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16 Apr 2024 | Tue 19:41
Four projects completed under BML Community Fund
Four projects completed under BML Community Fund
Bank Of Maldives
BML Community Fund
Four projects wrapped up under BML Community Fund
 
A life coaching and capacity building program was conducted in three islands
 
The second project was in Nellaidhoo island
 
One of the projects include the ‘RahVeshi Programme’ conducted in S. Hithadhoo

Four projects have been successfully wrapped up under the Bank of Maldives (BML) ‘Aharenge Bank’ Community Fund initiative.

In a publication on Tuesday, BML announced the successful completion of the four projects under its Community Fund initiative.

As such, one of the projects include the ‘RahVeshi Programme’ conducted in Hithadhoo district of southernmost Addu City by Maldives Manta Conservation Programme.

Under the project, a month-long marine education course was held to raise awareness. Further, a trip was conducted with members of the local community to survey manta rays.

Further education was provided by the NGO to members of the local community, on the survey of manta rays.

The NGO also provided further education on the research work carried out and as part of the project, they conducted interviews with seafarers to document and publish their vast knowledge of the ocean.

The second project was in Nellaidhoo island of Haa Dhaal atoll where sporting equipment was purchased to support the youth development program by Fato Sports Academy.

The program included training in football, handball and volleyball targeted for children between and six and 15 years of age.

Local NGO, Community Empowerment Linkage established an outdoor reading park in Mulah School, with the aim to instill the love for reading in amongst students.

In addition to this, a life coaching and capacity building program was conducted in Ukulhas island in Alif Alif atoll, Maarandhoo island in Haa Alif atoll and Thakandhoo island in Haa Alif atoll, by the Association of Lady Entrepreneurs.

The program was mainly for local women and revolved around topics varying from self-empowerment, stress management, communication and digital marketing as well as introduction to business.

The ‘Aharenge Bank’ Community Fund is a programme aimed at empowering individuals and NGOs to contribute to local communities through sustainable development projects. The offer is open for individuals, local NGOs, Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), women’s development groups, tech community movements and youth empowerment groups. Government and business entities are not eligible for the program.

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