Al-Rajhi Bank funds education centres for underprivileged children

Al-Rajhi Bank (Malaysia) provided RM325,000 in funding today to two education centres under the management of Yayasan Salam. The centres are the Taska Baitul Amal and Pusat Jagaan Baitul Amal, and the funding was under the bank's corporate social responsibility (CSR) Baitul Amal Children's Programme which provides for 70 children from the ages of two months to six years. Roseta Mohd Jaafar, Al-Rajhi Bank's vice-president and head of corporate communications said the programme was geared towards helping underprivileged children in the Jalan Chow Kit area. Registered under the Social Welfare Department, the Taska Baitul Amal was officially launched on July 19, 2010 and the Pusat Jagaan Baitul Amal on January 2, 2012.