CBA and Vodacom conclude '5 years of MPAWA' 15M/-draw winner announced

18Jul 2019
The Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
CBA and Vodacom conclude '5 years of MPAWA' 15M/-draw winner announced

The ‘‘5 years of MPAWA’’ promotion of CBA Bank and Vodacom Tanzania has come to an end with one lucky customer walking away with a 15 million cash prize as 339 others winning double balance, Smart Phones, and airtime during the grand finale draw today morning.

The grand draw was carried out at the CBA Head Quarters in Dar es Salaam and had present senior gaming inspector Mr. Humudi Abdallah Hussein from the Gaming Board of Tanzania, CBA bank representatives, Mr Yessie Yassin and Maria Marbella, Vodacom Representative Ms. Alice Lushiku, Dokii and Mpokii renowned Tanzanian media personalities who are the Mpawa Brand Ambassadors and press. 

The promo, which targeted all M-Pawa users across the country, was designed for financial inclusion, empowering customers to develop a saving culture and promoting early loan repayments ran for 6-weeks and kicked off with an opening draw that had over 1000 M-Pawa users walk away weekly with double balance starting from 1000 - 200,000 Tz shillings, Smart Phones, and airtime vouchers weekly. Winners were selected basing on three criteria’s which included savings, early loan repayment and savings challenge until today when the grand draw prize winner emerged. 

Andrisa Mathias 27 years from Geita was the lucky winner of the star prize of Shs 15 million in the “in the 5 years of M-PAWA promotion’’ grand draw finale, while other winners included Andrelina Martin from Mwanza from Mwanza, walked away with double balance top up on their MPAWA saving balance. 

Speaking during the grand draw press briefing Head of MPAWA at CBA Bank Mrs. Gloria Njiu said that “M-PAWA is a product that continues to empower many Tanzanian citizens especially the Unbanked and small business owners and marking five years while giving back to our trusted customers was one way to show we appreciate them. She also added that “We are delighted to having concluded our 5 years of MPAWA promotion and congratulate all MPAWA customers who have emerged winners especially (MR /MRs) the grand prize winner. 

Speaking during the winner’s phone call, the winners expressed their excitement and gratitude to CBA Bank and Vodacom for creating opportunities to reward and empower them through the “5 years of M-PAWA’’ campaign and promised to remain loyal to the product because of the many benefits it offers. 

Vodacom representative Ms. Alice Lushiku remarked that “We congratulate the winners and continue to encourage saving and early loan repayment for all M-PAWA customers and urge everyone who is not using M-PAWA product to join, we rely on them to be a part of our financial inclusion plan for all Un banked Tanzania’s. 

The Grand Draw winner of the 15 million will be crowned this Saturday 20th July 2019 during the 5 years of MPAWA celebrations at Lugalo Dar es Salaam.

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