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HNB Records Growth in Digital Remittances During COVID Lockdown

Sri Lanka’s HNB has reported a smooth transition to contactless remittance transactions parallel to rising demand for digital remittances and cardless withdrawals during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Supporting Nepal’s Migrants, as Overseas Work Dries Up

Since the economic slowdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, work for many of them has dried up. The UN is supporting efforts to manage the large-scale influx of returnee workers.

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Visa and TerraPay Partner to Drive Domestic Remittances

TerraPay and Visa have today announced a strategic partnership that aims to develop and deliver payment solutions to drive financial inclusion and cashless transactions for domestic payments in Kenya and global remittances to Kenya.

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South Asia Faces a Remittances Crisis Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus lockdowns cost millions of migrant workers their jobs, halting billions in remittances they sent home.

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Eko India Offers Banking Services to Migrants in Telangana

Eko's network of over 200,000 entrepreneurs, retailers, and individuals, across 200 cities in India has been instrumental in bringing about this ease to the lives of migrants.

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Unistream Remittances in Armenia Can Be Received Online

If you want to make a transfer to Armenia, there is no need to leave the house — you can use Unibank Mobile application.

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Nepal: Strategies for Post-COVID-19 Recovery Amidst Falling Remittances

Nepal, where remittance contribution to GDP in 2019 was equivalent to 27.3 percent, according to the World Bank, has lost nearly 50 percent of remittances in the past two months compared to the same period last year.

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UN Chief in ‘Support Migrants’ Plea, as Remittances Drop by 20 Percent

In his message, Mr. Guterres recognized the determination of the 200 million migrants who regularly send money home, and 800 million families, in communities throughout the developing world, who depend on those resources.

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Overseas Filipino Workers in UAE Can Now Send Money Home for Free, Thanks to Gcash-Denarii Cash Tie-Up

Both Denarii Cash and GCash share the same commitment of offering convenient and affordable financial services to Filipinos.

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Remittances to Yemen Plummet as Needs Surge Amid War and Coronavirus

The World Bank estimates that one in ten people in Yemen wholly rely on money transfers to meet their basic needs. Remittances to Yemen in 2019 totaled $3.8 billion - 13% of GDP.