Dashen Bank one of the biggest private Banks in Ethiopia today announced a 100 million birr job creation project in a bid to tackle the country’s high jobless rate.
The project, dubbed as Ethiopian Talent Power Series is aiming at supporting the national job creation program will provide talented citizens with loans to start a small business.
In addition to this, the bank will also work to play its own role in the national economic reform program, according to today’s statement.
The project will be implemented in six selected towns across Ethiopia, the bank announced.
Besides the financial support, entrepreneurial skills and capacity building training will also be provided to the citizens benefiting to the project.
Headquartered in Addis Ababa, the Bank is among the biggest private Banks in Ethiopia. It operates through a network of more than 400+ Branches, ten dedicated Forex Bureaus, 350+ ATMs and 850 plus Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals spread across the length and breadth of the nation.
It has established a correspondent banking relationship with 462 banks covering 70 countries and 170 cities across the world. Wherever business takes customers around the world, Dashen Bank is already there.