As part of its corporate social responsibility strategy, which includes supporting orphans and children who have lost family care, the Housing Bank has renewed its annual funding for the SOS Children's Villages Jordan by sponsoring a family home.
Commenting on the partnership, Housing Bank CEO Ammar Al-Safadi spoke of the focus that the bank places on its corporate social responsibility strategy as a means of effecting palpable change on the communities within which it operates. Over the years, Housing Bank has consistently worked to champion the cause of orphaned children and those who have lost familial care, helping to provide them with a healthy and safe environment and job opportunities that allow them to become active and contributing members of society. He also went on to speak of the pivotal role played by SOS Children's Villages Jordan plays in this field through its three villages across the country.
SOS Children's Villages Jordan Country Director Rana AlZoubi spoke of her appreciation for the support of Housing Bank through the partnership agreement, which has allowed the institution to secure the day-to-day needs of children living in a family home with a surrogate mother for one year. She also noted that over the years, Housing Bank has contributed to the achievement of SOS Children's Villages Jordan's vision of securing a loving family for every child, allowing them to flourish in a safe environment replete with love and respect.
SOS Children's Villages is a national not-for-profit society that was established in Jordan in 1983. It provides support to approximately 240 orphans as well as those who have lost family support in three villages in Amman, Aqaba and Irbid, as well as eight youth hostels. The alternative family model in the villages provides comprehensive care for children and youth, including food security, housing, education, health and psychological care, empowerment, economic security, protection and social integration.