TransfastPromise gives the TRANSFAST Advocate of the year award to AKON LIGHTS UP AFRICA, CEO and co-founder – Thione Nyang
Transfast, a leading provider of cross-border payments solutions, presented at the African Diaspora Award (ADA), the Advocate of the Year Award to AKON KIGHTS UP AFRICA CEO And Co-Founder, Thione Niang.
Held at the Tribeca Performing Arts Centre in New York, the award honored Senegalese-mentor, political activist, community leader, international motivational speaker and consultant, Thione Niang for the solar power initiative, which aims to bring electricity to millions of African households.
“This year’s awards show theme — `Entrepreneurialism in Education’ is one that we applaud, as Transfast is also committed to entrepreneurialism through our community partnerships and quality customer service,” says Jay Vix, director of global e-commerce for Transfast. “We were thrilled to be a part of this year’s awards and honored to present the Advocate award to such a deserving recipient.”
ADA aims to identify and celebrate notable Africans that have excelled in various spheres of life, as well as individuals who have contributed to the advancement of Africans in the Diaspora and the continent as a whole.
Through the pioneering #TRANSFASTPROMISE campaign, Transfast continues to build robust partnerships with diaspora Africans. Transfast’s African payout network is available to 90 percent of adult bank account holders in the 23 African nations it serves.
Transfast is focused on providing money transfer services to families and friends while also allowing beneficiaries of international money transfer get money directly into their accounts in any currency. Transfast’s customers have the option of sending money directly to the receiver’s bank account, as well as cash pick-up with a flat fee $4.99.
Transfast is a leading omni-channel provider of multi-currency cross-border payments solutions to consumers and businesses around the world. The company operates a best-in-class network across over 120 countries in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa with multi-product capability, including a leading, one-of-a-kind instant bank transfer offering.