Hukuntsi village in the Kgalagadi District was a preferred destination recently as Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) commemorated World Savings Day 2018, which was celebrated under the theme "Celebrating the benefits of Saving". Botswana Savings Bank led in the celebration of this day and the choice of location was part of its financial Inclusion drive.
This was the second time the BSB marked this important day with celebration following last year's successful festivities in Masunga. The purpose of the World Savings Day is to educate people all around the world about the noble idea of saving their money in a bank account. It is further geared towards fulfilling the following key objectives as it is meant for the promotion of savings all over the World. The day is also meant to help attain a sustainable higher standard of life through Savings as well as secure the economy. The day kick started with a walk from the Rural Development Centre to the post office where the new BSB ATM was officially launched. Kgosi Tshweneyagae of Hukuntsi when giving welcome remarks said that on behalf of the village residents, they were elated that Botswana Savings Bank. He said that the ATM that was launched on the day will be of great assistance to the community residents who previously travelled long hours to access an ATM.