Gulf Bank promotes financial literacy among staff’s children

KUWAIT: As part of its continuous efforts to consolidate the principles of social sustainability and believing in the importance of work-life balance, Gulf Bank welcomed its employees’ children on an ordinary working day, where plenty of educational and recreational activities were organized for them. On this occasion, the Assistant General Manager of Human Resources at Gulf Bank Hanan Al-Khalifa said: “Allowing employees to accompany their children to work, aligns with our commitment towards creating a positive work environment at Gulf Bank.

This helps to promote work-life balance, and further highlights our eagerness to support our employees on a personal and professional level.” She added: “We were keen to organize a series of various activities, designed for different age groups, with the aim of teaching children about banking services and financial literacy. The activities included creative workshops, fun games and entertaining surprises to ensure an exceptional experience for both the children and parents alike.” Al-Khalifa indicated that educational workshops were created with the aim of enriching the children’s financial information, and to encourage the spirit of teamwork.

Additionally, the children were given a chance to visit Gulf Bank’s Head Office to experience banking transactions both theoretically and practically. She further stressed the importance of instilling financial literacy in the new generation and to teach them about the importance of savings, in order to enhance their knowledge of banking transactions and terminology; hence, why the bank facilitated fun and engaging activities to help the children learn this new information effortlessly. Gulf Bank’s vision is to be the leading Kuwaiti Bank of the Future.

The Bank is constantly engaging and empowering its employees as part of an inclusive and diversified workplace in recognition of every employee’s role in delivering customer excellence and serving the community at large. With its extensive network of branches and innovative digital services, Gulf Bank is able to give its customers the choice of how and where to conduct their banking transactions, all while ensuring a simple and seamless banking experience.

Gulf Bank is committed to maintaining robust developments in sustainability at environmental, social and governance levels through diverse sustainability initiatives, strategically selected to benefit the Bank both internally and externally. Gulf Bank supports Kuwait Vision 2035 “New Kuwait” and works with various parties to achieve it.

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