Date: December 2nd, 2023

A significant meeting occurred at PAPDA head office on December 2nd, 2023, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The participants included Senior Management members from PAPDA and Strategic partnership leaders from AWASH Bank.

Getting Acquainted:

The meeting started with a warm introduction of all attendees, creating a positive environment for collaboration. Ato Abdulkadir, ED of PAPDA, then outlined the key topics for the day. Ato Abdulkadir emphasized the importance of a beneficial relationship between PAPDA and AWASH Bank. The key points highlighted were:

  1. Mutual Partnership and Benefits: Stressing the mutual advantages of collaboration.
  2. Job Creation in Pastoralist Areas: Exploring ways to use the bank’s products to generate jobs in pastoralist regions.
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility: Prioritizing PAPDA in AWASH Bank’s social responsibility initiatives.
  4. Expediting Staff Loans: Recognizing the need to speed up staff loan processing for improved efficiency.

Detailed Presentation:

Mr. Kumela, representing PAPDA, provided a comprehensive presentation, giving insights into the organization’s operations, objectives, geographical coverage, and collaboration opportunities.

Interactive Discussions:

The meeting encouraged dynamic discussions between the Senior Management of both organizations, fostering an exchange of ideas on how to implement the outlined agendas effectively.

Commitment and Collaboration:

Both parties expressed a strong commitment to fostering a productive partnership. Strategies, timelines, and action plans were discussed to initiate and sustain collaborative efforts in line with the agreed-upon agendas.

Action Points and Follow-up:

Clear action points were established, with senior-level focal points identified. A plan for follow-up communications was put in place to ensure the progress of the discussed initiatives.

Positive Closure:

The meeting concluded on a positive note, with both parties expressing enthusiasm and optimism about the potential success of the partnership. The focus is not only on benefiting the organizations involved but also on positively impacting the communities they serve.

This meeting laid a robust foundation for a potential collaborative partnership between PAPDA and AWASH Bank, setting the stage for future endeavors aimed at mutual growth and job creation.



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