dfcu Bank recently won the Digital Awareness Initiative award at the just concluded Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) that took place at the Mestil Hotel, Kampala.
The bank has been spearheading the use of digital technology to drive financial literacy and inclusion in Uganda. dfcu Bank received the award for its ‘dfcu Battle for Cash’ campaign which is a regional activity that teaches people on saving and financial literacy. Some of the topics covered in the trainingincluded; Why and how to save, where to invest money so it can grow, things to think about when thinking of investing and so much more.
The Digital Impact Awards Africa bring together tens of C-Level Executives, Senior Digital and IT executives each year, in series of events that recognize and celebrate strategic trends and technologies which are shaping the Digital, IT and business worlds.
The theme for the 2019 edition of the awards was #IncludeEveryone, calling for various stakeholders and industry players in the country’s digital landscape to put in place and enforce solutions, approaches and innovations that will enable financial inclusion across Uganda.
Speaking at the awards gala, dfcu Bank’s Ag. Head Alternative Channels, Lloyd Jonathan Busuulwa noted that the recognition reflected the bank’s tremendous efforts towards enabling financial literacy in Uganda.
“As a market leader in the area of financial literacy, we are determined to utilize our products, services, initiatives and partnerships to make both financial literacy and inclusivity a reality countrywide,” he said.