The management of Access Bank Ghana, has launched its women banking initiative, known as ‘W”, to inspire and empower women across Ghana and cater for their financial needs.
The ‘W’ Initiative, is a key component of the Access Bank’s financial drive which makes available to women, specialised bundled products and services to support them in their quest at growing their businesses, improving their family wellbeing and general lifestyle goals.
‘W’ provides a bundle of tailor made products and services to women, ranging from Young Professionals, Women with Family and Women in Business.
Speaking at the launch, Managing Director of Access Bank Ghana, Mr. Dolapo Ogundimu, reiterated giving the significant number of women in Ghana’s population,
sustainable economic development and growth can only be guaranteed, if there was deliberate focus on meeting the needs of women.
He said, ‘W’ was, therefore, an empowerment movement that intend to inspire positive changes in women through the various stages of their life.
Unveiling the ‘W’ Initiative, Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, explained the launch of the ‘W’ initiative, demonstrates the bank’s in -depth appreciation of the needs of women.
Mr. Wigwe, added that with the roll out of the women banking initiative, Access Bank was on course in assuming its position as the dominant banking force not only in Ghana, having been recognised as the Bank of the Year 2013, but in Africa and beyond where the bank has its presence.
On her part, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, (GIPC), Mrs. Mawuena Trebarh, commended Access Bank for the revolutionary idea in deepening inclusive banking in the country to reach many unbanked markets and called for a strong partnership between banks and the GIPC in deepening investment facilitation in the country.
She said, this was an exciting moment to look into the future and in particular female students, as female executives, female entrepreneurs, mothers to succeed.
The launch was attended by customers of the Bank, Ministers of States, leading women entrepreneurs, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of banks, traders associations, academia, members of the business community and the general public.