WorldRemit partners with Econet to enable instant online money transfers

WorldRemit has announced a partnership with Econet in Zimbabwe to offer customers instant online money transfers to EcoCash mobile wallets.

Customers in Zimbabwe now have access to the full range of pay-out options that WorldRemit offers, these include bank deposit, cash pick-up and airtime top-up services. The mobile wallet service enables recipients to receive money quickly and securely on their mobile phones.

Ismail Ahmed, Founder and CEO at WorldRemit, said: “This partnership with Econet makes it faster and easier for Zimbabweans to send money back home. Zimbabwe is one of our longest standing markets and we are proud to continue to innovate and deliver value for our customers there.”

Econet Chief Executive Officer Mr. Douglas Mboweni added: “This is a milestone for Econet as we lead the way in the remittances space. We will continue to expand our range of services that are convenient to our customers, while contributing to the economic development and stability of Zimbabwe’s economy.” 

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