on allowing students to explore banking services offered by banks.
Arab Bank’s participation also included field visits by the bank’s employees to 130 schools with around 7,000 students across all governorates, through which educational banking seminars were conducted to enhance general banking knowledge.
Commenting on the bank’s participation, Mr. Jamal Hurani, Country Manager at Arab Bank – Palestine, said: “Arab Bank continuously participates in educational banking initiatives to help the younger generation gain fundamental knowledge related to business and finance.” Hurani added: “The bank also shares its banking expertise through offering several development and capacity building programs to a wide range of community segments. Among these programs are ‘Osool’ for university students and ‘Enjaz’ for school students, in addition to many other training programs across different faculties.”
It is worth noting that Arab Bank provides “Jeel Al Arabi” program, specially designed for children, to instill the sense of saving and financial awareness among kids. The program includes a wide range of value-added benefits as well as raffle draws conducted throughout the year.