Standard Chartered Foundation brings cheer to
500 underprivileged children

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 February 2017 –Standard Chartered Foundation, the charity arm ofStandard Chartered Bank Malaysia recently provided aid to 500 underprivileged children under the Back-to-School initiative. The Foundation donated basic school essentials such as uniforms, bags and stationery to the children from the Dignity for Children Foundation (Dignity).

Twenty volunteers from the Bank gathered at Dignity's auditorium recently to help bundle these items together for distribution to the 500 recipients of these back-to-school items. Staff volunteers also assisted in storing additional items to help ease Dignity's distribution to other underprivileged children.

Picture 1: Back row: Florence Foo, Head, Human Resources, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad (far left standing); and staff volunteers getting ready to distribute schoolbags and school uniforms to underprivileged children at Dignity for Children Foundation

Picture 2: Standard Chartered Bank staff volunteers working together to pack the school bags and stationeries to be distributed to Dignity for Children Foundation


Executive Bios

Aaron Loo Country Head, Retail Banking, Malaysia View profile

Our Views

Our experts share their opinions on the world of banking. Read their views and add your own. Hear from our experts

Global Research

Our exclusive research is available for clients, journalists and staff. Please register or login for full access. Register for our research Read our latest reports

Media Contacts

Journalists and media organisations can contact us directly with their enquiries. View our contacts