DMA Global Pledge to Support International Day of Family Remittances 2020

DMA Global (DMAG) now calls upon all key players of the Remittance Industry to join its pledge to endorse the “International Day of Family Remittances”. The International Day of Family Remittances was adopted by the United Nations in 2018. June 16 is officially designated as the International Day of Family Remittances. The Day aims to […]

GSMA’s mobile money recommendations to central banks in response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about unprecedented challenges for the global economy. It has affected global health systems, affected peoples’ livelihoods and will leave long-lasting economic effects. Many countries have adopted partial or total ‘lockdowns’, restricting movement in a bid to “flatten the curve” and to limit the spread of the virus. In order to […]

Linking insurance with remittances through technology

IFAD piloted a new microinsurance distribution channel linked to remittance services, promoting partnerships between Money Transfer Operators (MTOs) and insurance companies who wish to develop customised products for migrant workers and their families back home.  The project involved financial literacy to strengthen the knowledge of remittance families on the benefits of insurance and how to […]

WorldRemit provides regular updates on cash pick up services worldwide

WorldRemit provides assistance to its clients during Covid-19 pandemic, by providing regularly  updates on cash pick up service worldwide. Furthermore, WorldRemit money transfer service is available 24/7 to help send money quickly, to friends and family in areas impacted by Covid-19.

Wing offers free money transfers during the COVID-19 crisis

“As the COVID-19 situation evolves, so will our response, both in assisting our professional Agents as well as supporting our customers nationwide. We have taken various measures and policies to ensure our communities are safe, and this free Wing to Wing fund transfer using the Wing Money App is just one way we’re doing that.” […]

Cebuana Lhuillier waives remittance fees for donations to relief operations in the Philippines 

Cebuana Lhuillier, in support of nationwide mass testing efforts and to ensure the safety of healthcare workers and other frontliners, donated and distributed 20,000 rapid antibody test kits and personal protective equipment to local government units and healthcare facilities. Furthermore, the company has partnered with ABS-CBN’s Pantawid ng Pag-Ibig and GMA Kapuso Foundation’s Operation Bayanihan: […]

IAMTN’s Call to Action for the International Day of Family Remittances

The International Association of Money Transfer Networks, the only non-profit global international trade organisation that represents the money transfer industry is calling on all key players of the Remittance Industry to join its pledge to endorse “The International Day of Family Remittances”.

Azimo offers fee-free transfers on 16th June

To provide  support to migrants sending money to their families, Azimo  celebrates the International Day of Family Remittances by offering to its existing customers a fee-free transfer and a fee-free transfer plus a £10 off voucher to all new customers