NBK sponsors KALD’s student award ceremony

KUWAIT: Pursuing its support of the students with learning difficulties and ADHD, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has sponsored Kuwait Association for Learning Differences (KALD’s) Persevering Student Award for school year 2022/2023. The award’s goals include encouraging students to show tenacity and commitment by honoring outstanding students, promoting the culture of excellence and developing positive attitudes towards teaching and learning among them.

The mechanism for this year’s award included nominating four students by each school for middle, high school, and grade four and five from elementary school, who should be officially registered in a government, private or special education school in Kuwait and only students with specific learning difficulties or ADHD are eligible for nomination. NBK is a key sponsor of the various events organized by KALD, in line with its sustainability strategy, which incorporates education as a major factor.

Founder and CEO of KALD Amal Al-Sayer (right) is seen with Manal Al Mattar, Head of Group Corporate Communications at NBK.

This reflects the bank’s belief that these events help provide valuable opportunities for young people to show their capabilities and talents and develop their social skills. NBK’s ongoing strategic partnership with KALD over the past years goes in line with the bank’s social responsibility mission of supporting the different segments of society, particularly children with learning difficulties, with the aim of providing them with psychological support and motivating them to express their talents and potentials.

It is worth mentioning that NBK shows unwavering commitment to supporting humanitarian organizations and childcare societies, in addition to participation in various social welfare programs in cooperation with various entities, reflecting its leading CSR role. NBK stands out among all private sector institutions as a keen sponsor of meaningful social initiatives across many sectors including healthcare and childcare, as well as social, environmental, sports and educational development in Kuwait.

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