Press Releases

February 2014

Easypaisa and Human Appeal International seal the deal for Orphan Support and Education programme

Pakistan's leading branchless banking service, Easypaisa has signed an agreement with Human Appeal International (HAI) to facilitate the orphan sponsorship programme in Pakistan. The agreement was signed during a workshop titled 'Developing Humanity for Sustainability through Easypaisa'.

Khurram Malik, Head of Products Telenor Pakistan and Othman Moqbel, CEO HAI inked the agreement through which Easypaisa will offer its mobile account-based disbursement solution for the Orphan Support and Education programme in Pakistan.

On this occasion, Khurram Malik, Head of Products Telenor Pakistan said, It is our aim to bring branchless banking solutions to regions where the majority of the population is unbanked. This agreement will help us channelize our customized business solutions for the improvement of the society.

Othman Moqbel, CEO HAI said, Easypaisa is an innovative solution and its success story is an example for other organizations to bring branchless banking to the developing countries. This great initiative has brought the corporate sector and humanitarian sector close together to improve the quality of life in Pakistan.

Easypaisa has been working in partnership with several humanitarian organizations like International Relief and Development (IRD), Secours Islamic France (SIF) and Care International to cater for the needs of the impoverished population in the country. In addition to the non-government sector, Easypaisa has been serving the general population, corporate and government sector with its branchless banking solutions.

About Easypaisa
Pakistan's first branchless banking solution, Easypaisa, was launched jointly by Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Micro Finance Bank in 2009. Easypaisa has the largest financial footprint in Pakistan with over 35,000Easypaisa shops in more than 700 cities across the country. More than 180 Million transactions worth Rs. 420 Billion since 2009 have been carried out through easypaisa since its launch. More than350,000 transactions take place through Easypaisa platforms every day and nearly 6 Million unique customers use Easypaisaservices every month. Easypaisa has the largest product portfolio for its customers including remittances, payments, savings, insurance and the recently launched ATM cards that work at all ATMs in Pakistan. For more information, please visit: