Tag: WorldRemit

WorldRemit Partners with Vodacom Tanzania

WorldRemit Partners with Vodacom Tanzania

Business, Mobile
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with Vodacom Tanzania to enable nine million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad. The new service increases convenience for money transfer recipients in urban and rural areas of Tanzania as they can receive international money transfers directly to their phones, without the need for a bank account or internet connection. Using the WorldRemit app, Tanzanians living abroad in over 50 countries, including the US, UK and Canada, can send money home 24/7 in just a few taps. This saves customers time and money as they do not have to travel to a traditional money transfer agent and pay expensive fees to send money home in cash. WorldRemit is a global leader
First Bank partners WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Nigeria

First Bank partners WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Nigeria

Business, Technology
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with First Bank of Nigeria Limited (First Bank) for instant money transfers to all First Bank accounts in Nigeria. The new strategic partnership considerably expands WorldRemit’s footprint in the country and allows its customers in over 50 countries to send money to First Bank accounts directly from their phones. The deal supports WorldRemit’s plan to serve 10 million customers connected to emerging markets by 2020. First Bank is collaborating with WorldRemit in a bid to drive convenience and ease of banking for its customers as well as provide the much-needed push for financial inclusion initiatives. With a diaspora of over 15 million people living in countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom and German