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Send money to Africa

We make it quick and easy to send money from the US to African Nations including Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia and more.

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Choose how to send money to Africa

In person


With more than 44,000 agent locations across the US, sending at an agent location is always convenient.

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Online or on the go


Use or the Western Union® app to send money to qualifying bank accounts in select African countries or send money in minutes1 for cash pickup.

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Mobile Wallet


Transfer money directly to a mobile wallet3 in select countries.

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Choose how to pay for your money transfer

When you transfer funds to Africa with us online, with our app, or in person, you have options. Simply pay with a credit2 or debit card, directly from your bank account, with cash at an agent location or even with Apple Pay®. Whatever’s easiest for you, we’ve got you covered.

When you transfer funds to Africa with us online, with our app, or in person, you have options.



Bank Account




Apple Pay®

Receiving money in Africa

Money can be sent directly to a participating bank account, mobile wallet or to 39,000 agent locations throughout Africa, including Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya and more.

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Send money on the go with the Western Union app

Start your transfer with the app and pay in cash at an agent location.

Check exchange rates* in an instant.

Quickly complete your money transfer with quick resend and credit card scan.

Touch ID saves you even more time with fast login.

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1 Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

2 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

3 Funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions or service.

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