StanChart’s Head of Retail Banking, Ajmair Riaz said the first raffle winners deposited a minimum of 100,000/- in their bank accounts in the one month. Riaz said the campaign which is aimed at enhancing financial inclusion and encouraging a culture of saving through digital bank on mobile platform launched recently.
The digital bank on mobile which is accessible via the bank’s SC Mobile Tanzania Application enables individuals to open accounts wherever they are without visiting physical branches.
“The campaign also incorporates additional monetary prizes to enable more clients benefit from the ongoing campaign,” he noted.
Frankline Kileo of Kigamboni emerged as the overall winner of the first raffle had his deposited amount doubled. The bank also announced four other winners for various categories of the campaign, namely: Hakan Sahin who won 500,000/-, Leocadia Mangasini won 250,000/-, Dorice Temba won 50,000/- and Lulu Mabrucky got 50,000/-. The campaign ends in May 2019.
“I am happy to inform you that our digital bank on mobile and the ‘Double your deposit’ campaign have been well received in the market and we have been opening more than double the number of accounts that we would otherwise open through our normal branch channels thereby enhancing financial inclusion which is one our main goals,” Riaz added.
He added that as the Easter Season approaches StanChart through the SC Mobile Tanzania App has partnered with more than twenty merchants which include hotels, supermarkets, airlines and car hiring companies to offer various discounts for goods and services.
The Digital Bank on Mobile which was launched towards the end of February this year is accessible through the SC Mobile Tanzania App.