In line with their strategic initiatives for a brighter community, BBK- Bahrain’s pioneer in retail and commercial banking- handed over a cheque of BD 5,000 as a gesture of their support towards Zaka Fund. The cheque was handed over by Mr. Abdulkarim Bucheery, Chief Executive of BBK to Mr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Hitaimi, Chief of Zaka Fund, in the presence of Mr. Reyadh Sater- General Manager- Shared Services Group, Mr. Abdul Hussain Bustani- Assistant General Manger- Human Resources and Administration and Mrs. Rafa Kaddoura- Corporate Communications Manager from BBK.
Zaka Fund has received regular support from the Bank through various donations over the past years. Those contributions help the institution with the additional financial resources required to support the needy families, orphans and widows.
The Zaka Fund was set up in 1979 and it seeks to enhance the confidence of people who pay Zaka (alms) making the Zaka Fund able to facilitate the collection of Zaka and financial and in-kind donations by companies, businesses and individuals and distributing them to the right beneficiaries in addition to enhancing the society’s awareness about the payment of Zaka and its importance to helping the needy citizens.
As one of the major financial institutions in Bahrain, providing regular contributions to various humanitarian causes and societies throughout the years, BBK has supported entities including major clubs, charity funds and social initiatives. These initiatives are aimed at achieving the sole goal and vision of a brighter future and community in the Kingdom of Bahrain.