Awash Bank was established by 486 founding shareholders with a paid-up capital of Birr 24.2 million and started banking operations on Feb. 13, 1995. As of end of July 2019 the number of shareholders and its paid-up capital increased to over 4369 and Birr 4.4 billion, respectively. Likewise, as of end June 2018/19, our total assets reached Birr 74.6 billion with over 430 branches found across the country, Awash Bank continues to be leading private commercial Bank in Ethiopia.
Awash Bank is a bank that has thrived over 25 years in a rapidly evolving market and economy. Having grown from humble beginnings with visionary intent, we are the first private bank in Ethiopia to exceed a billion profit mark in the history of Ethiopian Private Banks in the financial year 2019 since inception, we have expanded through a combination of substantial organic growth and an enhanced customer service experience.
Our strategic goals and objectives are based on the aspiration of:-
“To be the First Choice World Class Bank”
“To provide Innovative, Competitive and Diversified banking services accessible to the society with qualified and committed staff in a profitable and socially responsible manner”
Our Core Values
A – Accessibility
W – Wisdom
A – Accountability
S – Socially Responsible
H – Honesty