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I believed I could, I STARTED!

Nthabeleng Likotsi, first female Bank Owner in South Africa, Economic Empowerment Advocate, Founder and CEO of Young Women in Business Network (YWBN).

Likotsi started YWBN in 2009 and in 2015 she decided to register the company as a financial institution. On 9 March 2021, YWBN was given a license to become a Mutual Bank by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). On 1 June 2021, YWBN officially opened its doors to the public for Own the Bank Share Scheme.

“I believed I could, I STARTED. I believed ordinary Africans will support my vision, THEY DID. It took us 4+ years but who was counting anyway. Together we got approved for the First Women Owned Bank in the history of South Africa. WE DID IT!!” said the jubilant – Likotsi.

YWBN Mutual Bank is currently offering different types of shares and investment options to the general public and businesses depending on affordability.

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