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Honour KK by saving

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PRISCILLA MWILA, Lusaka

FORMER President Kenneth Kaunda engineered a culture of saving among Zambians, a move which liberated many citizens financially.
National Savings and Credit Bank (NATSAVE) says the institution’s history cannot be written without the likes of Dr Kaunda and his colleagues who fought hard to liberate the financial sector. Dr Kaunda, who died on June 17 this year, will be put to rest this month. Various stakeholders, local and globally, have sent messages of condolences to the Kaunda family and Zambians at large. Speaking in an interview when he visited the house of mourning yesterday, NATSAVE chief executive officer Malcolm Chabala said the bank was created through an Act of Parliament in 1972 to encourage Zambians to save their money. Mr Chabala said Dr Kaunda believed in empowering citizens by encouraging them to save to effectively participate in national development. “Dr Kaunda believed that Zambians needed institutions like NATSAVE and Zambia National Building Society for the benefit of Zambians.These institutions are still standing today and Zambians should appreciate,” Mr Chabala said. He said Zambians should honour Dr Kaunda’s legacy by building their savings CLICK TO READ MORE




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