For the modern Bangladeshi women entrepreneurs and working women, financial institutions are now offering more and more facilities to take their ventures to the next step, or offering banking services to secure their financial future.
Of the myriad services offered by various financial institutions, Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has a set of propositions and services designed for women account holders.
Currently, EBL Women Banking offers the basic savings plan, as EBL Millionaire Women DPS with zero initial deposit, which simply provides the opportunity to be a millionaire within a flexible tenure. Furthermore, EBL Smart Women’s Savings Account facilitates the daily transactional needs of any working woman with 30 percent waiver in locker charges, along with free phone, SMS and Internet banking facilities, etc.
EBL Women Banking also offers the EBL VISA Women Platinum Credit Card, which comes with unmatched exclusive benefits from local and international brands. Feasible schedule of charges and waiver, along with 24/7 customer service through digital platform makes way for a simple and convenient banking experience.
To cater to the different lifestyle needs of corporate professionals, EBL Women’s Loan is an any-purpose unsecured EMI based loan facility, where salaried women can get access to loans of up to Tk 20 Lakh. To address any business need, EBL Women Banking has exclusive single digit collateral free ‘Mukti Loan’. Apart from these, EBL has a widespread network of dedicated branch officials across the country to accommodate different banking needs of women customers.
EBL has also taken steps to create a cohesive platform, backed by different products specifically catered for the segment of women who want to work from home, or are currently not part of mainstream economic activities. With the help of internal and external partners, EBL helps this particular type of clients to prepare any necessary documents related to business and account opening.
EBL Women Banking has been proactively working with the aim of capacity building for women entrepreneurs and in improving their accessibility to tools to run a business. To further strengthen their position as forerunners in women’s banking, EBL has organised different kinds of skill development training programmes like entrepreneurship development, access to finance, business management, cash management, productivity management, etc. in collaboration with SME Foundation, BWCCI, CWCCI and other renowned women chambers and associations.