By Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante
Post bank in partnership with MTN have innovated mobile wallet platform “Wendi” designed to support government in seamless disbursement of PDM funds.
Speaking on the launch of Wendi, Julius Kakeeto, managing Director Postbank noted the enthusiasm for the collaboration between Postbank and MTN as a testament to the Banks steady digital transformation journey. “This collaboration represents our unwavering commitment to transforming the lives of individuals through innovative financial solutions”
He added that Wendi is an electronic payments platform that strategically pivots on groups savings and funds management, digital money savings, deposits, withdrawals to drive financial inclusion within unbanked Ugandan communities.
Wendi is accessible for download from google play store and onboarding via *229# for mobile transactions including paying for utility bills as umeme, URA, NWSC, school fees and more others.
Postbank has distributed 170 smartforns with 5G network to 170 SACCO representatives in bukedea that will allow facilitation of convenient and timely transfer of PDM funds to beneficiariesmobile money account.
Sylivia Mulinge the MTN CEO, reiterated MTNs commitment to its customer’s growth and contribution towards the economic development of Uganda.
“At MTN we have been champions of financial inclusion through our mobile money services and we understand that in Uganda’s development story, no one should be left behind”
She added that the partnership with Postbank on the Wendi mobile wallet is yet another financial inclusion milestone for Ugandans to celebrate.
The Postbank Executive Director,Andrew Kabeera also assured customers that Wendi is the future of banking more so in the internet space.
“Postbank is committed to maintaining the highest standards of security and data privacy for its customers.” Kabeera remarked.
Wendis convenience meets affordability, security and financial inclusion to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.