Arab Bank Supports “Back to School” Program at King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Center
27 Aug, 2017
Arab Bank and The King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which Arab Bank will support the” Back to School” Program at KHCF for the academic year of 2017-2018.
The MoU was signed by Mrs. Nisreen Qatamesh, KHCF General Director and Mr. Tareq Haj Hasan, Senior Vice President - Head of Branding at Arab Bank.
Mrs. Qatamesh expressed her gratitude to Arab Bank, saying: “Arab Bank has always been the first to take on noble initiatives and the Bank continues to provide its valuable support to the Center’s patients. Through this initiative the young patients will have the opportunity to pursue their education during their long courses of treatment at KHCC.”
Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Tareq Haj Hasan said “Arab Bank’s continuous cooperation with KHCF reflects the Bank’s belief in the mission and active role undertaken by KHCF in combating cancer. “He added: “This initiative comes as part of the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, and aims at supporting KHCF's efforts in providing the highest quality healthcare to the largest number of patients, especially children, ensuring their continued access to basic education during their courses of treatment at the Center.”
“Back to School” program is one of KHCF's programs that aim to enable pediatric patients to continue their education while receiving treatment at the Center through the assignment of two teachers from the Ministry of Education to teach children.More importantly, the program helps those children to regain their self-confidence and sense of normality.