You can send money cheaply to Ethiopia and Uganda with WorldRemit expansion

Online money transfer service WorldRemit has launched new cash pick up services in Ethiopia and Uganda. With the WorldRemit app or website, people in more than 50 countries can send instant, secure money transfers to more than 125 destinations.

Known as the ‘WhatsApp of money’, WorldRemit makes sending a remittance as easy as sending an instant message. Joining other players in the region facilitating the tranfers of remittances, WorldRemit customers currently send over 500,000 transfers every month.

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Quotable: “We want to give people the power to share money anytime, anywhere. Gone are the days of queuing in line at a high-street transfer shop and waiting several days for a money transfer to arrive – now WorldRemit customers can send money with just a few taps on their smartphone.

 Our new cash pick up services in Ethiopia and Uganda will allow people in the diaspora to send money to be collected as cash at trusted, dependable financial brands back home.” Ismail Ahmed, founder and CEO at WorldRemit


Start  here to send money  to family and friends in Ethiopia or Uganda using World remit.
WorldRemit customers can now send money to Ethiopia and Uganda to be collected as cash at any of the following locations:

  • Any branch of Pride Microfinance, Diamond Trust Bank and Ugafode Microfinance in Uganda. For a detailed list of all pick up locations in Uganda please visit the WorldRemit website here – http://wrem.it/Qe
  • Any branch of Abay Bank, Addis International Bank, Awash International Bank, Bank of Abyssinia, Buna International Bank, Cooperative Bank of Oromia, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Dashen Bank, Debub Global Bank, Lion Internatinal Bank, NIB International Bank, Oromia International Bank, United Bank and Wegagen Bank in Ethiopia. For a detailed list of all pick up locations in Ethiopia please visit the WorldRemit website here – http://wrem.it/Qc