Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced that Annapurna Travel &Tours and Hulas Remittance will provide home delivery service for Western Union Money Transfers in Nepal. The agents’ home delivery service will enable customers in Nepal to receive cash from their loved ones without having to leave their homes. As the government implements COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions on movement to ensure safety of residents, home delivery service will be available from Sunday to Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.
“We and our Agents play a critical role in getting money to places where and when it is most needed. As a purpose driven global company, our mandate is to serve communities worldwide and this means not only serving the digitally enabled but also offline communities innovatively. This shared purpose holds true in these current times,” said Jean Claude Farah, President, Global Network of Western Union.
“We are committed to doing everything we can to ensure we are ready to serve our customers responsibly.With the ongoing situation and speed at which things are changing around us, we are adapting our operations and enabling customers to receive money from the comfort of their own home,” said Navaraj Ghimire, Managing Director, Annapurna Travel & Tours.
“We understand the situation is tough and are happy to provide customers with alternative solutions during this difficult time. Our new money transfer doorstep delivery service will ensure that the public has access to cash, thereby providing essential financial services to a broad range of customers, including those who do not hold bank accounts,” said Hemant Golchha, Director of Hulas Remittance.