Sunday 14, May 2017 by Georgina Enzer

Markaz is a “Humanitarian Partner” to Kuwait Red Crescent Society

Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz” has recently renewed its partnership as a “Humanitarian Partner” with Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) to support the organisation in helping the needy patients in Kuwait and educating families with low-income.

This partnership is a continuation of cooperation between KRCS and Markaz over the past years.

“Kuwait Red Crescent Society plays a dynamic role in serving the society and supporting many humanitarian causes inside Kuwait and abroad. We are very proud at Markaz of our partnership with KRCS, one of the most credible, well-reputed non-profit organisations in Kuwait that acts as a link between humanitarian action and the partners who believe in helping humanity. We truly thank the people behind it and its dedicated staff for their continued efforts to serve humanity in Kuwait and around the world,” said Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO of Markaz.

Alrazi Y. Albudaiwi, Vice President and Head of Media and Communications at Markaz 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. Our activities within this strategy includes a variety of topics that targets achieving sustainability; among which is the humanitarian and health side for the society we work in.”

Shaima Al-Shatty, Deputy Director of Resources Development Department in Kuwait Red Crescent Society thanked Markaz on behalf of the Society’s Board and volunteers for their continuous support. Al-Shatty said: “The role of the Kuwaiti Private Sector institutions in supporting social and humanitarian causes is embodied through the integration of their CSR activities to their overall strategies, representing a strong bridge between the civil society organisations and their partners who believe in standing for humanity while allowing each party to fulfil its social responsibilities.”

She added: “We appreciate Markaz’s valuable role in serving the society through consistently supporting KRCS and its activities. We are very pleased with our continuous partnership with such reputable institute that is committed to extend a hand of help to those in distress, whether their weakness is caused by a certain social status or the occurrence of wars or natural disasters, without distinction between religion or doctrine or gender or colour, and without discrimination based on the political and intellectual beliefs, in addition to its dedication to building human capacities and contribution in humanitarian initiatives”.

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