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Empowch & Ding Forge Partnership to offer International Mobile Top-Up & Digital Gifts Vouchers



Washington, DC, USA, – Empowch, the transformative mobile money and payments platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Ding, the world's leading international mobile top-up provider, to extend its services globally.

This collaboration will empower Empowch customers to seamlessly send international mobile top-ups and digital gift cards to their loved ones anywhere and anytime. Leveraging Ding's extensive network comprising over 850 mobile operators, covering 95% of the population, Empowch users gain unparalleled access to a wide-reaching platform.

Declan Burke, Regional Director Americas & Europe at Ding, expressed enthusiasm about this venture, stating, "We are excited to support Empowch's mission of empowering the unbanked and enabling customers to send the gift of international airtime to their families and friends. This partnership strengthens Ding's presence in the USA and expands services available to foreign workers supporting their families abroad."

Empowch addresses the critical issue of financial exclusion faced by unbanked individuals, especially women and migrants, by providing access to essential financial services. The company envisions a world where everyone, regardless of financial background or location, can access and benefit from the digital economy, fostering inclusivity and financial empowerment.

Moataz Alobaid, Founder and CEO of Empowch, remarked, "We are delighted to partner with Ding, enabling our customers, whether banked or unbanked, to send gifts to their loved ones back home. Our collaboration introduces mobile card top-ups and gift cards to the unbanked, extending our last-mile service through our first eCommerce offering."

The partnership aims to bridge the gap in financial services, catering to the needs of underserved populations by offering a convenient and efficient micro-value transfer option. Expatriates can now supplement cash remittances with international mobile top-ups, aiding their families' financial needs.

About Ding:

Ding was founded in 2006 to enhance people's lives by expanding access to essential services. As the leading international mobile top-up service globally, Ding has facilitated over 500 million top-ups through its app, online at, and across 10,000 partners in more than 600,000 retail outlets worldwide. With a focus on delivering top-ups every second via 850+ operators in 150+ countries, Ding ensures families and friends worldwide stay connected.

About Empowch:

Empowch is a transformative fintech company dedicated to empowering the unbanked, particularly freelancers and marginalized individuals, within the MENA region. The company's peer-to-peer mobile wallet and payment platform, built on the Stellar blockchain and powered by global stablecoins, aim to bridge the cash-to-digital currency divide. Empowch's Human ATM model, the Connector, unlocks opportunities for millions of unbanked individuals globally.