Econet Group

International Remittances


Zimbabweans in the Diaspora now have an opportunity to quickly send money back home to Zimbabwe from SA, USA, Botswana, Namibia, and more than 200 other countries and territories with EcoCash Diaspora! Send money anytime, anywhere, from any country that has a Western Union agent.

How to send


Auto-Delivery Option
Send money directly into the recipient's EcoCash Wallet.

  1. Zimbabwean in the Diaspora goes to any Western Union agent or on the Western Union site and selects an Econet mobile number as the destination for the money.
  2. Recipient receives a message that funds have been credited to their EcoCash wallet.

Pick-Up Option
Zimbabwean in the Diaspora completes a Western Union transaction and then provides the receiver with the money transfer code (MTCN). After the Money Transfer Code (MTCN) recipient then:

  1. Dial *151# to access the EcoCash Menu
  2. Select EcoCashDiaspora
  3. Select Western Union Pick Up Option
  4. Enter Money Transfer Code (MTCN Code)
  5. Upon successful verification, the EcoCash wallet is credited with the money.



Once money is credited into recipient's wallets immediate confirmation message is sent to the receiver. When the money is in your EcoCash you can:

  1. Dial *153#
  2. Enter PIN


  1. Send Money
  2. Make Payment
  3. Cash Out
  4. Buy airtime & bundles
  5. Junior Wallet
  6. Wallet Services for Online payments
  7. Banking Services
  8. Ecocash Diaspora