WeChat Africa launches donation app for drought-hit farmers

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WeChat Africa has partnered with Agri SA to establish a mobile donation channel through which users will be able to support South African farmers struggling with the country's drought, the worst in recorded history. A joint statement explains that the free, social communications app will refund donors for the first donation, into their mobile wallet for up to a maximum of ZAR 50.

The WeChat payment platform is accessible via any Android or IOS phone, and the WeChat Wallet is powered by Standard Bank South Africa.
Source: Telecompaper 30 March 2016