Meanwood Finance is a financial company that gives Zambians various ways to borrow money. I find that the design of their website is engaging. Traditionally, websites that have anything to do with banking are boring. Meanwood Finance is refreshing.
I noticed a spelling error on their website on my first visit—“success” was spelled “seccess”. If I could have noticed it then the developer would have too and would be doing something about it … I assumed.
Days later, a second visit and the typo seemed to me the only thing visible. Mustering enough courage to contact Brand Central Zambia, the site developers, I explained that I liked the site but not the typo. They kindly responded, indicating that the correction would be made. I had been a good citizen of the Zambian World Wide Web. Progress!
A month later and the typo was still there seemingly larger and bolder. I emailed the company themselves. No response. No correcting of the typo.
Meanwood Finance appears to be a fantastic financial institution. Brand Central Zambia have an outstanding web portfolio. Alas, here we are.
I am tempted to extrapolate this series of events in to an essay on how Zambia is where it is because:
Can someone help me to see this situation for what it really is?