EcoCash, a mobile money transfer facility which is run by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, has partnered with Spar, a supermarket retail chain, for USD cash-in and cash-out services.
EcoCash chief operating officer Munyaradzi Nhamo confirmed the partnership, saying it will offer customer convenience to millions of EcoCash users. Nhamo told The Herald:
We (EcoCash) are pleased to be partnering with Spar Zimbabwe, one of the country’s largest supermarket groups, to allow our customers the convenience to cash-in and cash-out while shopping in Spar supermarkets.
With a large retail network across the country, Spar Zimbabwe is an incredible partner for EcoCash, and we are excited about the opportunities this collaboration offers for our mutual customers.
Spar Zimbabwe, is an established retail organisation with over 46 branches in Harare, Bulawayo and other major towns in the country.
Nhamo said the partnership will be a great addition to EcoCash’s remittance services.
EcoCash previously partnered with some global partners, such as SasaiRemit, WorldRemit, Western Union and Remitly, among many others, to facilitate the remittance of foreign currency into Zimbabwe.
The EcoCash platform enables customers to send and receive money using their phones, buy airtime or data and pay for goods and services.
Source: Pindula News