Diaspora Current Account

Barwaqo Bank’s Diaspora  suite of products was conceived to fill the need of Somalis in Diaspora who want safe, versatile and convenient banking from their bases abroad. Being the first Somali bank to offer such facility there was a gap to be filled was evident with the number of accounts on our database belonging to non-resident Somalis. What this means is that even without an account for this segment of Somalis, they have continued active banking with Barwaqo Bank from abroad, as we have made viable for our customer to open an account online.

With the estimate of over 2 million Somalis in Diaspora, there is little doubt that this offering will provide a clear proposition to those who need a bank that can help them maintain connections with their home country. Our customers will no longer worry about carrying large sum of money in their bags or be forced to pay a money transfer company to transfer it for them, they will simply be able to deposit while they are abroad and use their funds when they come home.

Product Features

  • Non-interest bearing checking account
  • Unlimited free-of-cost withdrawals and deposits
  • Free Pay Order, Demand Draft and Utility Bills Payment
  • Account opened with an initial deposit of $1 only
  • All international currencies are accepted

No minimum monthly balance requirement.

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