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Date: 
26/08/2019

Bank of Jordan has renewed its partnership with the SOS Jordan, believing in the importance of supporting the Association to carry out its humanitarian mission by taking care of orphans and children without family support. Through this partnership, which began in 2004, the Bank takes care of the operational expenses of a family home in SOS Children's Village, Irbid.

The partnership was signed by Mr. Saleh Hammad, CEO of Bank of Jordan and Mr. Mohammed Al-Shalaldeh, National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Jordan.

Mr. Saleh Hammad, CEO of the Bank of Jordan, expressed the Bank's keenness to select and implement social responsibility programs that benefit all sectors of society, especially programs that deal with children in general and those who lose family bonds in particular, which will provide a decent life for children and help them to become effective and capable elements of society. For the advancement of their communities in the future, praising the role played by the SOS Jordan.

For his part, Mr. Al Shalaldeh expressed his pride in this strategic partnership, stressing that the Bank's support contributes to the daily needs of children living in the family home with their mother for one year, which includes housing, education, food and extracurricular activities such as sports, arts, etc. He also commended the role of Bank of Jordan in supporting the association during the previous years, stressing the importance of continuing this renowned partnership.

Today, Bank of Jordan is one of the largest financial institutions in Jordan. It was established in 1960 and for nearly six decades, the Bank has contributed to the investment movement and economic development with its keenness to achieve the development of societies in the countries where it operates in Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Bahrain.

SOS Childrens’s Villages Jordan is a national non-profit organization founded in 1983, which sponsors approximately 250 orphans and children who have lost their family ties in its three villages in Amman, Aqaba and Irbid, and in its eight youth hostels, (31% in the Kingdom).