A Brand New Experience In The Townships: Banking

Joseph Raditsele, a middle-aged laborer at a paint company, is exactly the sort of new customer First National Bank had in mind when it opened a branch in Soweto. Raditsele had never had a bank account before and used to keep his savings under his mattress. Then, he began to fear the possibility of burglary. "The money will be safer at the bank," he says.

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