Monday 28th August 2017
Uganda’s Centenary Bank has been nominated for several awards at the upcoming 2017 Digital Impact Awards Africa, including Best Financial Inclusion Product/Service for its Cente SupaWoman Women’s Market program.
Started in 2015, Cente SupaWoman is a special savings account designed to meet women’s specific banking needs. Through the SupaWoman Club, the account includes benefits like access to financial literacy training, health insurance at discounted premiums and business advisory services.
Centenary Bank gives its financial literacy trainings on a regular basis, with the most recent taking place August 15 in the West Nile region, with over 100 women entrepreneurs present. Over 2,000 Centenary Bank clients and 20,000 women entrepreneurs have been trained on business skills and financial literacy across the country to date.
The Digital Impact Awards Africa seek to recognize organizations that are spearheading the use of digital mediums to promote financial inclusion, digital inclusion and cyber security. In 2016 Centenary Bank won in the categories of Best Financial Services Brand on Social Media and Best Mobile Banking. This year, in addition to Best Financial Inclusion Product/Service the bank is nominated in the categories of Best Promoter of Financial Literacy, Best Consumer Payments Service, Best Digital Customer Service by Financial Services Brand, Digital Brand of the Year, Best Mobile Banking and Best Financial Services Brand on Social Media.
This is the 4th annual awards ceremony, and it will be held alongside the 4th Digital and Financial Expo from September 21-22 in Kampala.