Bank of Maldives (BML), on Tuesday, opened applications for proposals in the fifth round of it's 'Aharenge Bank' Community Fund, a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to contribute to society by conducting sustainable community projects.
BML selects and allocates MVR 50,000 to five projects in the areas of education, environment, sports and community development under the Aharenge Bank Community Fund, during each quarter of the fiscal year. The bank has set an application deadline for February 15.
In 2019, BML contributed MVR 1 million to support projects in 20 islands, including the Nellaidhoo Community Park, refurbishment of the library in Maaenboodhoo, Dhaalu Atoll, a children's park in Kihaadhoo, Baa Atoll and a classroom for Special Education Needs (SEN) students in Gaafaru, Kaafu Atoll.
"The bank's biggest aim is to give back to the society from the profit. With the community fund, the efforts to financially aid projects taking place across the country has increased", said BML's Public Relations Officer Mohamed Saeed.
BML's nationwide network comprises of 38 branches across 20 atolls, 51 Self Service Banking Centres, 115 ATMs, 277 agents and a suite of digital banking services.