Bank of Maldives (BML) has held its ‘Staff Charity Run’ - an annual event held by the bank to raise funds for charitable organizations.
The run – held as part of BML’s 39th anniversary celebrations – was held in suburban Hulhumale’ on Thursday morning.
The bank’s employees and members of the Board of Directors participated in the event.
Following the run, BML presented a donation of MVR 80,000 to the Maldives Deaf Association and Beautiful Eyes Down Syndrome Association to support programs organized by the NGOs.
According to BML, the funds will be utilized by Deaf Association to hold sign language courses and by Beautiful Eyes to train 30 behavioral therapists for their work nationwide.
BML’s CEO and Managing Director Tim Sawyer said the bank was delighted to support causes that benefit the community.
“I am delighted to be able to resume our annual Staff Charity Run and through it, raise funds to support causes benefiting the community. Today is also the Bank’s anniversary and on this occasion, I extend my gratitude to our customers for their continued loyalty, and to our employees who continue to be a part of change that sets an example to other organizations,” he said.
BML conducts regular events to support community initiatives, and has held the Staff Charity Run since 2017.