Vice President of Orange Foundation stresses on the importance of supporting social development projects
Senior Executive Vice-President of CSR, Diversity, Partnerships and Philanthropy/Deputy Chair of the Orange Foundation, Christine Albanel affirmed the importance of Orange Jordan’s support of social responsibility projects in the Kingdom, pointing out the company’s active role in adopting many initiatives across all governorates and sectors.
At the end of her visit to Jordan, Albanel talked about the different initiatives and programs implemented by the active parties and institutions in the Kingdom, affirming that Orange Foundation will continue supporting Jordan with an aim to positively contribute to helping the underprivileged segments in society, especially programs that focus on women empowerment and the youth segment.
Albanel praised Orange Jordan’s efforts which helped implement many local initiatives and is in line with the key objectives of the company’s five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020” which aims to support the local community, thanking all the partners in the Kingdom who collaborated with the foundation and company, and gave them the opportunity to play an active role in the Jordanian community, within Orange Group’s corporate social responsibility plan.
During her visit, Albanel and in the presence of the Executive Director at the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD), Farah Daghistani, inaugurated the Women’s Digital Center, which is affiliated with and supported by Orange Foundation at The Queen Zein Al Sharaf Institute for Development (ZENID), and is one of the five centers of JOHUD offering courses in digital training and entrepreneurship for underprivileged women in the Kingdom.
She also met with officials at the Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) and discussed the strategies undertaken at the Orange Foundation, CPF, and possible future cooperation between both entities.
Albanel visited the “Makani” center supported by Orange Foundation in 2015, through offering digital educational kits to students attending the center, including tablets that contain the official school curriculum for students who are unable to receive any form of formal education.
Throughout her tour, she also visited the BIG platform; Orange Jordan’s growth-mode accelerator program, where she spoke with female entrepreneurs who joined BIG’s previous seasons such as “360 Moms”, “Sittat Byout”, “Masmou3”, Co-De, and Waragami, and listened to their future strategies, and ways of support and partnership.