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Dashen, Bank waives service fees amid corona virus outbreak

One of Ethiopia’s leading private banks, Dashen Bank, is set to waive fees on a number of services in-light of the global coronavirus outbreak that has impacted thousands of people across the globe.

“In view of the current situation related to the coronavirus which is declared a pandemic; businesses are being directly and indirectly affected,” the bank said, adding, “As a responsible corporate citizen and entity running a responsible business, Dashen Bank considers the challenges and hardships that our customers are facing.”

The bank founded in 1995, has grown to become one of the most successful banks in the nation. Among its unique services is the introduction of the Amole Digital Banking System, and is the first to introduce a digital payment in the country.

“We take pride in our exercise to listen, respond and use advanced technologies to better serve our customers. This is beyond business for us but our need to protect our customers and be a Corporate Social Responsible Bank”, said Aschalew Tamiru, Director, Marketing and Customer Experience at the Bank.

 “That is why we are reducing fees, encouraging the use of alternate channel like Amole and ATM to digitize our services and discourage public gathering to help stop the spread of the virus that has so far devastated many people.”