Bank of Abyssinia at Glance
In an era where commercial banking services were in an inchoate stage and striding towards transforming different sectors of the economy, Bank of Abyssinia’s founders believed in the need for a bank that gives comprehensive commercial banking services. Thus, the Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) was open for business in 1996 with enthused initiation and determination.
The name Abyssinia resembles bravery and character which are the core attributes of BoA. Its identity is demarcated with a sense of hope, optimism, and belief as it is perfectly displayed in its logo, the Adey Abeba. Adey Abeba brings the promise of a new beginning. BoA brings that very sense to all the customers it engages with. Working with and through BoA brings sustained success with the help of a bank that is a symbol of determination and hard work.
Bank of Abyssinia is a share company of private individuals who amass experience and success in different areas including business, entertainment and education. Such diverse ownership not only reflects the company’s determination and willingness to succeed in the sector it operates in, but also signify its ability to work together towards building a successful business venture and commercial bank service.
The Choice for All
BoA’s commitment to deliver quality commercial products along with first class customer service makes BoA the most suitable bank for all. Adopting its tagline in such manner reflects BoA’s deep association with the society. With more financial products and services BoA has demonstrated through the years that is a Bank for all and any kind of customer.
The quality of our work is always measured by the level of satisfaction our customers get. To attain the maximum value, our financial services are always of the highest.
The services we deliver throughout the country keep their uniformity and standard to display our integrity.
Team work and Collaboration
As we stride towards the same goal, which is delivering unparalleled banking service, our collaborative effort holds the utmost significance.
Caring for our community
As a bank that bears the former name of our country, our commitment lies beyond delivering financial services. It goes without saying that we are deeply concerned and involved in helping the community we operate in. Our corporate social responsibility shows our care as it is a platform to which allows us to give back to our community.
Bank of Abyssinia, to build its brand traction and expand its customer base, has formed a strategic partnership with different international organizations based in Ethiopia.
Corporate Social Responsibility
As one of our core values, the Bank of Abyssinia promotes corporate social responsibility. It believes the well-being and improved living conditions of our community will benefit us all. As such, BoA participates in various national projects and other social and economic initiatives. These include the construction of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam, the establishment of the Ethiopian Cardiac Center, Ethiopia Rotary Club, and the establishment of Ethiopian Women Traders’ Associations.
Through its over 545 branches in the country, BoA serves over3 million customers. BoA’s well-structured financial service system is connected through the T-24 core banking system. This coupled with the 233 ATM machines placed in and around branches not only to facilitate the working environment for employees but also to afford customers to access their account from anywhere at any time. This also allowed BoA to increase its capital hundred-fold from ETB50 million to ETB 5.5 billion.