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“Women play an essential role in the development and economic growth of any nation. Women empowerment is about improving the social and economic strength of women by creating opportunities that improve their business and quality of life.”
OBEAHON OHIWEREI – (GMD/CEO Keystone Bank)
At Keystone Bank, we recognise the unique financial needs of women. Our focus is to provide more robust financial support and services beyond banking that ease and support female entrepreneurs, helping them meet their business expectations in the most effective manner.
We enable access to programmes that empower women and assist them with short cycled loans while providing SME advisory to their projects. Leveraging on cutting edge technologies such as our Pink Marketplace we provide free advertising to expand their businesses and enable them reach new markets.
Research has shown that with the right support, women can provide the critical mass required for poverty alleviation and economic development. This is the reasoning behind Keystone Bank’s continuous support for women including professionals and entrepreneurs, to create opportunities and ensure that they achieve self-actualisation and prosperity.
Keystone Banks achieves this through the following women economic empowerment initiatives: