Awal Consulting in partnership with the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) conducted a 3 day intensive training and capacity building session for 150 staff members on Islamic finance.
Awal and IRTI through their reverse linkage program conducted a 5 day intensive training for the Board of Directors and the Shariah Board of NBK in Malaysia, so as to have a holistic approach to Islamic finance for decision makers in the industry.
Rahma Hersi Managing Partner at Awal Consulting Limited shared the Kenya experience of Islamic finance at the First Seminar on Islamic Finance and Banking in Uganda.
Awal Consulting Limited together with the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya with the support of IRTI planned and hosted the first Strategic Roundtable Session on the Development of the Islamic Capital Markets of Kenya in December 2014.
ACL official company launch was held at the Tribe hotel, in Nairobi, that was attended by top business people, senior banking professionals, government, and media personalities.
Oxfam GB an international organization together with her local partners ALDEF and WASDA set out to understand the low uptake of financial services in Muslim majority counties and develop solutions to combat this. Awal was commissioned to assist in this regard.
Awal Consulting was commissioned to work with Microfinance institutions interested in offering Interest Free Banking products and conducting and training and capacity building in this regard.
The Islamic Research and Training Institute received the Award for Best Research Institute 2014 at the Global Islamic Finance Awards held in Dubai on October 27th 2014.