CRDB Bank (East Africa)

CRDB Bank is a Superbrand.

CRDB Bank is Tanzania’s market leader in both it’s assets and loan portfolio.

As CRDB Bank Plc, its history can be traced back to 1996 as a result of government privatisation of stated owned firms. In 1997, CRDB Bank Plc became CRDB Bank Ltd, with the objective of targeting both national and international markets.

CRDB Bank has grown from less than ten branches In 1996 to a network of 94 branches, ten mobile branches with more than 250 ATMs, 600 Point of Sale terminals and 480 Microfinance Partners.

CRDB Bank provides a wide range of products and services targeting the needs of both large and small customers, including

  • Savings products
  • Lending services
  • Trade Finance products
  • Treasury products
  • Premier Banking
  • Agency Banking
  • E-banking
  • Microfinance products
  • and SME products

In 2012 CRDB Bank became the first local bank to cut across borders and open a subsidiary and branch in Burundi and first to introduce mobile banking service.

CRDB Bank was also the first in the Tanzanian market to introduce international MasterCard and VISA cards as well as Cashback Services.

In March 2013, CRDB Bank launched the region’s first China Desk., a pioneering initiative which will serve as a ‘single window’supporting banking business related to the growing trade with Chinese Businesses.

As part of CRDB’s ongoing commitment to support the community, staff members led by CEO Dr. Charles Kimae have worked to improve conditions at Bugando Hospital in Mwanza and Morogoro Regional Hospital.

CRDB’s tag line is the “bank that listens”. This is the promise that the Bank makes: that CRDB listens to customers’ needs and finds the best solutions to satisfy them.

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