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In 1931, Arab Bank founder Abdul Hameed Shoman donated to building a University in Jerusalem. Arab Bank has since been an active community partner, and a patron of charitable work. The Bank's leadership places strong emphasis on Best Practice approach towards issues related to economic and social aspects of its business, with relation to the communities of its operation areas, and stakeholders.
Arab Bank believes in the interdependence of business and community, it is also aware of the need to emphasize its stakeholders' needs world wide.
In August 2006, and during the royal visit by His Majesty King Abdullah II, Arab Bank donated 2 Million Jordanian Dinar (USD 2.8 Million), to support governmental poverty alleviation efforts in the Southern parts of the Kingdom.
The Bank has also been active in sponsoring educational and medical institutions, in addition to providing scholarships to students both in Jordan and the Palestinian territories. Universities, schools, hospitals, youth and cultural centers, orphanages, and various NGO's are among hundreds of beneficiaries in local communities with whom the Bank has partnered.