By Christine Nakyeyune
Experian Uganda (previously Compuscan CRB) has for the 4th time received the Visionaries Award from the Government of Uganda.
The Visionaries of Uganda Awards are aimed at recognizing top achievers in different sectors of the economy in both government and private sectors, highlighting their services and impact on society.
Recipients are commended for their outstanding contribution towards Uganda’s middle-income status aspiration and Vision 2040 as set out by the government.
Speaking after receiving the award, Mark Mwanje, Managing Director, Experian Uganda said reiterated their commitment to powering opportunities that create a better tomorrow for Ugandans.
He says Experian is particularly looking to increase the visibility of Ugandan consumers to formal lenders, reduce the information gap between the consumer and lender, and positively impact consumer behavior in the servicing of bank loans,” said, upon receipt of the award.
Experian, a global information services company, successfully acquired Compuscan CRB in 2019, Uganda’s first credit bureau which was established in 2006.
Locally, the company introduced first-ever solutions such as the Financial Card System, credit reports, and credit scoring to the country, which have had a significant impact on the country’s people, businesses, and economy.