Business Wire India
WorldRemit, a major digital payment platform, is waiving their fees on transferring funds to the Philippines in light of the recent tropical storm. Customers will be able to send money to the Philippines from November 4 to November 10, 2020, with no WorldMate service charge worldwide.
Goni, also known as Tropical Storm Roli in the Philippines, caused several deaths and widespread devastation displaced more than 370,000 people and led to the destruction of thousands of homes. Bichol, Quezon and Virac have been most severely affected on the island of Catanduanes, with estimates suggesting that 90% of the buildings were destroyed. Communication lines are down and residents are left without access to electricity and water.
“Like the entire global community, the Philippines has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, but now the devastation caused by this natural disaster will also have to be dealt with. That is why we are waiving the fees of whoever wants to support the people of the Philippines during this challenging time. The number of people on the ground must have been relying on this source of income that would help rebuild their lives. Along the communication lines, we know that NRIs would be eager to connect with family and friends back home through sending money transfers. For the Philippines, waiving our fees on transactions is our way of showing our solidarity and support for the global Philippine community ”, said Earl Melivo, Philippines Country Director for Worldmate.
Through the WorldRemit website or mobile app, customers can send free assistance to their family and friends in the Philippines using the code “PHRolly” to complete the transaction. terms and Conditions apply.
For more information, please visit the website: www.worldremit.com
WorldRemit is a leading global payment company. We disrupted an industry dominated by offline legacy players by transferring online to international heritage, making them safer, lower and cost less. We currently ship to 150+ countries from over 50 countries, operate in 6,500 money transfer corridors worldwide and employ more than 1,100 people worldwide.
WorldRemit is 100% digital (cashless) in favor of sending, enhancing convenience and enhancing security. For those receiving funds, the company offers several options including bank deposits, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up and mobile money.
Supported by Accel, TCV and Leapfrog – WorldRemit is headquartered in London, UK with a global presence including the United States, Canada, South Africa, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand.
For more information, visit www.worldremit.com
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