Launched in association with the Ministry of Education and Injaz Oman, the ‘Little Investor’ programme is presently below way covering schools in the governorate of Dhofar.
In the initial phase, the programme exceeded the target of five,000 students in Muscat and Batinah governorates.
The ongoing programme aimed at offering coaching in the fundamentals of monetary literacy and entrepreneurship will also be extended to college students in Sharqiyah, Dakhliyah and Dhahirah governorates.
Sulaiman al Harthy, deputy chief executive officer – Islamic Banking, mentioned, “Meethaq is proud to see the ‘Little Investor’ programme reaching all segments of students, who represent the future of Oman. At a time when Islamic finance is consolidating its role in supporting economic and social development, Meethaq reckons sustainable social development as a great opportunity to complement the country’s progress and development. Meethaq remains committed to social responsibility initiatives contributing to sustainable development in Oman.”
Targetting students who represent the future of Oman, the ‘Little Investor’ programme is aimed at building a wholesome savings habit as nicely as entrepreneurial expertise from an early age.
The 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 folks in creating a distinction in reciprocating to what the nation has offered them.
Highly ambitious in its scope and attain to make lasting contributions to society and the nation, the Imprints initiative is a special public-private partnership by the bank in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Tourism, Muscat Municipality and the Public Authority for Consumer Protection.
The 4 pillars of the Imprints initiative are focused on programmes to inculcate monetary literacy, market sustainable tourism, sustain green atmosphere and encourage enriched way of life.
Injaz Oman is a not-for-profit organisation focused on enhancing the expertise of youth for participation in the economy by bridging the gap in between information acquired via education and expertise needed for the job industry.
Injaz supports students to create leadership, entrepreneurial expertise, difficulty-solving, communication and soft expertise via a series of workshops carried out by volunteers. The National Centre for Vocational Guidance is also actively involved in the ‘Little Investor’ programme. Meethaq is nicely positioned to offer Islamic monetary knowledge to diverse segments and thereby market the great of society as a entire. Meethaq has adopted the very best practices in Islamic banking and finance worldwide to combine a robust model which protects consumers.
Information Source: Muscat Daily