Centenary Bank, the largest commercial microfinance bank in Uganda has been awarded Gold as the Digital Brand of the Year at the recently concluded Digital Impact Awards Africa held at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

This becomes the 2nd time that the Bank scoops this award, having been crowned the Digital Brand of the year back in 2018.

Digital Impact Awards Africa is a platform that promotes Digital Inclusion, Financial Inclusion and Cyber Security. The Awards recognize and celebrate stakeholders that are spearheading the use of digital mediums to serve communities. The Digital Impact Awards Africa celebrate digital excellence across the continent; big or small, local or international.

Centenary Bank also won the Diamond Awards in Community/MFI Banking Innovation Excellence (Agency Banking services) and Banking Innovation Excellence (CenteMobile Loans) categories.

While speaking about the awards received by Centenary Bank, Micheal Bulyerali the Digital Communications Manager said, “Centenary Bank has over the years made remarkable strides in the digital sphere by focusing on providing solutions that meet our customers changing needs in a secure and convenient manner.”

“Centenary Bank is a people’s bank and it for this reason that we strive to carter for the need of especially the rural population by leveraging technology. These awards are a testimony that we are indeed on the right path to providing appropriate financial solutions in line with our mission,” he noted.

Bulyerali further remarked that the awards are also a challenge for the bank to continue being innovative, to remain competitive in this digital era.  

“We are challenged to ensure that our digital banking and communication channels evolve so as to enhance our customers experience to aid adoption and promote financial inclusion for all Ugandans” Micheal said.

Centenary Bank currently has the widest agent banking footprint in Uganda with over 5,800 agents countrywide and the bank has recently revamped its CenteMobile banking App to offer more transaction options such as Electronic Funds Transfer to other banks and enhance security by adding the fingerprint and facial recognition features.

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