By Grace Kambaulaya
Exim Bank Tanzania has proved its commitment to strengthening financial inclusion in Tanzania by launching a new branch in the Dodoma region of Tanzania.
The new expansion will increase the presence of Exim Bank to a total of thirty-three branches across the country.
Speaking at the official launching ceremony, Fredrick Kanga, Exim Bank Tanzania Head, Human Resource said: “Our expansion in Dodoma is part of our strategy to grow the Bank's distribution footprint at locations that bring us closer to our customers, while offering a refreshing banking experience. The branch will offer a full range of banking services such as retail products, investment services, and corporate payment solutions.”
Mr Fredrick Kanga, Head of Human Resources at Exim Bank Tanzania addressing guests, customers and media during the official launch of Exim Bank Dodoma Branch located inside the University of Dodoma, at Chiwaga area yesterday. Others are Mr Stanley Kafu, Head of Marketing at Exim Bank Tanzania (left) and the guest of honour District Commissioner Christina Mndeme.
The Dodoma branch, which is located inside the University of Dodoma, will serve the captive clients of University of Dodoma, which consists of over 25,000 students, 2000 employees and over 8 Government Ministries who have moved there.
Dodoma District Commissioner Christina Mndeme on behalf of the Regional Commissioner Jordan Rugimbana, officially launches Exim Bank Dodoma Branch.
The branch which is located inside the University of Dar es Salaam Dodoma will serve the captive clients of the University of Dodoma, which consists of over 25,000 students, 2000 employees and over 8 Government Ministries who have moved there. It will also serve the Dodoma City clients, as the branch is only 5 to 7 minutes drive from the city centre. To her right is Mr Fredrick Kanga, head of Human Resources at Exim Bank Tanzania.
It will also serve the Dodoma City clients, as the branch is only 5 to 7 minutes drive from the city centre.
The Regional Commissioner of Dodoma, Mr Jodan Rugimbana commended Exim Bank Tanzania for its commitment adding: “We are pleased to have Exim Bank’s presence in the capital of Tanzania, so as to develop a more inclusive financial system that provides greater access to financial products, services and capital to the communities and individuals of Dodoma.”
Dodoma District Commissioner Christina Mndeme, addressing the guests, customers and media during the official launch of Exim Dodoma Branch located inside the University of Dodoma, at Chiwaga area yesterday. Others are Mr Fredrick Kanga, Head of Human Resources at Exim Bank Tanzania (left) and Mr Stanely Kafu, Head of Marketing at Exim Bank Tanzania (left).
The bank, which was recognized as Tanzania’s Best Retail Bank by Banker’s Africa East Africa 2017, is celebrating 20 years of success, growth and pioneering into new markets across the continent.
Exim Bank is a privately held local Tanzanian bank which has presence in 4 countries and it is Tanzania’s first international bank. Since welcoming our first customers in Samora Branch, Dar es Salaam, in 1997, Exim Bank has continued to expand its national and regional reach.
Exim Bank has over the years leveraged on the underlying resilience to grow our asset base and to successfully expand their reach. The Bank’s operations span Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanga, Morogoro, Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Manyara, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Kigoma, Iringa, Mbeya and Mtwara regions in Tanzania and overseas subsidiaries in the Anjouan, Moheli and Moroni Islands of the Union of Comoros, in the Republic of Djibouti and Uganda– an international presence unmatched by other Tanzanian banks.
Exim Bank Dodoma Branch staff interacting with the guest of honour Dodoma District Commissioner, Christina Mndeme during the official launch of the branch located inside the Universty University of Dodoma, at Chiwaga area yesterday.
Innovation is a promise we give to our customers and clients. The Bank has had significant breakthrough innovations through the deployment of world class technology and customer focused products. We are proud to be the first bank in Tanzania to introduce Credit Cards, Exchange Traded Retail Bonds, and an ISO certified in-house training academy.
The bank also pioneered Mobile ATM facility solutions, 24/7 banking area in select branches with Cash Deposit Machine facility and an exclusive financing scheme for women in Tanzania.
They are a fast growing and innovative digital bank which many more interesting products and service launched in 2017 like travel and salary pre-paid cards, USD denominated Debit and Credit card and Mobile Wallet.
Last year Exim Bank posted a pre-tax profit of TSh 83.3 billion making it the 4th biggest bank in terms of assets in Tanzania. Within a short span of 20 years of its existence, the bank has built a strong brand through its geographical reach, innovative products, relationship management and its ability to provide a faster turnaround in services.