BIBD ALAF nurture strong reading culture with trip to “Brunei Book Fair”

BIBD ALAF nurture strong reading culture with trip to “Brunei Book Fair”

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BIBD organized an outing to the Brunei Book Fair at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas for its 35 ALAF students. The students showed their delight at the opportunity to browse reading material that can help support their educational aspirations in their pursuit of academic success.

At the book fair, BIBD ALAF Programme students were provided with a provision to purchase selected material, while at the same time, allowing them to manage their expenses to focus on essential education materials.

This activity was aimed to encourage and inculcate a strong reading culture among ALAF students. Accompanying the students to the Book Fair were members of the ALAF Taskforce along with BIBD officials, who also provided the students with guidance on their selected items.

BIBD ALAF CONTINUES COMMITMENT TOWARDS NATION BUILDING IN FIFTH YEAR OF ALAF SCHOLARSHIPS

BIBD ALAF CONTINUES COMMITMENT TOWARDS NATION BUILDING IN FIFTH YEAR OF ALAF SCHOLARSHIPS

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BIBD today awarded BIBD ALAF (Advocating Life-Long Learning for an Aspiring Future) programme scholarships to thirty-one new students from the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), and Ministry of Education (MoE), bringing the total number of students enrolled to 166.

In line with His Majesty’s Vision 2035 to eradicate poverty and illiteracy in the nation, BIBD renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with both the Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Religious Affairs. This is to continue the ongoing collaboration towards realising Wawasan 2035 by nurturing our underprivileged youths through education and guidance to achieve excellence.

The event concluded with the handing over of the appointment of the new BIBD ALAF Taskforce committee 2018-2020, and 122 ALAF Student Affair Teachers from the Department of Schools (MoE), and Islamic Studies Department 2018-2019.

BIBD ALAF SHAPES BRUNEI’S FUTURE GENERATION THROUGH HOLISTIC EDUCATION

BIBD ALAF SHAPES BRUNEI’S FUTURE GENERATION THROUGH HOLISTIC EDUCATION

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BIBD through the Advocating Life-Long Learning for An Aspiring Future (ALAF) programme held a three-day ALAF Ta’aruf Camp including a Public Speaking Workshop and ALAF Convention.

The students were formally introduced to BIBD and the ALAF Program, providing them with a deeper understanding of the Bank’s vision and how its flagship CSR programme can help underprivileged but deserving students achieve their aspirations.

The interactive camp consisted of team building exercises, art workshop, spelling contest as well as a presentation from the senior ALAF students on their recent educational trip to Singapore, to inspire and motivate the incoming students to excel in their studies.

BIBD ALAF STUDENTS CELEBRATED FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS

BIBD ALAF STUDENTS CELEBRATED FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS

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Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) today held an awards ceremony recognising the achievements of almost fifty underprivileged students enrolled in BIBD’s Advocating Life-Long Learning for An Aspiring Future (ALAF) programme.

Among those awarded were eighteen students of the general and Arabic primary school level; sixteen students of the general and Arabic secondary school level; ten students who scored 5As in the PSR Examination; and three ‘Top Achievers’ who maintained excellent academic results throughout the year.

BIBD INKS MOU WITH AGROMEIQ TO FURTHER DEVELOP CAPABILITIES OF ALAF STUDENTS

BIBD INKS MOU WITH AGROMEIQ TO FURTHER DEVELOP CAPABILITIES OF ALAF STUDENTS

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BIBD today reached another milestone with the signing of a MoU with AgromeIQ for the implementation of its Sprout (iQ) Farm.

The collaboration will see thirty ALAF students participate in the four-month programme where they will have access to the locally-developed mobile app which provides guidance on farming processes and fundamentals of starting their own farm. At the same time, Agrome IQ will be giving weekly sessions to the participants on the evolving methods of farming.

This collaboration is part of BIBD’s efforts to further improve the ALAF platform, which is supported by educational monitoring, guidance, camps and visits. At the same time, the programme also encourages its participants to better understand the benefits of farming, and also nutritional healthy eating from the crops they grow.

BIBD will also provide the participants with a farming area to grow their own crops, so that they will be able to reap the rewards of their efforts.

The Sprout (iQ) app is aimed at people living in urban areas wanting to utilize their limited space into sustainable farms. The app also provides daily reminders and notifications on how to best your crops.

BIBD REPRESENTS BRUNEI AS ASEAN LEADER IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY ERADICATION

BIBD REPRESENTS BRUNEI AS ASEAN LEADER IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY ERADICATION

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BIBD, with the support of the Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Sports, was honoured with the ASEAN (Association of South-east Asian Nations) Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (RDPE) Leadership Awards at the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE), held at JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The award is ASEAN’s recognition of private sector involvement for their contribution in rural development and poverty eradication in the region which has helped provide access and opportunities, while at the same time empowering the people to provide for themselves.

BIBD was nominated as a result of its efforts in supporting, developing and progressing members of the Bruneian community, especially those in rural areas. BIBD’s initiatives such as its ALAF programme and Sirah Amal were lauded as supporting the country’s efforts towards increasing the standard of living.

BIBD ALAF COMES TO THE AID OF FIRE VICTIMS UNDER ITS WINGS

BIBD ALAF COMES TO THE AID OF FIRE VICTIMS UNDER ITS WINGS

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As part of BIBD’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, BIBD today contributed more than two thousand Brunei Dollars along with basic daily essentials collected for a student from its ALAF Programme whose residence was destroyed in a fire recently. Also affected was the student’s family of seven.

The donation campaign was organised by BIBD in its drive and commitment to support and contribute to the welfare of its students. All these efforts are meant to ensure the absolute commitment of the ALAF programme towards the development of its students in the accomplishment of their education.

The contributed items were collected and distributed by the BIBD ALAF team with the collaboration of the Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society (BDRCS).

FIRST BIBD ALAF STUDENT OFF TO EGYPT TO PURSUE STUDIES

FIRST BIBD ALAF STUDENT OFF TO EGYPT TO PURSUE STUDIES

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BIBD sent off its first BIBD ALAF Scholar, Dyg Norhafikah Binti Hj Awg Bakri, to continue her studies in the prestigious University of Al-Azhar, Egypt. She will be pursuing her undergraduate study in the field of Syariah Islamiah for four years.

Dyg Norhafikah, a student under the BIBD ALAF Programme scholarship, is the programme’s first student to continue her studies beyond the secondary level and also the first to do it overseas.

Another milestone for BIBD ALAF

Another milestone for BIBD ALAF

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From: http://borneobulletin.com.bn

On: April 29, 2017

BIBD yesterday launched a dedicated library to further support the development of underprivileged students under its ALAF Programme. The public is encouraged to contribute to the continued success of the library by donating books. This launch is in line with its commitment towards ensuring that the students have more resources for their studies. It will also serves as a place where BIBD ALAF students can meet to build better relationship among themselves. In support towards the ALAF Programme, Kenwood Furniture Trading Company provided a donation of almost $10,000.

BIBD ALAF REACHES ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH LAUNCH OF ALAF LIBRARY

BIBD ALAF REACHES ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH LAUNCH OF ALAF LIBRARY

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BIBD today launched a dedicated library to further support the development of underprivileged students under its ALAF Programme. With this, members of the public are also encouraged to contribute to the continued success of the library, at the same time the ALAF Programme, by donating new or even their own books.

This launch is in line with its commitment towards ensuring that the students have more resources along with a dedicated platform to revise their studies outside their school environment. The library also serves as a place where BIBD ALAF students can converge among themselves, allowing them to build better relationship among themselves.

Also during the launch and in support towards the ALAF Programme, Kenwood Furniture Trading Company provided a donation of almost ten thousand dollars to BIBD ALAF.