Jamii Bora Bank emerged as the best bank in its category — Tier III — and the second runners up in the SME banking category. Jamii Bora Bank that last December received Sh2 billion ($20 million) loan from US-based Social Investment Managers & Advisors (Sima) to boost its SME loan portfolio was named the best microfinance bank in livestock and agriculture financing.

Think Business, now in its 14th edition, recognises banks and micro-lenders for outstanding product innovation and services to both retailers and Small and Medium Enterprises.