Greater awareness leads to more bank clients in Anseba region

Nov 24, 2011

The number of people opening bank accounts with the Housing and Commercial Bank in the Anseaba region of Eritrea is rising as a result of improved awareness among the general public.

The number of people opening bank accounts with the Housing and Commercial Bank in the Anseaba region of Eritrea is rising as a result of improved awareness among the general public.

According to the country's Ministry of Information, the bank has seen growth of between five and six percent in the past three years.

Saving levels have also risen by 11 percent over the same time period as the public are increasingly looking to put money aside in bank accounts, Head of the Branch Office for the bank in Anseba Estifanos Abraha explained.

The bank opened a branch office in Keren in 1999 and Mr Abraha said it is taking steps to improve the efficiency of its operations for customers, as well as introducing more modern equipment.ADNFCR-2976-ID-801220605-ADNFCR