At Absa Botswana Limited, we remain committed to playing an active role in the communities in which we operate and seek ways to improve people’s lives and strengthen communities while creating value for shareholders. We will continue to develop solutions to societal challenges through innovative products, services and partnerships with a primary focus on entrepreneurship and enabling employment for the next generation.
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We provide skills development to support employability and self-employability, as well as facilitate access to quality education to deepen knowledge and build skills for the next generation. Through our ReadyToWork initiative, we have provided skills development training to approximately 10,000 youth across Botswana. The F.G. Mogae Scholarship Fund has enabled 76 deserving Batswana to pursue their masters.
We offer innovative financial solutions and business development support services to small and medium businesses to nurture the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Our Enterprise and Supply Chain Development Centre has been opened to support SMMEs grow their businesses through access to finance and logistical support.
We enable digital and non-digital access to the underserved population through value-add products and services to promote wider, convenient access to financial services. Our various digital platforms including CashSend enables thousands to access financial services. Our pre-paid debit card, which is being utilised by several private companies and NGOs, allows individuals without bank accounts receive their salaries.