It’s familiarity with ordinary South Africans, especially in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal, has seen Ithala SOC Limited being nominated in the KZN Top Brand category of the 2021 KwaZulu-Natal Top Business Awards. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the awards which celebrate successful KZN businesses, will allow a limited number of people to attend in person and will also be live-streamed, to allow a much larger audience to participate.
Dr Thulani Vilakazi, CEO of Ithala SOC Limited, said: “Ithala plays a fundamental role in the development of societies in which it operates and the vision of improving ordinary South African’s lives reminds us that we are more than a traditional financial institution and that we have a bigger role than the financial products and services we offer.
“We take our community and social responsibility role seriously and we are proud be nominated in the KZN Top Brand category at the 2021 KZN Top Business Awards. “If Ithala clinches this award, it will be an honour and provide more motivation for us to raise and empower the KZN communities with our various financial programmes.” The public is encouraged to vote for Ithala through an SMS vote line in the KZN Top Brand category. SMS KZN to 33808. Voting lines are now open. Ithala SOC Limited is the only state-owned entity that provides full banking and insurance services; is already fully regulated by the South African Reserve Bank and other banking industry regulators; and is fully committed to ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations.
A current distribution network of 38 branches in KZN provides convenient transacting facilities. Ithala offers a comprehensive portfolio of business banking, persona banking, and insurance solutions.
For more information visit www.myithala.co.za, call 031 366 2500.
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