Kingdom Bank opens 22nd branch in Meru

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Kingdom Bank opens 22nd branch in Meru
Kingdom Bank opens 22nd branch in Meru

Africa-Press – Kenya. Kingdom Bank has opened its 22nd branch in Meru County in an expansion drive that has seen the lender open three branches this year.

The new branch has a key focus on supporting the dynamic agricultural community in Meru and its surrounding areas, in addition to becoming a catalyst for local business growth and development.

Speaking at the launch, Kingdom Bank managing director and CEO Anthony Mburu expressed his enthusiasm for the opening of the branch by saying, ” We are very excited to open our doors for business in the great county of Meru that is renowned for very productive agriculture and the business acumen of its people.

“We welcome you all to talk to us to assist us better understand and serve your financial needs.’

The lender, a subsidiary of Cooperative Bank Group is on an expansion programme to open more branches across various counties in Kenya, to provide small and medium-sized businesses the kind of dedicated attention that they desire to achieve their goals.

Kingdom Bank has been a growth trajectory since 2020 when it was acquired from Jamii Bora Bank. It has since registered a remarkable recovery and built an asset base of Sh36.7 billion and net earnings of Sh655 million in 2023.

According to management, Kingdom Bank will continue to explore opportunities to open additional service outlets, in “carefully selected locations throughout the country.”

The lender has been instrumental in supporting MSMEs in key areas among them retail, agriculture and manufacturing.

The bank has a dedicated agribusiness unit that focuses on empowering farm input providers, farmers, food processors and distributors.

Speaking at the event, Godfrey Mburia, director of Cooperative Bank of Kenya warmly welcomed Kingdom Bank to the region saying, “We are honoured to have Kingdom Bank join our community.”

The branch is a significant boost for local farmers and entrepreneurs who are vital to the economy.

“We look forward to a strong partnership with Kingdom Bank to drive sustained development and prosperity in Meru.”

The new branch is located at the Ntima Building along Tom Mboya Street in Meru Town.

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