A remittance is more than a transfer of money. 

Many people have made the sacrifice of leaving their families behind to live and work in another country to support them financially. These unsung heroes deliver on their promises to take care of those they love and provide them with upward mobility, improving their quality of life.

Why do you send?

Join the conversation! Share why you send money to your loved ones by posting on social media using the hashtag #WhyISend or submit it below.


“I send money to the Philippines to pay for my sister’s college who needs my help and charities I care about there. That is #WhyISend.”

– Pete S. in Suffolk, England


“My mother in the Philippines is #WhyISend because she was ill with cancer but has since passed on. Now I send to my husband’s dad who has heart trouble.”

– Sharon O. in London

“My mom, extended family and my wife’s family in Mexico is #WhyISend EVERY month for 20 years. I help them pay bills and buy food.”

– Francisco R. in San Bernadino, CA