The Western Union Foundation

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Dollar UK is a proud partner of the Western Union Foundation.

The Western Union Foundation is dedicated to creating a better world, where the ability to realize dreams through economic opportunity is not just a privilege for the few but a right for all. Through its signature program, Education for Better, and with the support of The Western Union Company, its employees, Agents, and business partners, The Western Union Foundation works to realize this vision by supporting education and disaster relief efforts as pathways toward a better future.

It’s combined social ventures efforts make life better for individuals, families and communities around the world. Since its inception, The Western Union Foundation has paid more than $102 million in grants and other giving.

The Western Union Foundation

The Western Union Foundation is dedicated to creating a better world, where the ability to realize dreams through education and economic opportunity is not just a privilege for the few, but a right for all. The Foundation helps:

  • Students, particularly those in secondary or vocational education
  • Entrepreneurs and small-business owners
  • Migrants, immigrants and their families
  • Families left behind by a relative living and working abroad
  • People affected by natural disasters
  • Western Union® consumers and their families
  • Individuals, families and entire communities most in need around the world

During the Nepal Earthquake

Western Union announced a multi-faceted response that leverages its broad connectivity, retail, online, Agents and people to provide support for families and communities most affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

For consumers sending money to family and loved ones in Nepal, Western Union activates a temporary no-fee money transfer transaction program from participating Western Union Agent locations in the:United States, Europe, Syria, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Maldives, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Turkey, Israel and Lebanon, all countries with a concentration of Nepali diaspora.

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