WorldRemit Expands Money Transfer Service in Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry

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Cash pick-up locations increased.

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WorldRemit, the global online money transfer service, is offering recipients more cash pick-up services in Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry.

Customers of WorldRemit, which recently secured a $40 million investment from Accel Partners, can now use cash pick-up services at twenty four agent locations in Sierra Leone, including seven in Freetown, and twenty six in Guinea Conakry.

WorldRemit, with its online business model, offers a fast, low-cost and secure remittance alternative to traditional money transfer operators (1). Customers can send funds from 35 countries to families and friends in over 100 destinations.

Ismail Ahmed, Founder and CEO at WorldRemit, said, "WorldRemit is committed to making money transfer services accessible to as many people as possible. By expanding cash pick-up locations in Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry we are increasing convenience and speed for both senders and recipients.”

About WorldRemit

WorldRemit is a global online money transfer business. Migrants and expats from 35 countries can make online payments to families and friends in over 100 destinations. WorldRemit offers a wide range of options to send and receive payments. Senders can make payments online, through smartphones or tablets, by debit or credit card, or via bank transfer. Recipients can get paid via bank deposit, direct transfers to mobile wallets, cash pickup or delivery, or airtime top-up for their mobile phones.

WorldRemit is headquartered in London, UK, and has regional offices in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

(1) CGAP, “How the poor can benefit from choice in the remittance market” by Wameek Noor & Rasesh Mohan (24 October 2013)

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Fergus Brady
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