• Organization TypeService Providers
  • Staff5001-10,000
  • Founded1851

Western Union

Western Union is a financial services and communications company based in the United States. Founded as New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company in 1851, Western Union continues to be an industry leader even today. The Western Union Company, under the Western Union, Orlandi Valuta and Vigo brands, touches people around the world with approximately 515,000 Agent locations in 200 countries and territories. Its vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved, which means finding new products, capabilities, technologies and partners to better serve our current customers, and potentially two billion consumers with unmet financial service needs. It also means meeting the evolving needs of underserved businesses to make cross-border payments, allowing them to grow, create jobs and better compete in the global economy.   Services Send and Receive Money Bill Payments Business Solutions Prepaid and Money Orders   Where We Work The Americas: United States and Canada The Americas: Latin America & The Caribbean Europe, The Middle East & Africa Asia & The Pacific
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Staff at Western Union have experience in


  • development
  • private sector development
  • finance
  • market research
  • financial services


  • acumen


  • united states
  • canada
  • haiti
  • burkina faso
  • afghanistan


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Private Sector Development
Economic Policy
Research & Development
Monetary Policy / Currency
Financial Services
Monitoring / Evaluation
Procurement Process
Project Design

Primary Funders

  • Other - Private Foundations / Corporations
  • Other - Funding NGO / CSO

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • 12500 E. Belford Ave. Englewood