KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: Kuwait Finance House announced the commencement of operation of 10 ATMs provided specially for the blind in various areas of Kuwait in appreciation of their conditions and difficulties and to ensure that they avail the best service that suites their circumstances.
Deputy General Manager — KFH Khaled Al-Subai’e stated in a press release that KFH is keen on providing banking services to various tiers of customers and provide all means to obtain such services smoothly and easily, especially customers with special needs. Accordingly, KFH has commenced the operation of 10 ATMs which are allocated specially for blind people in its branches in Keefan, Rawda, Shaab, Zahraa, Mubarak Al-Kaber, Dhaher, Fahaheel, Rihab, Saad Al-Abdullah and Jahraa, Mikhyal Mall. He indicated that ATM machines were distributed in various areas of the country in order to serve the largest number of customers bearing in mind that such machines have highly sophisticated specifications to suite blind people needs.
Al-Subai’e emphasized that the machines have common specifications i.e. enable the blind to write by using Braille letters, taking voice instructions to facilitate procedures for all users. ATM machines are placed in easy to reach locations to ensure that users do not suffer any difficulties, bearing in mind that the machines are fully secured and monitored.
He added that KFH is the leading bank where ATMs are concerned. With the operation of these machines KFH becomes the leading bank in providing ATM machines for the blind. He reiterated that KFH continues to adopt the latest developments in technological infrastructure to better serve its customers and implement the diversification and comprehensiveness. Technology and machinery have become an added value for quick banking and one of the basic requirements of customers.
KFH’s sophisticated ATM systems provide various advantages e.g. opening investment deposits, cash withdrawal service, balance inquiries, short and instant account statement, cheque books, cash deposit for retail and corporate customers.