August 2, 2012 ·2 Comments
WorldRemit is an award-winning online money transfer business enabling customers to send money to family and friends back home using various payment options including debit cards, credit cards and also offers online money transfer to over 30 countries.
Somalilandpress.com business correspondent recently met with the new WorldRemit country agent, a youthful Sucad Yusuf Odowaa , whose mission in the country is to re-launch ”Send Money to Yourself “a new world remit online money transfer services which was previously introduced two years ago.
Miss Sucad Yusuf Odowaa spent her early years in Hargeisa, Somaliland, before moving to the UK just after the civil war broke out in 1988, where she has been living for the past 24years.
Miss Sucad said, in the absence of cash machines facilities in the country, the new service will enable customers to use their debit/credit cards and pick-up cash from WorldRemit extensive agent network in both Somaliland and the whole world.
The youthful country Agent of WorldRemit went on to say our new service also enables people in the diaspora to send money to their family and friends while travelling.
Our customers no longer need to call someone abroad to withdraw cash from an ATM neither pay a visit to an agent location in order to send money, all they need is Internet access, added Miss sucad.
“This unique service is the first of its kind in Somaliland,” said the country director of WorldRemit “,we are further commitment to bring unprecedented convenience to our customers who can continue to use the WorldRemit service while on holiday.”
WorldRemit offers a safe and instant money transfer service that does not require customers to visit agents and collect cash from their bank accounts.
WorldRemit enables customers to transfer funds online 24/7 and manage their own accounts and also Customers can now process transactions from any internet-based computer at home or office. Funds are immediately available for collection or credited to mobile accounts of recipients.
WorldRemit also offers a wide range of services to Somaliland business people e.g members of the business community can now conduct their business transactions by sending money from Somaliland to any part of the world.
WorldRemit currently operates four branches in Hargeisa and also has branches in all major towns of Somaliland.
WorldRemit Online Money Transfer services
How It Works
Step 1 – Choose country, amount and receive option.
Available SEND countries are shown in the drop-down at the top of the page. Available RECEIVE currencies are shown on the left of our homepage. Depending on the country you are sending money to, your recipient will be able to collect cash at one of our pay-out locations, or receive the money in their bank account or mobile phone account.
The first time you use our system you will need to register but for future transfers you simply need to log in with your username (email address) and password.
Step 2 – Select Your Recipient.
The first time you send money with our system you need to enter your recipient’s name city and mobile phone number. We will notify them by SMS when the money is available for collection or paid to their account. If collecting cash, your recipient will be required to present a valid form of ID.
If you have already sent money to someone in the past, you will be able to select them from a dropdown.
Step 3 – Make Payment.
The final step is to pay for the transaction either by making a payment directly from your bank account, or with a debit or credit card. View our FAQ section if you need more information on paying directly from your bank account.
As soon as your transaction is processed, we will notify your recipient by sending an SMS to their mobile, with the transaction number and where to collect.
As soon as your money transfer has been collected or credited to the recipient’s bank or mobile account we will also send you an SMS.
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