Financial matters worry us every day: sending money home, paying bills on time, carrying cash safely, and so on. Now with the advancement of science and technology, banking and telecommunications come together to give the solution at your fingertips: bKash – the easiest way of sending or receiving money instantly on your mobile.
Shudeb Kumar Ghosh runs a longstanding family business dealing in dairy products. He used to spend much time and effort conducting financial transactions by traditional means. This often meant having to halt production so he could go to collect the money sent by buyers. Now with bKash, he no longer needs to leave his operations, but can safely and instantly transact through his mobile phone, and collect the cash after hours. As a result, he is able to manage his time and working capital more efficiently and productively.
Manik Mia supplies fish to Dhaka from Trishal, Mymensingh. Due to delays and other challenges in traditional methods of transactions, he would often not be able to make payments in time to get fresh supplies of fish. The fish would begin to spoil, and he would have to incur losses. Now Manik uses bKash to make payments to his suppliers instantly. This has enabled him to significantly reduce wastage and loss in his business.
Mosammat Parvina Begum is a housewife in Bhekutia, Jessore. Parvina used bKash for the first time when she urgently needed to send money to her younger son on the last date of registration for admission into Rajshahi University. Parvina gratefully acknowledges that bKash enabled her son to get the opportunity to enroll for higher education.
McDonald Singh Simon works as a Data Entry Officer in the port city of Chittagong. He received an urgent call one day to send money home immediately to Naogaon for his pregnant wife who had gone into labor. Simon was able to send the money instantly using bKash and the baby was delivered safely. bKash now remains an integral part of the unforgettable day when Simon became a father.
Ansarul Haq is a seed trader and a dutiful son who takes his family responsibilities seriously. He took his ailing father from his village home in Mymensingh to the capital city Dhaka for medical treatment, but soon ran short of cash. When he urgently needed more money for further tests, Ansarul’s bKash Account came to the rescue. He called home, the money was sent to him instantly, and his father’s treatment was successfully completed.
Kazi Afia, a student in Dhaka, recently started her own online fashion store. One of the biggest challenges in running her business was collecting payments from her customers. After placing online orders, customers would often delay sending the money, or would need to go through various hassles to send the payments. This would mean that Afia’s business would sometimes lose customers or incur losses. bKash relieved Afia and her customers from these difficulties. She can now transact much more conveniently and in real time, ultimately enhancing the experience and satisfaction of her customers too.