Hundreds turn up for the KCB Mobigrow show at Chwele market; focus shifts to Kambi ya Mwanza in Kakamega

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West FM presenter John Kabaka speaking to fans on ground
West FM presenter John Kabaka speaking to fans on ground

West FM in partnership with the country’s leading bank KCB arrived in Chwele market, Bungoma with a bang on Friday June 29th2019 in a fan and farmer one on one on ground experience of a kind.

The truck branded in West FM and KCB bank banners arrived at the region’s arguably most active agricultural market and town a few minutes to 12 noon, but still despite the fact this was not as early as most people would have expected, what transpired later was top notch bond expectations.

From entertainment and education as regards KCB Mobigrow, KCB’s farmer targeting digital banking platform, call it edutainment, everything was tick.

Fans who turned up for the show
Fans who turned up for the show

Entertainment at best 

The hundreds, if not thousands of people that turned up were treated to a rare experience of meeting their favorite West FM, and by extension West Media popular presenters face to face, being entertained by the region’s ever impressive comedian and musician Geoffrey who also works for Mumbo FM, West FM’s sister station and the country’s newest entrant in the radio industry, Kasembeli Watila clothed in a typical Bukusu traditional attire and many more talents form the county.

The event was capped off by none other than alimo sindu hit maker Micah Wanyenje who wowed the crowd with a climax of a kind.

KCB bank, whose staff was part of the caravan, also expressed their satisfaction at how the day had proceeded , recording good numbers that opened KCB Mobigrow accounts and willingly went ahead to interact with the saving, farmer training and lending digital platform.

Their venture was boasted by the fact that the day’s emcees had a mastery of the platform and would here or there, in between the juicy entertainment pause to remind the audience to open KCB Mobigrow accounts, to start saving and also carried them through how to access loans and the other enormous benefits that came along with the account.

‘’Am convinced West FM is just the best here and beyond, I need no more evidence than this,’’ one staff noted.

There were smiles on most if not all of the fans that showed up, with a good number of them men and women walking home with prizes of different magnitude –from T shirts, caps, key holders, umbrellas, shopping bags, etc all decorated in either KCB bank or West FM colours.

‘’West FM is my home. I have been among the lucky fans today, walking away with a KCB bank branded umbrella to boast my agri-business activities,’’ one Nanjala Nasike said.

‘’I am the happiest person here, can’t stop expressing my happiness at receiving a West FM Branded T shirt. I love West FM,’’ another one Moses Wafula a small scale farmer added. 

West Media presenters on ground
West Media presenters on ground

The situation on ground at Chwele market
The situation on ground at Chwele market
KCB staff registering a client to KCB Mobigrow
KCB staff registering a client to KCB Mobigrow


KCB staff member registering a client
KCB staff member registering a client

All eyes to Kambi ya Mwanza, Kakamega 

All eyes are now headed to Kambi ya Mwanza, Kakamega for Kakamega County’s version of the same ongoing engagement on Tuesday 2nd July 2019.

MobiGrow is a  product from KCB that offers training opportunities, financial knowledge and gives affordable loans to smallholder farmers with an aim to transform the lives of farmers through agri-business. All you need to do is dial *225#, Select Open Mobigrow, Accept Terms and Conditions, then Enter Sales Agent Code or 1,  Enter Your ID No, Enter Your Pin of Choice (minimum 4 digits), then Re-Enter Pin before activating their accounts upon which they will receive their KCB Mobigrow account numbers by depositing Ksh.10 or more via MPESA PAYBILL NUMBER 522696 with ID number as the account number After opening a KCB Mobigrow account start the saving culture by using PAYBILL NUMBER 522522 with their KCB Mobigrow Account Numbers as the accounts.