He city Bank inaugurated a new branch in it Padre Carlos Mugica neighborhood or Neighborhood 31 of Retiroas part of the initiatives of financial inclusion that the entity promotes.
The resolution contemplates supporting neighbors more closely, through personalized attention, banking services and accessible and quality financial products.
The new service space is located at 750 Carlos Perette Street, in front of the building of the Ministry of Education of the City of Buenos Aires (CABA).
The inauguration ceremony of the new facilities was attended by the Minister of Education, Soledad Acuña; the Minister of Treasury and Finance, Martin Mura and the president of Banco Ciudad, Guillermo A. Laje.
The chief of staff of the Ministry of Education of the GCBA also participated, Manuel Vidal the head of the Special Projects Unit of the Carlos Mugica Neighborhood of the Ministry of Human Development and Habitat of the GCBA, Tomas Galmarini and of Banco Ciudad, the directors Franco Moccia, Gastón Rossi and Pablo Videlathe trustee Paula Villalbageneral manager Gustavo CardoniDeputy General Manager of Retail Banking Maximiliano Coll and the Branch Manager Miguel Centorbi.
Guillermo A. Laje He noted that “the inauguration of this branch has to do with our social imprint and the work for greater financial inclusion in support of entrepreneurs. “Banco Ciudad accompanies the initiatives of the City Government that promote the most neglected areas in pursuit of their development.”
Banco Ciudad in Barrio 31 provides banking services to more than three thousand residents who are already clients, and to all its neighbors, bringing its proposals for financial services, banking of cooperatives, financial education workshops and banking in NGOs, schools and cultural spaces. of the neighborhood.
In this regard, the Minister of Human Development and Habitat, Gabriel Mraida He indicated that “The arrival of Banco Ciudad crowns a process of transformation of the neighborhood that began a long time ago, when we began to open streets so that ambulances and patrol cars could arrive. Since then, we have come a long road of works and improvements with the objective that all neighbors can be full citizens. The opening of a Banco Ciudad branch in a neighborhood where many residents do not have access to financial services is one more step in building a community with equal opportunities for all its members.”.
Neighbors can access the entire wide range of products and services of the Bank, from the opening of free savings accounts, checking accounts, credit and debit cards, insurance and fixed terms, as well as the Commerce Account granted by a POSNET, which They already have about 50 neighborhood businesses.
The entity also offers different lines of financing, including personal loans and loans for entrepreneurs, new loans for monotributistas and microcredits, of which more than 5,100 have already been granted in 2023, for a total of $2.5 billion.
The presence of Banco Ciudad in vulnerable areas is part of the strategic axes of the institution as a public bank, which focus on banking access and financial inclusion. From the entity, this social and development role is addressed from three dimensions: financial education, credit assistance to microentrepreneurs and presence in vulnerable areas.
The inclusion of more people in the financial system occurs through the opening of new accounts and the workshops on banking and financial education, aimed at migrants, urban recoverers, street vendors, homeless families and cooperatives.