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Uganda: KCB in Drive to Promote Financial Literacy

18.05.2017

 | Source:  The Observer; All Africa

KCB Bank launches a campaign in Uganda aimed at deepening the financial literacy of economic players, especially SMEs.

KCB Bank Uganda recently kicked of a campaign to deepen financial literacy by taking more than 40 small and medium enterprises in Mbale through the intricacies of running a business.

The training is part of a countrywide drive that will see at least 340 SMEs being empowered with business management skills and information. The financial training campaign will be held in the areas of Lira, Gulu, Arua, Jinja, Hoima, Fort Portal and Mbarara.

"This training is timely in addressing one of the needs of the small business owners, money management; a normally neglected part of managing a business in favour of practical skills," said Eunice Wekesa, the national chairperson, Uganda Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA), who organized the training. Read more on All Africa.

Source: All Africa