Polytechnic of Namibia (PoN) and Nam-Mic Payment Solutions (Pty) Ltd today launched a new student card with a functionality of a low-cost transactional account.
With this card, PoN students will now be able to use their student cards as an affordable transactional debit card and will be able to receive cash-back on pre-negotiated discounts at participating stores.
Nam-Mic Payment Solutions operations executive, Abri Krige said the Nam-Mic e-wallet account fills a need for students, whose budgets are normally very tight.
Nam-Mic card, which is a product of Bank Windhoek, will enable students to send money, make payments or purchase goods in selected retail stores.
PoN rector, Professor Tjama Tjivikua said his institution is well-known for integrating theory and practice, as well as conducting technological integration in all its academic programmes, management systems and activities.
“In an effort to bring more relevant and efficient services to the students, the collaboration between Nam-Mic Payment Solutions and PoN renders a wonderful opportunity and a common goal to provide quality services to students,” Tjivikua said.