Saturday, 13 August 2022 03:02

PedidosYa and Tigo Money partner in support of financial inclusion

Written by Evelyn Alas

PedidosYa, a leading company in delivery and quick-commerce in Latin America, and Tigo Money, a pioneer e-wallet in El Salvador in sending, receiving money, collecting remittances and payment in stores, announced a commercial alliance that promotes financial inclusion to millions of salvadorans that will allow them access to products and services to wherever they are, providing an easy, convenient and safe alternative to the use of cash in the unbanked population.

Tigo Money and PedidosYa customers will be able to access this e-commerce platform, add their Tigo Money e-wallet as a payment method and use their available balance to make purchases in all available businesses such as supermarkets, cafes, pharmacies, stores, restaurants and much more that are now available.

Tigo Money allows its users to add credit to their electronic wallet, reloading with cash at the more than 2,400 agents available throughout the country, downloading their remittances from Western Union and Money Gram and even converting bitcoins to dollars to make purchases at PedidosYa.

With this alliance, Tigo Money offers the opportunity to all salvadorans who do not have a credit or debit card in the country to access the financial ecosystem and e-commerce.

"In PedidosYa we are passionate about generating positive impact in the communities where we operate, we consider that financial inclusion is a priority to generate this positive impact, so we are proud of this alliance with the leader of electronic wallet in El Salvador", said Felix Olivares, managing director for PedidosYa El Salvador.

Salvadorans will be able to enjoy an exclusive benefit in which they will receive 50% back on the value of their first purchase at PedidosYa with Tigo Money for a limited time* (restrictions apply), in addition to being able to access the daily promotions offered by PedidosYa.

PedidosYa and Tigo Money evolve with the needs of salvadorans, today there are new challenges for a more connected and technological life. That is why from any cell phone you can access thousands of businesses in PedidosYa and use the Tigo Money e-wallet.

Both applications can be downloaded and used anywhere, by anyone and from any cell phone network in the country and have access to the services, products and benefits they offer to their users.

"Faced with new challenges, the adoption and use of the electronic wallet in the country was accentuated, thus favoring financial inclusion and digitization with respect to the form of payment that was usually made in cash. We are pleased with these advances, seeing that more salvadorans have benefited from these mobile financial services, which is why we now make this alliance with PedidosYa to facilitate the purchase of millions of people from Tigo Money as a payment platform for the many services and products offered by our partner in an easy, convenient and safe way in their daily lives from their cell phone and from wherever they are", said Mauricio Torres, executive director of Financial Services Tigo Money.