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Living outside Zimbabwe but having family to support back home can be complicated sometimes, well at least I think so. It’s hard enough being away from those you love, to then have problems when sending money to family just adds to your anxiety.
Before you even send the money there is the question of which remittance service to use? How do you send money safely in a way that allows your family to receive it in its true value? Every other service out there claims to be the real solution for you and they promise almost the same thing all of them. Who do you pick?
Maybe the last time you sent money your relatives received it in bond notes because some unscrupulous agent wanted to keep the US dollars for themselves yet you really wanted your family to receive the money in its full value: you worked for it right? Maybe the last time you sent money your poor money spent the whole week going to try pick up the cash and they were told there was no cash; she only got the money on the 8th day because she woke up at 3am.
Steward Bank could be your answer
Steward Bank is guaranteeing cash when your relatives come to collect the money you have sent. No stories, no bond, just cash in USD. You don’t have to be anxious and pacing the floor from wherever you are wondering whether your dear father will indeed get the cash.
This is particularly a comforting thought when you are sending school fees at this twilight hour and you can’t afford any delay otherwise mwana anotadza kuenda kuchikoro (the child will not be able to go to school).
You get choice
So which remittance service do you use for your relative to be able to collect money from Steward Bank? Take a pick:
Steward Bank has relationships with MoneyGram, Cassava Remit, Hello Paisa, World Remit and Western Union. This gives you flexibility to pick a remittance service you like or that is convenient to you whilst still relying on the Steward Bank guarantee that your relatives will receive the money on time and in cash.
Cash pickups are available at all Steward Bank branches and at Steward Bank agents at selected Econet Shops. This makes the network quite wide and thus brings the service closer to your relatives.
Now you can send the school fees.
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Bond Notes are a currency of notes backed by a bond that the Zimbabwe government announced on 4 May 2016 by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya. The $2 denomination of the notes was finally introduced on 28 November 2016. More notes were... Read More About Bond Notes