Brighter Future Myanmar
KBZ Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation (BFM) is the social initiative arm of KBZ Bank and KBZ Group of Companies.
In 2008, Executive Director of KBZ Bank Daw Nang Lang Kham and Daw Nang Kham Noung, co-founded BFM to help the cyclone Nargis Victims. The foundation was legally registered in 2014 to fully implement its five pillars of social commitments.
As the main financier of KBZ Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation, KBZ bank had allocated over US 103 million in charitable giving, sponsorships and community development projects.
Awards and Recognitions
KBZ Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation is the winner of “the best Philanthropic Organization in Myanmar2015 Award” for making the largest contributions to the development of the community and the country. Furthermore, BFM received the prestigious “Euromoney Achievement Award for CSR 2015” recognizing its life-changing Water Project in Southern Shan State and its broader commitments in CSR. Euromoney Achievement Award for CSR was given to only ten countries in the world and Brighter Myanmar Foundation is the first and only foundation in Asia to receive it. The mission of the Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation is to uplift the lives of the underdeveloped community members and to help eradicate poverty in the long-run through its five pillars of social commitments:
- Disaster Relief and Recovery
- Women’s Health and Empowerment
- Environmental Conservation
- Education Enhancement
- Community Development and Engagement