KAMPALA — Airtel Uganda will on Thursday, July 1, 2021 host a second webinar under the theme: Transforming Lives Through Digital Microfinance & Savings.
The session will be streamed on Airtel Uganda YouTube and Social Media platforms to allow participants take part and engage in the conversation. Speaking ahead of the webinar, Sumin Namaganda, the Public Relations Manager at Airtel Uganda, said, “We are cognizant of the savings and loans culture in Uganda. To revolutionise this space, we are happy to convene a thought-leadership on the power of digital finance and savings on our digital platforms at such a time when almost everything is going virtual.”
She further added that, at the start of June, Airtel announced a partnership with KCB Bank Uganda to roll out a number of mobile-based financial products including; Airtel Agent Float Financing and Airtel Money SuperSaver through which our customers are able to save and at the same time acquire loans at affordable rates. “In continuity of the innovations and the conversation, we have invited an experienced and knowledagble team of experts to share knowledge and guide the public on how they can transform their lives through digital microfinance and savings,” she said.
The experts who have been invited to discuss at the webinar include; Mr. Amit Kapur, Chief Commercial Officer, at Airtel Uganda, Dr. Fred Muhumuza, The Development Policy Analyst & Lecturer at Makerere School of Economics, Mr. Byamah Edgar, Managing Director of KCB Bank Uganda, and Mr. Joseph Lutwama, Director Programs, Financial Sector Deepening –Uganda.
“We thank our panelists who have spared time to partake in this conversation, and share insights that are timely, given the current state of the economy. I encourage our customers and Ugandans to join in on the conversation, and learn tips on how they can transform their lives through digital microfinance solutions,” Namaganda concluded.
Airtel held the first successful webinar on 16th April, 2021, under theme: E-commerce and digital connectivity opportunities for SMEs.