"The Bank for Prosperity of Samoa"

NEWS AND EVENTS

BUSINESS REVIVAL WORKSHOP SCHEDULE FOR SAVAII

Published on 23rd August 2022

Consultations in progress for Covid19 Business Revival Government financing Facility.
The purpose of this Govt Facility is to provide financing assistance to businesses that have been affected by the impacts of Covid19.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Promoting Physical Wellbeing

Published on 5th August 2022

Our staff weekly engagement activity promoting physical wellbeing, fellowship and mental wellness among our staff both Upolu and Savaii.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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BUSINESS REVIVAL WORKSHOP SCHEDULE FOR UPOLU

Published on 31st August 2022

Consultations in progress for Covid19 Business Revival Government financing Facility.
The purpose of this Govt Facility is to provide financing assistance to businesses that have been affected by the impacts of Covid19.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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DBS Monthly Faigalotu & Mother's Day Celebration

Published on 6th May 2022

“Honor her for all that her hands have done. Let her works bring her praise.” Proverbs 31 : 31

Earlier today we commemorate the value of mothers through a special faigalotu and a small celebration of appreciation for all the work they have done not only in their homes but within the Development Bank of Samoa. The bank is honored to have such loving and hardworking mothers. 

 

Faafetai mo lo outou sao!

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Finance Sector Faigalotu

Published on 16th March 2022

DBS Staff and Management were honored to sing hymns for the Finance Sector Faigalotu on the 16th of March 2022. It was a privileged for the whole staff and management team to have such opportunity offered.

We thanked the Finance Sector for letting us be part of this faigalotu. 

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Staff social activity

Published on 10th March 2022

To promote and advocate healthy living, DBS inaugurate a “Faamalositino series” for its staff members to exercise after working hours. Participation was compulsory, therefore whole staff were able to participate  this activity. This social series is an ongoing activity for the bank at the moment. 

“Stay Healthy”

 

 

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DBS Launches a NEW MIS HELPDESK Ticket System

Published on 19th August 2021

As part of DBS MIS maintenance and monitoring process, we have created a portal for the ease of staff and their convenience to log requests to MIS team to attend to. 

This new system for DBS will help the staff save time from manually reporting technical issues, instead log tickets. It will also add value to the MIS team performances. 

On the 19th of August 2021, MIS team launched this new addition to their maintenance systems. 

 

 

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DBS wins INTERBANKS MIX NETBALL TOURNAMENT and RETAINED TITLE

DBS has once again retained the MIX Category Shield to remain back to back winners from last years Battle of the Banks. Development Bank of Samoa. Families and supporters of the six banks that competed in the competition all gathered at the Netball Multipurpose Gymnasium, Tuanaimato. The six banks were Samoa Commercial Bank, BSP, ANZ Bank, National Bank of Samoa, DBS and the Central Bank of Samoa. DBS not only won the MIX Division but also the overall champions in ranking for all categories. Results were:
  • Mixed Divisions Champions 1st Place
  • Mens Division 2nd Place
  • Women Division 2nd Place
  • Special Award for Best Dressed Team
  • MVP Award – Mixed Division -Tautofi Kolena

DBS NETBALL MIX TEAM 2021

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DBS & Samoa Business Hub signs new MOU for Business Loan Guarantee Scheme

A new MoU was signed between the recently launched Samoa Business Hub – SBH, The Development Bank of Samoa (DBS), Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) to implement a Business Loan Guarantee Scheme (BLGS) that aims to improve access to finance for small business development.

DBS currently supports more than four hundred (400) businesses from micro to medium enterprises in all economic sectors, under the Business Loan Guarantee Scheme (BLGS) operated by the Samoa Business Hub.

The new MoU provides an increase in guarantee limit of up to $50k to support business credit financing and a more comprehensive assessment, monitoring and evaluation framework that promotes equal access to business opportunities for everyone.

Businesses under the Scheme are supported by targeted business training and mentoring provided by SBH as well as joint monitoring of the business plan with the DBS.

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