Centenary Bank wins 2021 banking innovation award


Kampala 14e Dec 2021Centenary bank, Uganda’s leading commercial microfinance bank won three awards at the 2021 Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) which recently took place at the Mestil Hotel Kampala.

The Bank received the Silver for Digital Brand of the Year, won the Excellence in Banking Innovation Award for its CenteOn the Go account opening function on the CenteMobile banking platform as well as the award of excellence in community banking innovation for agent banking and CenteXpress.

The 8the The edition of the Digital Impact Awards Africa organized under the theme “Maximizing the digital dividend” aims to explore the strategic trends and technologies that are shaping the future of digital, information technology and business with a focus particular to the security of client funds and platform security in the financial technology sector.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Mr. Micheal Bulyerali, Corporate Communications Specialist for Centenary Bank said that “The awards that we have been presented with are an indication that Centenary Bank is committed to Innovating Solutions that are beneficial and inclusive for all of our clients.

Centenary Bank is grateful to its customers for adopting our digital services, especially during this time when users need to access the service conveniently and securely, given the COVID-19 situation. “

“Faced with changing customer needs, it is prudent as a financial institution to innovate in banking solutions that will address key customer issues.

We received the Banking Innovation Award for the recently launched CenteOn the Go feature, which is a platform on our CenteMobile banking app designed to make it easy for customers to open their preferred bank account without physically going to the bank. », Concluded Bulyerali.

“This feature and many other digital banking services offered by our bank aim to create ease and convenience while ensuring that customers access money securely and complete other banking transactions,” he said. -he adds.

In 2018, Centenary Bank was voted Digital Brand of the Year following the previous year’s award for Best Social Media Brand, while the bank won the Community Banking Excellence Award in 2020 among others.


Michael J. Birnbaum