Eager and curious to know if you have won? We too are!
UAE Exchange takes immense pleasure in announcing the winners.┬á
We celebrated our dear customers during the Customer Service Week this October. Our customers returned the love by becoming our brand ambassadors and spreading good words about our service. We had a gala time with our customers during the eventful dinner party weÔÇÖd organised.
On World Food Day we organised a breakfast party and invited our customers to share their first meal of the day with us. It was a one of a kind experience for our beloved customers and they thanked UAE Exchange for this memorable moment.
We also conducted fun games and activities at the branches giving an opportunity for staffs and customers to interact and establish a good relationship. FB Photo Contest and distribution of X Boy masks to children made our branches the most happening place in town.
Are you an entrepreneur with a brilliant idea, but not enough money to turn your idea into a profitable finished product or service?
While banks may have teams dedicated to financing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), that option may not be suitable for entrepreneurs just starting a business. To mitigate their own risk, banks will ask for guarantee or collaterals. These are difficult for entrepreneurs to furnish early in the business cycle.
So what can you do?┬á
You can try other practical alternatives to bank finance. One such great option is crowdfunding. Having emerged as a saviour for start-ups with promising ideas, crowdfunding attract small denomination capital from many people. All you have to do is, use technology to pitch your ideas to a large audience. The crowdfunding revolution was sparked by the very successful Kickstarter.com, which by November 2016 had funded over 115,745 successful projects and raised over USD 2.7 billion in pledged money.
Crowdfunding comes in three basic flavours ÔÇô donation or reward-based, debt-based, and equity-based. Reward-based crowdfunding, as popularised by Kickstarter.com, sees investors give money to promising ideas based on the premise that the project creator will reward them with finished goods and services. For debt-based crowdfunding, the creator or entrepreneur promises to pay back the money borrowed. Meanwhile, equity-based crowdfunding sees the entrepreneur give away a stake in the business to each contributor.
UAE based start-up Beehive enables debt-based peer-to-peer lending. The idea is that investors lend money to promising businesses, and get returns on the capital they have invested. Start-ups benefit from lower capital-raising costs, while investors enjoy higher than average rates of return.
On the other hand, UAE based start-up Eureeca uses technology to enable its investor network to buy shares in promising businesses. These investors range from friends, family and casual investors to angel investors, venture capital funds and institutional investors.
Crowdfunding isnÔÇÖt the only venue available to entrepreneurs. But it certainly is helping plug a large financing gap. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) estimates a USD 2.7 trillion gap in funding for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in developing countries alone, with the MENA region alone needing an additional USD 320 billion in credit for MSMEs.
So if youÔÇÖre in the early stages of bringing your start-up to life, try crowdfunding. ItÔÇÖs a powerful addition to your capital-raising toolbox.
UAE Exchange Bahrain celebrated Onam by sponsoring the BKS Shraavanam 2016, a week long festivity organised by the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam. We had fun contests where guests won exciting prizes by just giving missed calls and taking selfies with XBoy.
It was a real moment of truth when customers came forward and shared, the ÔÇ£WowÔÇØ facts about the brand with us.
It was a moment of celebration when UAE Exchange, announced the winners of the final draw of Khairat Ramadan promotion on 17 August 2016. 81 lucky participants won attractive prizes in this two-month long promotional campaign.
UAE Exchange saluted the real heroes who helped keep the city clean by organising a ÔÇ£Say WowÔÇØ campaign. We honoured the public cleaners who were on their duty at Riffa Lulu, near Lulu MALL, Enma Mall, Gudaibiya, and in the family park area. We held exciting dart games, traced the evolution of Western Union and had fun in the family park.
It was raining prizes, when UAE Exchange Bahrain announced the winners of the Khairat Ramadan contest. We also participated at the Media Meet & Greet event held on 25 July 2016 at the Downtown Rotana Hotel, Manama.
As part of our CSR activity, we organised the ÔÇÿBeat the HeatÔÇÖ campaign on 23 July 2016 at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam. The aim of the seminar was to reduce occupational accidents and diseases during the summer season and to raise occupational awareness of both employers and workers on the importance of its prevention.
During the month of June, UAE Exchange Bahrain celebrated loyal customers as a part of Customer Loyalty Month celebrations. The brand also conducted various community engagement activities on account of Ramadan, World Environment Day etc.
- Ajeesh Kumar from India wins the mega prize of couple air tickets
- Winners conferred with home appliances and gift vouchers
Manama, 22 August 2016: It was a moment of celebration when UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced the winners of the final draw of Khairat Ramadan promotion.
Congratulating the winners, Vineesh Kumar, General Manager, UAE Exchange-Bahrain said: ÔÇ£We have always endeavoured to go a step beyond when engaging with our customers. Apart from the on-ground promotion, this year we planned to conduct online contests for our digital customers and received an overwhelming response. We congratulate all the winners and thank our customers and partners for their association with us to make this promotion a grand success.ÔÇØ
Ecstatic on his win, the mega prize winner Ajeesh Kumar from India, who won couple air tickets said: ÔÇ£I have been sending money home from UAE Exchange for the last two years but this is the first time I have won a prize. I am really happy with this win and will soon be planning a trip home.ÔÇØ
A delighted Muhammad Arif Bashir Ahmed from Pakistan, who won a 32 inch TCL television set said: ÔÇ£The prize comes at a right time when the Asian Football Confederation Cup is going to start. It will be fun to watch the matches with my friends in my own home rather than standing in the mall and watching.ÔÇØ
Sharif Shahjahan from Bangladesh, who won a home theatre system in the final draw, has other plans. ÔÇ£I will be sending it [home theatre system] back home so that my family can enjoy and experience a whole new form of entertainment.ÔÇØ
A total of 81 winners had been conferred with attractive prizes in this two-month promotional campaign. Nine winners were selected every week and presented with branded home appliances. The brand also conducted online contests where winners were given gift vouchers worth BD 20.
Known for its customer centricity, UAE Exchange commenced its operation in the Kingdom of Bahrain in the year 2007. In a very short span of time, it has expanded its branch network and serves over 100,000 customers from across its 13 branches in the country. Holding a licence from the Central Bank of Bahrain, the brand offers money transfer and foreign exchange services. It has been conferred with awards including Best Exchange House in Bahrain Award 2015 by the Global Banking Finance Review.
Manama, 31 July 2016: It was raining prizes in Bahrain when UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced the winners of its fifth and sixth draw of Khairat Ramadan promotion. Each winner was presented with branded home appliances.
ÔÇ£The feeling of this win cannot be expressed in words. All I can say is I am happy,ÔÇØ said Suresh Kondoor from India, one of the winners of the sixth draw. He has won a branded refrigerator that he plans to send home.
An elated Terecita Tuliao Balean from the Philippines said, ÔÇ£I am thrilled. I never expected to win a branded television set. Thank you UAE Exchange.ÔÇØ She was one of the winners in the fifth draw.
Additionally, UAE Exchange conducts a digital draw each week and presents one lucky winner with gift vouchers worth BD 20.
The final draw and the mega prize announcement will be held on 17August 2016.
Winners of Khairat Ramadan
|1||Mohammad Arsad Mohammad Dilawar||Indian|
|2||Zaheerhussainx So Akhterhussain||Indian|
|5||Ebrahim Abu Bakkar||Indian|
|8||Liton Mia Anu Mia||Bangladesh|
|10||Mujahid Hussain Tassawar Hussain||Pakistani|
|12||NoushadMannangal So AssainMannangal||Indian|
|15||SemeerKaruveettil Muhammad Karuveetil||Indian|
|18||Khalilebrahim Hamad Rashed||Bahraini|
Emitting a sublime aura, the gorgeous tiger mesmerises us while strolling around with its bold golden coat, black stripes, amber eyes and strong physique. These glorious creatures are sadly on the verge of extinction now.
On this International Tiger Day, letÔÇÖs take these three practical steps to help save the magnificent tigers.
- Be a responsible tourist. Experience wildlife without polluting or disturbing the ecosystem.
- DonÔÇÖt buy products made from poached tiger parts. Report poaching activities to the concerned authorities. This will help prevent wildlife trade.
- Lend voice to the tigers. Reach out to the public and policy makers about the benefits and importance of habitat conservation for tigers.
What steps have you taken to rescue this big cat?