Airtel Money has partnered with the Cattle Wealth Management Firm where customers can make payments for livestock via the Airtel Money service in alignment with the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) which places emphasis on the importance of the livestock sector.
Speaking after a field day held in Chibombo, Airtel Money Director, James Chona said Airtel was pleased to be part of the push for financial inclusion.
Mr Chona said the partnership comes in at a time when the Nation is pushing for more products and services to be made available especially in the rural areas thus incorporating the unbanked populations.
“As stated in our Seventh National Development Plan, there is need for an acceleration of ICT development through innovative products and services to effectively and efficiently support the economy and diversification aspirations,” he said.
He further stated that partnership will enable Cattle Wealth Management to use Airtel Money to receive payments for the sale of cattle and use the bulk payments service to pay the farm workers.
Cattle Wealth Management is a Zambian Company based in Chibombo area which facilitates for individuals to be cattle owners and ranchers through the provision of a 24hours expert livestock management services on the company’s farms.
The Chibombo field day was attended by various Zambian entrepreneurs and would-be buyers and investors of livestock on 30 May 2019.