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Awash International Bank S.C. is an agent for MoneyGram International Money Transfers Services.

The MoneyGram service is a fast, safe, reliable and convenient way to send or receive money in minutes around the world. There is no other service to match it for speed and simplicity.


An extensive network of MoneyGram agents, linked by computer around the world, ensures that your money is transferred safely. Thousands of people already use the MoneyGram service every day, taking advantage of the extensive MoneyGram quality agent network all over the world.


Sending and receiving money through MoneyGram is easy. Simply follow these steps:

To send money

1.      Bring some identification (e.g. passport or driving license) and complete a short, simple form.

2.      Pay for the amount of money you are sending, plus the MoneyGram service fee.

3.      You'll be given a MoneyGram reference number. Contact the person who will be receiving the money and give them this number.

To receive money

1.      Go to any MoneyGram agent (the sender can advise you of your nearest agent), taking some form of identification (e.g. passport or driving license).

2.      Give the reference number and complete a simple form.

3.      You'll be given the money immediately, usually in the local currency.


With MoneyGram, your money is transferred almost immediately usually in 10 minutes or less. Other services can take days or weeks. With over 100 countries linked worldwide and more than 23,000 MoneyGram locations, you can be sure that your money is transferred without delay.

There are no complicated procedures and you don't need a bank account or credit card. What's more, the receiver is handed the cash immediately.


There's also an added personal touch with every transaction you send, you can include a 10-word message at no extra cost..


         Anyone who is working overseas and regularly
sends money back home to his family.

         Anyone who needs to send cash in an emergency to a friend, relative, or employee in a different city or country.

         A traveler who needs money to return home or
continue traveling after their wallet is lost or stolen.

         A son or daughter who has run out of cash while
on holiday, or away at school, and needs money urgently.

Ethiopians or anyone residing abroad can conveniently use MoneyGram money transfer service to send money back home to families & friends safely and rapidly.

To locate MoneyGram Agents in your area  to send money to Ethiopia go to  web site and select Locate MoneyGram Agent.

For your enquiries related to money transfers to Ethiopian please contact us at the following address:

International Banking Department
Awash International Bank S.C.
Bole Road
Addis Ababa
P.O. Box 12638
Telephone: +251-11-6620302/6620203
Fax: +251-11-6614477
Email:  or


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