Jakarta, July 16 2021 – in welcoming the Eid al-Adha 1442H, PT Bank Maybank Indonesia, Tbk. ("Maybank Indonesia") through the Sharia Business Unit ("UUS") offered customers a convenience to make donations online Islamic qurban and has also distributed donations of sacrificial animals with a total amount of Rp. 950,000,000- sourced from the charity fund managed by UUS Maybank Indonesia.
Romy Buchari, Head of Shariah Banking at Maybank Indonesia, said, "We recognised this initiative as Sharing for Goodness, which is part of an effort to make a positive contribution to empowering the community and the wider community in line with our mission, Humanising Financial Services. In addition, to offer convenience for customers to fulfil sacrificial services, UUS Maybank Indonesia also takes part in distributing sacrificial animals and to provide ease to the burden on our brothers and sisters in facing the pandemic, especially on this blessed Eid al-Adha."
Romy added, "Maybank Indonesia continues to strive in providing solutions and conveniences for customers' needs, including in carrying out the qurban services where customers may fulfil it at any time. So, with this facility, there will be more customers who make sacrificial services ahead in this year's festive.."
Maybank Indonesia paired up with a global qurban institution – Aksi Cepat Tanggap, to distribute sacrificial animals to the community. Customers can choose the type of Qurban animal via www.Maybank.co.id/qurbanact then purchase the animal online via M2U ID APP or M2U ID WEB directly at the comfort and safety during the current situation.
Meanwhile, the donation initiative targets communities surrounding all Sharia branch offices ("KCS") in various cities and regencies throughout Indonesia. The distribution of the qurban is also carried out in cooperation with religious institutions and mosques.
"On the other hand, we will continue to innovate and develop Maybank Syariah finance in Indonesia, which is in line with the Shariah First strategy, which is to introduce sharia financial solutions to customers before offering conventional banking solutions as financial solutions that are managed according to sharia principles in general, which are fair, ethical, and transparent and can be accessed by all levels of society, "said Romy.
By implementing a consistent Shariah First strategy, in the first quarter of 2021, UUS Maybank Indonesia was able to record a growth of 13.2% in customers funds, amounting to Rp29.5 trillion compared to the same period in 2020. This growth was supported by low-cost Islamic funds (CASA) that grew 42.6%.
In addition, the total assets of UUS Maybank Indonesia grew by 12.9% to Rp35.9 trillion or 21.96% of the total assets of the Bank only as of March 31, 2021, or an increase compared to the same period last year.
Notes to Editors
Maybank Indonesia is one of the leading banks in Indonesia and is a part of the regional and international network of the Maybank Group. Maybank Indonesia provides a comprehensive range of products and services for individual and corporate customers through Community Financial Services and Global Banking, as well as automotive financing through subsidiaries, WOM Finance for two-wheeled vehicles and Maybank Finance for four-wheeled vehicles. Maybank Indonesia also continues to develop Digital Banking services and capacity through M2U ID App Mobile Banking, Maybank2u Internet Banking and various other channels.
As of March 2021, Maybank Indonesia has 362 branches including Syariah branches spread across Indonesia including one overseas branch (Mumbai, India), 22 Mobile Cash Cars and 1,312 ATMs including 75 CDMs (Cash Deposit Machine) connected with over 20,000 ATMs incorporated in ATM PRIMA, ATM BERSAMA, ALTO, CIRRUS, and connected to 3,500 Maybank ATMs in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei. Maybank Indonesia manages customer deposits amounting to Rp117.1 trillion and has total assets valued at Rp173.7 trillion as of March 2021.
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