SELANGOR – Danajamin Nasional Berhad ("Danajamin"), Malaysia’s first Financial Guarantee Insurer, recently inducted its fifth batch of students into Danajamin100 programme, the company’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.
Danajamin100, now in its fourth year, is a unique leadership enrichment programme in collaboration with PINTAR Foundation. The programme aims to develop and maximize students’ leadership abilities and potential through a variety of well-designed activities and engagements over a period of three years. Throughout the programme, these students will participate in activities and camps focusing on character building, leadership, communication and professional skills.
The event, held on 26 November 2018, was officiated by Mohamed Nazri Omar, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Danajamin. Karimah Tan Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer of PINTAR Foundation was also present at the event together with the various school representatives, students and parents.
Thirty students from schools within Selangor were shortlisted for the programme based on their academic results, co-curricular performance and leadership potential exhibited during a selection camp held on 27 and 28 October 2018. The students were from:
- SMK Pengkalan Permatang (8 students)
- SMK Ampang Pecah (7 students)
- SMK Jeram (4 students)
- SMK Batu Laut (5 students)
- SMK Bagan Terap (6 students)
Mohamed Nazri shared, "Through Danajamin100, we hope to empower the students by instilling the right values and work ethics to maximize their potential. These students are our future leaders and it is vital for us to equip them with values such as integrity, courage and diligence to nurture capable, far-sighted and purposeful leaders in the long term."
To date, a total of 120 students from Klang Valley, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Kedah, Penang, Kelantan and Melaka have benefited from the Danajamin100 programme.
Danajamin Nasional Berhad (Danajamin) is Malaysia’s first and only Financial Guarantee Insurer. Established in May 2009, Danajamin’s objective is to ensure that financially viable corporates continue to be able to access the bond market for their long term financing needs and at the same time, be an enabler to further develop the domestic bond and sukuk market.
To date, Danajamin has provided its guarantee for bond/sukuk programmes issued by 35 companies across various sectors; and brought about a market impact of approximately RM20.7 billion through its risk sharing collaboration with partner banks.
Danajamin has been accorded the highest rating ‘AAA’ by both RAM Rating Services Berhad (RAM) and Malaysia Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC). It is regulated and supervised by Bank Negara Malaysia under the Financial Services Act 2013. Danajamin is equally owned by Minister of Finance Incorporated and Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad.
Today, Danajamin is well positioned to further enable the development of Malaysia’s capital market. Growing from strength to strength, Danajamin’s total assets and shareholders’ equity stands at RM2.7 billion and RM1.7 billion respectively (as at 31 December 2017).
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