Padang, Indonesia – WadzPay, a prominent player in blockchain-based payment technology, has formed a strategic alliance with BPKH (Badan Pengelolaan Keuangan Haji) to introduce cashless digital payment solutions for Indonesian pilgrims embarking on the sacred Hajj and Umrah journeys to Saudi Arabia. This groundbreaking collaboration aims to leverage blockchain technology to streamline transactions, enhance pilgrim experiences, and empower individuals undertaking these religious obligations.
WadzPay will play a pivotal role as the overall program manager, while BPKH will initiate an immediate pilot project through one of its member banks, with the goal of making e-wallets accessible to a majority of pilgrims for the 2024 Hajj season. By utilizing WadzPay’s private blockchain-based Pilgrim Payment Program, this partnership intends to revolutionize cross-border cashless transactions, enabling pilgrims to conveniently top-up their e-wallets in their home countries and spend like locals while performing the pilgrimage.
The introduction of WadzPay’s innovative infrastructure not only signifies a game-changer in the realm of Hajj and Umrah payment systems but also establishes Indonesian banks as early adopters of this future-ready offering. Through this collaboration, the partnership aspires to modernize Hajj and Umrah finance by promoting transparency and financial inclusivity, catering to the welfare and satisfaction of the pilgrims.
“We are excited to join forces with BPKH in this transformative partnership. By combining BPKH’s vision with our blockchain-based Pilgrim Program, we aim to empower pilgrims and enrich their journeys through streamlined and secure transactions,” expressed Anish Jain, Founder and Group CEO at WadzPay.
With this visionary collaboration, WadzPay and BPKH are spearheading the adoption of digital payments within the context of religious pilgrimages, ensuring that pilgrims can access secure and efficient payment solutions.
1. What is BPKH?
BPKH (Badan Pengelolaan Keuangan Haji) is an institution responsible for managing Hajj finances in Indonesia. It oversees the financial aspects of the Hajj pilgrimage, ensuring transparency and accountability.
2. How will WadzPay’s partnership with BPKH benefit Indonesian pilgrims?
The collaboration aims to introduce cashless digital payment solutions for Indonesian pilgrims undertaking the Hajj and Umrah journeys. This will streamline transactions, enhance the pilgrim experience, and empower individuals during their sacred journey.
3. What is WadzPay’s Pilgrim Payment Program?
WadzPay’s Pilgrim Payment Program is a private blockchain-based solution that allows pilgrims to make cashless payments during their pilgrimage. This game-changing system enables pilgrims to top-up their e-wallets in their home countries and spend like locals in Saudi Arabia.
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