Digicel employees were quick in filling out bank forms with the team from Wespac bank when they visited the Digicel Head Office and Hitron offices yesterday 1st June in Gordons, Port Moresby.
Personal bankers were on site to assist employees with opening new bank accounts for personal and savings purposes as well as disbursing information on how to obtain loans from the bank.
Digicel WILL (Women in Leadership League) is a community of 150 female employees within Digicel PNG. It consists of more than 100 members in Port Moresby and over 30 across Alotau, Lae, Madang, Kimbe, Kokopo, Manus and Hagen.
Each month the Digicel WILL Committee hosts an event around a specific theme and in May the theme was “My Investments, My Money, My Business” to promote investing and to encourage staff to be money minded. The seven partners who supported Digicel in this program included BSP, Kina Group, IPA, NDB, Women’s Micro Bank, MiBankand Westpac.
Digicel WILL President Ms. Gou Kere said WILL is a vehicle for empowering women in Digicel and bringing them to that next level in their career.
‘’Not only that, we are also dedicated to empowering every member of the staff.
‘’In May, our focus was aimed at bringing awareness around investment products, business and company registration procedures and money management information to our staff. WILL is proud to announce that in today’s exercise, we assisted more than 50 staff to open an account with Westpac and we look forward to an ongoing partnership with the Westpac team.’’ she said
MiBank carried out a similar exercise today at both the Head Office and Hitron. Furthermore In the coming months,WILL will introduce many more empowering programs for staff at Digicel.