Advans Nigeria Emerges Most Innovative Microfinance Bank For 2022
In recognition of its customer-centric credentials and innovation in product development, service delivery and brand management, Advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank has been recognised as the Most Innovative Microfinance Bank in Nigeria in the Global Brands Magazine and World Economic Magazine Awards 2022.
The financial institution was also honored as the Best Microfinance Bank, Nigeria, in the Financial Derivatives Awards 2022
Recall that earlier in the year, Advans Nigeria upgraded its mobile banking app ‘Adspire’ to include users’ ability to request bank statements and control their daily transaction limit. With the app, clients can receive notifications and share by referring their friends and loved ones.
The bank recently introduced a micro-health insurance product and an education loan to facilitate financial inclusion.
The health insurance product was designed to ensure existing and prospective clients have access to high-quality and affordable health care services, while the education loan was designed to provide working and investment capital for school owners and to assist parents in paying their children’s school fees with ease.
Speaking on the recognitions, Gaetan Debuchy, the Managing Director Advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank stated, “we are excited to win these awards. It further validates our innovative approach to providing customer-centric, affordable and transparent financial services”.
“Over the years, we have centred our business on customer needs and feedback, which has helped us develop financial solutions from scratch to completion. We are pleased to be recognised as the most innovative and best microfinance bank in Nigeria. “said Kayode Abraham, Head of Marketing and Communication, Advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank.
The Managing Director/CEO, Gaetan Debuchy, further dedicated the awards to the working management and staff of the bank, promising that the bank would continue to break boundaries.
Advans Nigeria, a member of the Advans group, has for 15th years, provided innovative financial solutions to over 1.1 million clients in nine countries and offered a complete range of financial services that have helped build over five million small businesses.
As an international microfinance bank with a national license from the CBN, Advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank offers great flexibility, independence and financial security to help clients stay committed to their short and long-term financial goals.
The bank was incorporated in Nigeria in February 2013.