Diamond Trust Bank Partners With Jumia Uganda To Bring Its Digital Services Closer To Customers Ahead Of Jumia Black Friday

Diamond Trust Bank Partners With Jumia Uganda To Bring Its Digital Services Closer To Customers Ahead Of Jumia Black Friday

  • Diamond Trust Bank has over the years encouraged customers to adapt to and embrace the convenience associated with digital banking.
  • Ahead of the Jumia Black Friday sale, the Diamond Trust Bank digital savings account will be easily accessed on the Jumia Uganda platform with Jumia shopping vouchers up for grabs.

Thursday 5th November 2020 –Kampala, Uganda

Diamond Trust Bank in a bid to effectively serve its customers while prioritizing convenience and safety, has encouraged the use of its several digital banking services. Given the current unprecedented times, people should limit their physical interaction and rather opt for online services to avoid potential risks associated COVID-19. The service that Diamond Trust Bank is fronting for its customers on the Jumia platform is the Digital Savings Account.

The DTB Digital Savings account is a Zero balance Savings account, with Free Gold Master Card Debit (with on-line transactions enabled) and m24/7 Mobile Banking service, an option to have all Banking services at affordable charges.

While speaking at the launch of the Jumia Black Friday, the MD Diamond Trust Bank, Mr. Varghese Thambi encouraged the general public to embrace digital banking options to avoid physical contact and do shopping online on sites like Jumia Uganda.

“Such services are convenient and accessible and I, therefore, encourage our customers to actively use the bank’s digital channels while shopping,” he said. “Jumia Black Friday is a countrywide campaign and we at Diamond Trust Bank Uganda are offering shopping vouchers to customers that sign up and open up Digital savings accounts with us during the campaign period ending on November 30, 2020” said the DTB MD Varghese Thambi.

About DTB

DTB is a financial affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and has operated in the East African market for over 60 years. Financial strength and strong heritage have positioned DTB to become a leading provider of financial services in the East Africa region with a strong focus on SMEs serviced across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. Today DTB Uganda has 37 Branches with over 500 active agent banking locations Countrywide. dtbafrica.com

About Jumia

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.