When you live in the UK and your family lives in Uganda, the distance between you can seem huge. But thanks to technology, it's easy to stay close - no matter how many miles are between you.
Take Western Union, for example. Our simple, reliable, and easy-to-use money transfer services make it easy to send your family financial support in moments. So, whether it's providing regular top-ups to your family's income or helping out in an emergency, you can always be there for them.
Our 160 years of experience has taught us that everyone's money transfer needs are different. Committed to making sure you get not only a dependable service, but one that fits in with your everyday life, we offer a variety of money transfer services and ways to make your transfer.
• money in minutes1
If you want to send money to Uganda in a matter of minutes1, our money in minutes service is exactly what you need. You can use this to send money from either your card or your bank account to your family in Uganda, where they can pick it up in cash at their nearest agent location.
Being such a fast service, money in minutes is ideal for emergencies, but you can also use it to send regular support payments. Find out more about it here.
• Send money to a mobile wallet
Another great way to send cash quickly is to send money to a mobile wallet. These are electronic accounts linked to a person's mobile phone. The money can then be used to pay for all kinds of goods and services. If a family member or friend has one of these set up, you can transfer money from your card to their mobile wallet with Western Union.
• Send money online, over the phone or in person
As well as picking the money transfer service that suits you best, you can also choose your ideal way to send money to Uganda. Our online money transfer services are great if you want to transfer cash in the comfort of your own home, or even on your mobile phone on the go, while our phone and in-person options are perfect if you prefer to speak to someone directly.
We understand that money transfer can be a confusing subject. That's why we put our years of experience not only into providing a fast, reliable service, but one that is also easy to use. What's more, our friendly, knowledgeable customer care team is always on hand to help if you have any questions.
So, why not send money to Uganda today? If you haven't registered with us already, you can do so here.
1) Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Send form for details.