Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, in step with the bank’s vision ‘To serve you better, everyday’ and commitment to advertising sustainable improvement, effectively concluded the third phase of its ‘Little Investor’ programme for college students in the governorates of Dhofar, Dhahirah, Dakhiliyah, Sharqiyah and Al Wusta.
With this, a total of more than 10,000 students have been educated in economic literacy across the sultanate. Targetting college students, the ‘Little Investor’ economic literacy programme was launched early this year by Meethaq, in association with the Ministry of Education and Injaz Oman. The programme is aimed at creating a healthful savings habit as effectively as entrepreneurial expertise from an early age.
The ‘Little Investor’ programme is a core element of the Imprints CSR initiative launched by the bank. Reaching out to the nation against the backdrop of prevailing financial and social scenario, the Imprints initiative seeks to unite individuals in producing a distinction in reciprocating to what the nation has offered them.
The 4 pillars of the Imprints initiative are focused on programmes to inculcate economic literacy, market sustainable tourism, sustain green atmosphere and encourage enriched life-style.
Injaz Oman is a not-for-profit organisation focused on enhancing the expertise of youth for participation in the economy by bridging the gap among understanding acquired by means of education and expertise needed for the job industry. Injaz supports students to create leadership, entrepreneurial expertise, difficulty-solving, communication and soft expertise by means of a series of workshops performed by volunteers.
The Ministry of Education is represented by the National Center for Vocational Guidance in the ‘Little Investor’ programme. At a time when Islamic finance is consolidating its part in supporting financial and social improvement, Meethaq reckons sustainable social improvement as a excellent chance to complement the country’s progress and improvement. Meethaq remains committed to social duty initiatives contributing to sustainable improvement in Oman.
Meethaq is effectively positioned to supply Islamic economic knowledge to diverse segments and thereby market the excellent of society as a complete. Meethaq has adopted the greatest practices in Islamic banking and finance worldwide to combine a robust model which protects consumers and complements the Islamic banking market.
Information Source: Muscat Daily