NEWS

BIBD ALAF STUDENTS CELEBRATED FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

FIRST BIBD ALAF STUDENT OFF TO EGYPT TO PURSUE STUDIES

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.

BIBD ALAF REACHES ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH LAUNCH OF ALAF LIBRARY

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.

BIBD ALAF STUDENTS VISIT BRUNEI BOOK FAIR

THE Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) organised an outing to the Brunei Book Fair at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas for its top 13 ALAF students, who were also recognised recently for their excellent achievements at the 4th BIBD ALAF Award presentation ceremony. The students showed their delight for the opportunity to browse reading materials that can help support their educational aspirations in pursuit of academic success, said a press release. At the book fair, the BIBD ALAF programme students were also given a provision to purchase selected materials. This activity was aimed at encouraging and inculcating a strong reading culture among the ALAF students. Accompanying the students to the book fair were members of the ALAF Taskforce along with BIBD officials.

ALAF STUDENTS ACHIEVE EXCELLENT RESULTS AS BIBD CONTINUES TO SUPPORT VISION 2035

ENSURING that underprivileged students continue to attain knowledge and academic skills to achieve a better future, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) has enrolled 42 new students and recognised the achievements of 13 underprivileged students in its Advocating Life-LongLearning for an Aspiring Future (ALAF) programme.