As part of its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Deutsche Bank through its Middle East Foundation announced today its partnership with Al-Holailah Charity Society affiliated with the Ministry of Social Affairs in Saudi Arabia to support its Humanitarian Rehabilitating and Training Center in Al Ahsa in the eastern province of the Kingdom.
The Center consists of six training rooms to host four training units: Computer Unit, Makeup & Skincare Unit, Dressmaking and Embroidery Unit and English Language Unit.
Commenting on the partnership, Philippe Vollot, Chairman of Deutsche Bank’s Middle East Foundation and the Bank’s regional Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are really delighted that we have established this partnership with Al-Holailah Charity Society. Through our Middle East Foundation we continue to bring our unparalleled global commitment into the communities where we live and operate in.”
Jamal Al Kishi, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia, added: “It gives us great pleasure to support the Humanitarian Rehabilitating and Training Center and to help enable disadvantaged families become more self-sufficient members of society. By providing them with basic skills, we are confident the Center will help them enhance their standards of living.”
Eng. Saeed Alabad Rab Alrida, Vise President of Al-Holailah Charity Society, said: “The aim of the Center is to help enable poor families to earn a living by proving them with skills that make them employable. Deutsche Bank’s Middle East Foundation support will enable us to build the Center's educational infrastructure and capacity."
Established in 2008, Deutsche Bank’s Middle East Foundation is one of the Bank’s many foundations around the globe across Asia, Africa and the Americas. In addition, Deutsche Bank has active Corporate Social Responsibility programs across Europe and the UK. Deutsche Bank’s Middle East Foundation focuses on funding investments in arts, education, community development, sustainability, and volunteering in the Middle East North Africa region.
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