As it is also said, ‘Liberia is slowly getting there technologically’, this was actualized on Monday, September 7, 2020 when another electronic payment service provider officially licensed by the Liberian Government was launched in Monrovia, 20th Street to be specifically, aimed at offering a wide range of electronic financial solutions to Liberians and residents who are in need of professional financial services.
The TipMe Liberia is a 100% Liberian owned financial entity, and app-based mobile money wallet which allow customers to send and receive money in US Dollars and Liberian Dollars; professionally situated to safely store cash on their wallets.
According to the Chief Executive Officer TipMe Liberia, Laureine Guilao who appeared excited and joyful in her remarks, expressed thanks and appreciation for the headway was made to give birth of TipMe in the country, further said she is grateful for its launch, noting, “ We have agents across the city to assist customers with top up or withdrawals from their mobile wallets. We also have TipMe bike agents who can deliver and or pick up cash at customers’ request,” Madam Guilao beeping with smiles told the gathering.
The TipMe CEO also said TipMe customers will have the opportunity to load their TipMe wallets by simply visiting their website bu using any visa or Mastercard, adding, “This also enables friends or family members from abroad to purchase vouchers for someone with a TipMe wallet here in Liberia,” she explained the importance of his entity.
She said the primary goal of her institution (TipMe Liberia) is to develop it as the most convenient and customers-friendly payment method for smart-phone. Adding, “With the COVID-19 global pandemic shifting economies and customer behavior, TipMe is here to present solution to market needs,” Madam Guilao said.
Speaking further, the TipMe CEO announced how her institution has built a team with vast experience in financial services, and will deliver that expertise to all of its customers, stressing, “We are also committed to Liberia’s progress, and we plan to make our contribution through financial literacy. We believe that all Liberians can benefit from increased financial skills, and better financial management which is the key to our growth. We will be creating spaces where we can share of knowledge with our community,” she boastfully told the gathering at the launch.
For her part, the Chief Executive Officer of Global TipMe, Madam Sarah Tarawallie expressed gratitude for the opening of TipMe Liberia, and also lauded the Government of Liberia for approving its establishment in the Country, adding, “We at Global Tipme are indeed happy today for the launch of the program in Liberia; we appreciate the President, Dr. George Manneh Weah and his government for affording TipMe Liberia the opportunity to be legalized as a business entity.
The occasion which was graced by several dignitaries including the Minister of Finance, Development and Planning, Mr. Samuel D. Tweah, a proxy of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) Executive Governor, Mr. Musa Dukuly, the National Investment Commission (NIC) Chairman Mr. Mowelleh Gray, and the head of the Liberia Revenue Authority, Thomas Doe-Nah all present at the official launch of the TipMe Liberia.
The officials in separate remarks thanked the management of TipMe Liberia for its farsightedness in the opening of this modernized financial and digital platform in Liberia, and further assured the entity for their fullest support in the economic growth of TipMe Liberia.