By Mike Mataka:
Representatives of Sunbird Savings and Credit Cooperatives (Sacco) are speaking highly of the just ended ‘Bring a Member and Save’ promotion, saying it has increased its membership and liquidity significantly.
This came out over the weekend when the Sacco awarded grand winners in the promotion.
Julius Gambatula won a refrigerator as the first prize while Jonazio Kachembere and Elijah Gama won a television set and microwave as second and third prize, respectively.
Sunbird Sacco Managing Director Taona Sharon Kalea said the promotion was meant to enhance a saving culture among its members while encouraging them to participate in growing the cooperative through bringing new members.
“The response was overwhelming. We saw a lot of members joining the promotion by saving with us and inviting new members, and this has excited us a lot as we are looking forward to coming up with new products that will keep exciting our members” Kalea added.
Kachembere said he was happy to have won a smart television.
“I am very excited. This is a very good way to start my year. Even though I intensified savings and kept bringing in new members, I never thought I could be lucky and I thank God for this and look forward to participating in future promotions” Kachembere said.
The promotion required existing members to save at least K30,000 and entice at least one individual to become a member to qualify for the draw.