Econet launches EcoCash Home Wallet App for Zim-UK remittances

17 March 2017

Money Transfer

The Econet Group has through its wholly-owned financial technology subsidiary, Cassava Connect, has launched an EcoCash Home Wallet application that will allow UK diaspora customers remitting money to Zimbabwe to have access to the EcoCash wallet as if they were in Zimbabwe.

The UK service has been launched between Cassava Remit UK and EcoCash, Zimbabwe’s largest mobile money service.Cassava is the company through which all EcoCash mobile money services are managed across Africa.

With the innovation, Zimbabweans in the diaspora can now sign up for the EcoCash mobile money service via an app, and link it to their UK mobile number.The mobile application is available for download on the Google Play Store and Apple store.

Once registered, a user in the UK will be able to top up their Home Wallet through a debit or credit card or bank transfer, which will allow them to send money home and perform all other transactions available on EcoCash in Zimbabwe such as pay bill, pay merchant, buy airtime and so forth.

Source: BH24 14 March 2017