BSB rolls out VISA cards to social grant beneficiaries

Reaching out: A social grant beneficiary goes through the the process to receive a VISA card
Reaching out: A social grant beneficiary goes through the the process to receive a VISA card

Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) CEO Nixon Marumuloa recently toured various sites, where the bank was handing out VISA cards to social grant beneficiaries in the areas.

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development recently appointed the bank to disburse social benefits for people living with disabilities, destitute, old age pensioners, and World War II veterans. The beneficiaries will each have a pre-registered account along with the card, which they will use to access their monies. 

Speaking during his visit to Good Hope Marumuloa said the bank was trying to increase the reach of its services across the country and was prioritising efforts to efficiently deliver services to all Batswana.

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