Mukuru Africa (Pty) Ltd was awarded the “Most Innovative Online Remittance App” in South Africa by Global Brands Magazine during 2021 FinTech Awards Program. Mukuru Africa was recognized by the jury for their successful efforts in creating a reliable financial banking ecosystem.
Founded in 2004 in the United Kingdom, Mukuru is an Africa-based Fintech company that gives the emerging consumer, access to affordable and reliable financial services. Their foundation is built on international money transfers and today as the largest Money Transfer provider in Africa enables over 8 million customers to move money into, out of, and around Africa.
Mr. Andy Jury, Chief Executive Officer of Mukuru commented, “We appreciate the work done by the Global Brands Awards in highlighting exceptional service and performance and we see this award as an acknowledgement of all the hard work and passion our people have put into delivering the finest fintech products and services that take their cue from our customers’ needs and aspirations for greater financial security and a better life.
“Our customers have been asking for a Mukuru App, and we made sure to develop and present a solution that empowers individuals to send money back home to their families in an even safer and more convenient way. Mukuru has always given its customers the ability to transact when and wherever they need to through our existing USSD and WhatsApp offerings – the Mukuru App adds a richer experience and more control for a customer to manage their profile,” Jury says.
The Global Brand Awards aim to recognize such brands achieving excellence across a broad range of sectors while keeping its readers updated on key trends surrounding the branding world. This award is a testament to the lengths Mukuru is willing to go to ensure they are successful in their consistent efforts to elevate customer satisfaction.
Mr. Jay Reddy, Director of Global Brands Magazine commented: “At the GBM FinTech Awards we celebrate the spirit of innovation in the FinTech sector. Mukuru has been at the forefront of innovation and this award is a testament to the technical quality and the array of solutions developed. We are keen to see Mukuru Africa continue to innovate in the digital banking space.”