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WorldRemit Celebrates the Launch of Their Remittance Service in Somalia

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:51pm

WorldRemit , the global online money transfer service has announced the launch of its remittance services in Somalia.

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  • WorldRemit , the global online money transfer service has announced the launch of its remittance services in Somalia.
  • WorldRemit operates in over 50 send countries to over 150 receive countries and is now the first global digital money transfer player to operate in Somalia.
  • WorldRemit delivers a digital service that removes the middleman and allows Somalis living in the United States to send money home 24/7 at their convenience, quickly and securely.
  • Customers in Somalia can receive remittances via WorldRemit from friends and family anywhere across the United States via Cash Pick Up.

WorldRemit Launches the Inaugural List of Influential Filipinos in the Diaspora

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 9:00am

WorldRemit, the leading international money transfer service, has launched the inaugural List of Influential Filipinos in the Diaspora, in celebration of Philippine Independence Day.

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  • WorldRemit, the leading international money transfer service, has launched the inaugural List of Influential Filipinos in the Diaspora, in celebration of Philippine Independence Day.
  • The inaugural List of Influential Filipinos in the Diaspora was compiled in recognition of the successes and contributions made by Filipino migrants around the world, to their communities back home and in their chosen fields.
  • The list of honorees spans the globe, and includes individuals who have made significant contributions in fields as diverse as philanthropy, hospitality and academia.
  • Here is the 2020 WorldRemit List of Influential Filipinos in the Diaspora:

WorldRemit Partners with Vodafone Fiji M-PAISA Mobile Money to Offer Zero Fee Money Transfers

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 9:40pm

WorldRemit, the leading international money transfer service, was selected by Vodafone as a global partner in a programme offering zero-fee international money transfers to Fiji.

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  • WorldRemit, the leading international money transfer service, was selected by Vodafone as a global partner in a programme offering zero-fee international money transfers to Fiji.
  • To send money via WorldRemits mobile money transfer service to Fiji, customers simply open the app and select Vodafone M-PAISA Mobile Money Transfer, then enter the receiver's information.
  • Recipients can either obtain the money through the Vodafone M-PAISA mobile money account or collect cash at local agents in Fiji, free of charge.
  • For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposit, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up and mobile money.

WorldRemit Partners With Mukuru to Fortify Remittances and Expand Cash Pick up Network in Zimbabwe

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 4:18pm

WorldRemit, the global online money transfer service has announced a partnership with Mukuru, one of Africas largest remittance providers to broaden options for cash pick up in Zimbabwe.

Key Points: 
  • WorldRemit, the global online money transfer service has announced a partnership with Mukuru, one of Africas largest remittance providers to broaden options for cash pick up in Zimbabwe.
  • These types of synergies bring immediate value to our customers, and alleviates their day to day challenges with user-friendly solutions.
  • Our extensive cash collection network, flexible cash collection hours and lower fees, offer value for money to our customers.
  • For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposit, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up and mobile money.

WorldRemit Partners With Onfido to Deliver a Simple, and Faster Verification Process for Customers

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 10:13am

Partnering with Onfido will allow the FCA regulated international payments company to further automate the Know Your Customer (KYC) decision-making process to verify the identification of customers.

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  • Partnering with Onfido will allow the FCA regulated international payments company to further automate the Know Your Customer (KYC) decision-making process to verify the identification of customers.
  • Fulfilling both identification and financial compliance requirements without impacting the speed or ease of onboarding customers is critical to the customer experience WorldRemit delivers.
  • Partnering with Onfido will allow new customers to join the platform quickly while remaining compliant and reducing the risk of fraud.
  • Onfidos optimised verification technology means that customers who have lower spec smartphones and cameras will have a better user experience.

WorldRemit insights: How COVID-19 is impacting international payments

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

Country lockdowns are significantly impacting the flow of international payments.

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  • Country lockdowns are significantly impacting the flow of international payments.
  • As governments across the globe impose movement restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, data from international money transfer service WorldRemit shows this is changing the way people send and receive money abroad.
  • WorldRemit enables international payments to be sent from 50 countries via its 100% digital platform.
  • We disrupted an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players by taking international money transfers online - making them safer, faster and lower-cost.

WorldRemit Gifts £400,000 to NHS Workers in the UK

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 12:03pm

Many others are second generation migrants, with parents who made the journey to the UK to start a new life here.

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  • Many others are second generation migrants, with parents who made the journey to the UK to start a new life here.
  • The offer is available to new and existing WorldRemit customers with a valid NHS email address.
  • In countries like the US, Canada, Spain, Italy and the UK where movement restrictions are in place, WorldRemit has seen an increase in customer acquisition throughout March.
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    WorldRemit is a leading UK fintech providing international money transfer services.

WorldRemit Announces Global Partnership With Paykii to Enable International Bill Payments

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 9:00am

Leading online international money transfer company WorldRemit has joined forces with Paykii to launch international bill payments using the WorldRemit app or website.

Key Points: 
  • Leading online international money transfer company WorldRemit has joined forces with Paykii to launch international bill payments using the WorldRemit app or website.
  • Our research shows that WorldRemit customers are regularly sending money for specific purposes, including bill payments which recipients pay in cash.
  • The partnership between WorldRemit and Paykii allows WorldRemit customers to make real-time balance inquiries and to direct funds where they need to be spent.
  • WorldRemit and Paykii have worked closely to build a global bill payment experience that delivers Peace of Mind by ensuring the timely payment of those essential family expenses.

WorldRemit Launches the Inaugural Top Ten List of Most Influential Migrant Africans

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 3:21pm

In celebration of Black History Month, WorldRemit , a leading fintech company and provider of international money transfer services, has launched the inaugural Top Ten Most Influential Africans in the Diaspora list.

Key Points: 
  • In celebration of Black History Month, WorldRemit , a leading fintech company and provider of international money transfer services, has launched the inaugural Top Ten Most Influential Africans in the Diaspora list.
  • WorldRemit launched this list to honor and recognize the contributions Africans have made in America.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200227005644/en/
    WorldRemit Launches the Inaugural Top Ten List of Most Influential Migrant Africans (Photo: Business Wire)
    To review the full list of honorees and learn more about the incredible work they are doing, visit here .
  • This has culminated in a top ten list that honors and acknowledges the contributions of Africans living and working in the diaspora.

WorldRemit Becomes Preferred Remittance Provider for Challenger Bank Leader Varo Money

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

Leading digital international money transfer company WorldRemit announces today a partnership with Varo Money, the leading fintech in digital banking in the U.S.

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  • Leading digital international money transfer company WorldRemit announces today a partnership with Varo Money, the leading fintech in digital banking in the U.S.
  • The partnership will enable Varo customers direct access in the Varo app to the WorldRemit service, making it easy for Varo customers to send money abroad directly from their mobile phones.
  • Together Varo and WorldRemit are turning traditional banking and money transfer services on its head, and delivering services that customers want via their smartphone 24/7, explained Daniel Canning, managing director, Americas, WorldRemit.
  • The partnership with WorldRemit will help Varo customers make international money transfers easily and at a low cost, said Jaime Jerusalmi, head of partnerships for Varo Money.