In a recent announcement, Airtel Malawi disclosed that they have opened over 1,000 Airtel Money branches with a promise to reach even more remote areas in the country.
“Airtel Money’s expansion drive continues to empower local communities to not only in sending and receiving money instantly, but to also be financially resilient by helping individuals start and grow businesses.
We have been expanding our branch network to reach more people in rural communities and empower more Malawians to send and receive money from wherever they are.
Apart from enabling customers to manage their money directly from their mobile phones, we have further enhanced the Airtel Money platform which now supports international money transfers to and from Malawi using additional partners that have been on-boarded over recent years.
Apart from our 1,000 plus branches nationwide, we have also grown our agent network to over 70,000 agents, many of whom are first-time business owners. These agents have the opportunity of running the mobile money agent service alongside their businesses.”Brighton Banda, Director, Airtel Money
“As a branch we help Airtel money agents to load money in their accounts, we help individuals send and receive money and provide other Airtel related services. I am proud being one of Airtel Money’s branches as this provides an opportunity for me to employ some few individuals who help me run this branch.”Susan Tsonga, Airtel Money Branch Owner at Bwandilo in Lilongwe