More than a billion people in more than 180 countries use WhatsApp to keep in touch with friends and family, anytime, anywhere in the world. That’s why the Senegalese company Wari has decided to partner with the WhatsApp solution to allow the general public, through strategic partnerships, to have access to its financial services anywhere in the world on WhatsApp .
On WhatsApp, users will be able to easily access frequently used Wari services and initiate financial transactions that include:
– Opening a Wari account
– Reloading Wari accounts
– Phone credit
– Sending and receiving money,
– Payment of bills and TV subscriptions
The introduction of MyWari on WhatsApp offers users the ability to make all types of transactions, to communicate and to easily perform all their operations at the same time.
This Wari service on WhatsApp is currently available in French, English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. The service will soon be available in Russian and Arabic. This will enable Wari to meet the needs of a wider customer base in order to increase its presence on different continents and in different languages.
In addition, the availability of Wari’s financial services on WhatsApp will enable millions of consumers to easily initiate financial transactions, no matter where they are in the world.
“We have been working for several months on the globalization of our platform through strategic acquisitions and partnerships on all continents. We are continuing to develop services and distribution channels, always with the aim of creating a standard to interconnect people in all countries and to make financial inclusion a reality, thus building the world of tomorrow, “says Kabirou Mbodje , President and CEO of Wari.
The Wari-WhatsApp solution is in line with Wari’s ambitions to offer consumers innovative experiences through intuitive interfaces. This new offer places Wari in a privileged position on the international scene and in the digital world for more social integration.
Kabirou Mbodje says plans to expand the digital offer have always been on the agenda. “Our ambition is to directly connect people in all countries and make financial inclusion a reality – because it’s tomorrow’s world,” he adds.
This offer on WhatsApp is in Wari’s vision of offering its customers innovative services through intuitive interfaces and positioning itself as a pioneering platform in the digital world while pursuing its global development. “This new partnership with WhatsApp confirms our strategic goal of ensuring the accessibility of our key services to the general public through digital evolution,” concludes Kabirou Mbodje.
Launched in 2010, Wari is a digital platform offering high value-added social services to the public, businesses, institutions and merchants. The Wari digital financial platform and its services, currently available in more than 60 countries, via 500,000 direct service points and duly authorized partners worldwide, including 45,000 in Africa, offer a wide range of products and services. Wari, payment of water and electricity bills, TV subscription, purchase of telephone credit, games & lotteries, sending and receiving money, Wari card, insurance, to name a few) and accept all payment methods (cash, bank accounts, bank cards, electronic wallets, vouchers …). Wari’s goal is to promote access to basic financial services for all, within an open, integrated and unifying ecosystem, using simple services tailored to the needs and demands, strategic partnerships, broad local physical network and a highly secure platform. Website: www.wari.com.