About us

Dahabshiil is the largest Africa-based international money transfer business with thousands of agent locations and branches  in 126 countries worldwide.

In addition to serving individual customers, Dahabshiil offers money transfer and bank services to local businesses, humanitarian and international development organizations including the United Nations, Save the Children, Oxfam and Care International. The United Nations describes Dahabshiil’s services as “the only safe and efficient option to transfer funds to projects”.

Dahabshiil’s vision for sustainable growth is guided by its strong values of trust, reliability, integrity and customer-focus. It believes in conducting all business dealings according to these values. By honouring its commitments and accepting responsibility for its actions the company is totally accountable. It has established a formal Code of Conduct, and has developed policies and procedures that guide all business operations.

Recognised as a reliable and trusted money transfer network, Dahabshiil takes pride in building a strong relationship with customers who value its commitment to them and the communities it serves.

In recognition of the outstanding services that Dahabshiil provides its customers, it won the Excellence for Enterprise category at the Muslim News Awards in London. The award was presented by the Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls. The Prime Minister David Cameron, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, and the Labour leader Ed Milliband all sent congratulatory messages. In 2010 Dahabshiil won the Mayor of Tower Hamlets Award for excellence in the community, and, in 2008, Dahabshiil’s CEO, Abdirashid Duale, was named Top Manager of the Year by the International Association of Money Transfer Networks. He received the award from the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lamont.