BANK of SHARJAH & SCHS Partnership
Her Highness Sheikha Jameela bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Director General of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS), has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Mr. Varouj Nerguizian, General Manager of Bank of Sharjah. The agreement consists that the Bank, as part of its social responsibility, contributes financially to SCHS new buildings, which will include schools, departments, playgrounds, and gyms that are specialized, equipped, and accessible according to international standards. These buildings will offer a suitable educational environment that contribute to SCHS restless efforts to advocate, include, and empower persons with disabilities.
Consequently, Her Highness Sheikha Jameela bint Mohammed Al Qasimi directed her sincerest thanks Bank of Sharjah for its valuable contribution, which reflects Bank’s commitment to social responsibility and supporting the services, which SCHS offers to persons with disabilities according to the best international practices.
She pointed out that number of persons with disabilities, who benefited from SCHS services during the last academic year has reached 2339. On the other hand, 610 are SCHS employees, 50 of whom are with disabilities. Hopefully, the new buildings will allow more and more students to receive services according to SCHS strategies and informative approach.
Mr. Varouj Nerguizian, General Manager of Bank of Sharjah, has confirmed that bank’s contribution comes from its commitment to social responsibility. The bank believes that SCHS offers high quality services that matches those offered in the most advanced countries around the world.
Mr. Nerguizian praised SCHS leading role and its restless efforts to empower, advocate, and include persons with disabilities as well as raising people’s awareness of disability issues in order to reflect a true image of people with disabilities. He believes that SCHS works hard in order to integrate them into society and improve their life quality.