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Kenyan diaspora top senders of mobile to mobile remittances - WorldRemit report

Published on April 03, 2017

The Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts, according to a new report by WorldRemit, a global online money transfer service provider.

The report indicates that transfers to mobile money accounts make up 93 per cent of WorldRemit transactions to Kenya presently, a development that shows that Kenyans continue to be early adopters of innovative technology, even when abroad.

Mobile money has played a key role in the growth of WorldRemit’s Kenyan customer base, attracted by the low price, speed and convenience of sending instant remittances from the app or website directly to a mobile phone in Kenya. Read more. Source | New Times