Hilal Al Siyabi

OAB Launches Several Initiatives during Ramadan

  • Under the slogan ‘Giving Made Easy’

Muscat, April 13, 2021: As part of its goal to foster strong community partnerships Oman Arab Bank has announced the launch of several initiatives on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. The campaign highlights the ability for customers to donate to the charities of their choice via the instant donation feature on the OAB Online App as well as through their ATMs. In cooperation with Dar Al Atta’a the bank will alos be placing a donation box in Oman Avenues Mall to make donating easy for shoppers. Together with their charity partners the Bank will also be offering support to families for their Ramadan needs. In addition, the Bank will be launching Fawazeer Ramadan, a competition on its Instagram stories, which includes a daily trivia question for followers, taking place until the end of the month. For each correct answer, the Bank will donate to the charities listed on the OAB Online App.

Commenting on the Ramadan campaign, Hilal Al Siyabi, Head of Corporate Communication at OAB, said, “In light of the current conditions, there is a need to strengthen community partnerships. These initiatives are aligned with the Bank’s strategy to enhance sustainability in all aspects of our business. This is possible by enriching community partnerships through charitable work during the holy month of Ramadan, in addition to the activities directly undertaken by the Bank.”

“Following the launch of the instant donation feature on the OAB App, we have witnessed an increase in the number of customers using this feature. Recently we have been working to increase the number of charitable organisations on the app as well as our ATMs. This way we can enable everyone to contribute to charities in the easiest and most convenient way possible,” he added.

There are 6 charitable associations that can be donated to through the OAB Online App and the ATM network. These include the Association for Children with Disabilities, Environment Society of Oman, Al Noor Association for the Blind, Takaful Fund affiliated to the Ministry of Social Development, Dar Al Atta’a and Oman Charitable Organization.

Oman Arab Bank has a rich and proud history as one of the first financial institutions to be established in the Sultanate. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 54 branches and representative offices with 160 ATMs spread across Oman. OAB provides a complete range of financial products and services through its OAB Online App. Customers can now digitally open an account and benefit from several other services, directly from the convenience of their mobile phones.