The Star: More to benefit

By REBECCA RAJAENDRAM MORE will benefit from the Financial Industry Collective Outreach’s (Finco) flagship programme for students. The first two programmes – Finco Reads and Finco Mentor – will be expanded to all states in Malaysia by 2021. Finco chairman Tan Sri Azman Hashim says they are confident to take the project nationwide to selected…

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My First Visit To Sarawak

It was exciting to find out I was going to visit an interior “kampung” most of my Sarawakian friends have not even visited before. We went on a 5-hour drive to SMK Beladin, passing green scenery and later hopping on a ferry to cross the river. I was a FINCO Mentor Life Aspiration Workshop facilitator…

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Bridging the Gap in Nabawan

By Audrey Fung, FINCO Reads Activator Sabah The FINCO Reads Activity Fair held in SK Salinatan, in the interior of Nabawan, Sabah, on the 27th of February 2019 was a great success. Our volunteers, Verginia Paulus(Maybank), Mathyleslie binti Eduward(Maybank), Sanimar Zul(SME) and Ramlan bin Osman(Bank Rakyat) went above and beyond the call of duty. SK…

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FINCO Programmes Go Nationwide

The National Launch of FINCO Programmes was held in SMK Padang Tembak, Kuala Lumpur on the 3rd of April 2019. The launch was officiated by YB Dr Maszlee Bin Malik, Minister of Education Malaysia and Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman of FINCO and witnessed by members of the FINCO Board and Steering Committee, representatives from…

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Get In Touch – FINCO Activators

The FINCO Mentor and FINCO Reads are supported by activators who play a vital role by supporting FINCO schools and building relationships with stakeholders such as parents, communities, state education departments and volunteers. Introducing our FINCO Activators who work hard to implement our shared vision in each state. They work closely with the schools and…

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Introducing FINCO’s Shared Programmes

According to a baseline study done in 2017, the financial industry collectively spent RM 133,000,000 annually on CSR. However, more than 80% of this was spent on one-off activities. FINCO works with the Financial Industry to create initiatives with long-term, systemic impact. Whilst FINCO delivers this through its flagship programmes, we also assist individual organisations…

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Finco’s Mentorship Programme Targets a Total of 10 Schools

KUCHING: The Financial Industry Collective Outreach (Finco) – the nation’s largest collective impact initiative for corporate social responsibility (CSR) – will roll out its life mentor programme involving 10 schools across the state in January next year. This initiative will pool together 200,000 potential volunteers from all financial institutions all over Malaysia, amounting to 107…

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