Jorbies Micro-Finance Company, a non-financial institution that specializes in helping farmers and traders, has opened a new branch office at New Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Jordan Bekoe-Larbie, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), declared, "Our humble beginnings, the struggles, challenges, contributions to society and current status have been the secret of Jorbies. Despite achieving a lot we have not even reached half of our purported dream.
"We laid the foundation of Jorbies in 2008, laid the blocks in 2009,roofed our success in 2010, did all finishing in 2011and painted and furnished all the rooms in 2012; 2013 is the year into move the fifth gear", he declared to thunderous applause.
The New Abirem branch becomes the 16th branch of the institution whose slogans are, "we strive to reward our stakeholders" and "consumers satisfaction is our concern" and has presence in six regions with six branches in the Eastern Region alone.
According to him, the company would not relent on the its giant strides, rather it would improve on its customer relationship in an effort to draw customers closer, identify their needs and design specific products to satisfy them.
This, he said, would be done through investing heavily in technological infrastructure, to gain a cutting edge with internationally and well known micro-finance practices from Asia and Africa.
He said the intention was to bring to the doorsteps of Ghanaian peasant farmer or trader financial solutions to meet their business needs and help grow the country.
According to him, Jorbies would concentrate on investment and granting of loans to its customers since it is the best route to success for customers.
He also assured residents within the operational areas of Jorbies its commitment to adhere to its corporate social responsibility, leading to an environment of a win-win situation.
Jorbies offers other products such as Jorbies holdings, real estate, oil and petroleum, transportation and rentals.