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Today in History – Zvishavane Branch

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

FBC Bank Zvishavane branch is strategically located to serve the surrounding mineral rich Zvishavane and Mberengwa communities. Zvishavane Town is located along the famous Great Dyke that is rich with all sorts of minerals such as gold, chrome, platinum, diamonds, asbestos etc. The strong performance of commodities in recent years has resulted in the town being one of the fastest growing in Zimbabwe. The town proudly boasts of the presence of both large and small scale miners who significantly contribute towards mining exports; boosting the country’s foreign currency earnings. The future of Zvishavane looks promising indeed!  

Zvishavane branch was one of the very first branches to be opened by the then First Banking Corporation showing the great confidence that that FBC Bank has in the community. The bank has maintained its strong presence over the years and has grown due to the overwhelming support received from the community. The bank has exciting products tailor made to meet the various needs of its clients including those based in remote areas. Such products include Internet Banking, POS machines, Mobile Banking, Mobile Moola Instant Account, Digital Wallet, Current Accounts, Nostro FCA Accounts, Lease Financing for schools, Business Loans, Mortgages and Salary Based Loans. The bank acquired land in Zvishavane and is pursuing a massive housing project which will see the development of 1895 housing units in the near future. Be part of the FBC Family and enjoy the convenience of utilizing our world-class digital banking services, coupled with excellent customer service from Zvishavane Branch team members. 

The branch is led by Shepherd Sayi who has strong roots in the area as he hails from Mberengwa in Chipoko Village under Chief Mataruse. Shepherd has only been employed by FBC Bank after joining as a student on attachment in 2004 and has grown within the organization embracing its culture and life-long learning values. Shepherd’s 17-year old journey with the organization saw him pass through; Treasury Operations, Group Risk Management and Retail Banking departments. His retail banking experience started at Nelson Mandela Branch from 2010 to May 2013 before he briefly transferred to Southerton Branch in June 2013. After a one month stint at Southerton Branch, Shepherd was promoted to lead Victoria Falls Branch  from 2013 to 2017 before another move to Zvishavane branch from 2017 to date. Growing within the organization has helped develop in him good strategy formulation and a drive towards customer centrism which saw him attain the Branch Manager of the Year Award in 2015 (Victoria Falls) and the Branch of the Year award in 2017 (Zvishavane) 

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