OKY presents an App to support migrants working in the United States

Distrito Guate |
By: Gladys Orellana, Distrito.

Today more than ever, digital tools present solutions that allow us to continue our daily activities.

OKY is an innovative application that will favor the sending of economic support made by migrants residing in the United States, this app allows Guatemalan families to better control expenses through prepaid digital vouchers from stores and national brands.

The founders are Guatemalans who intend to improve the lives of migrants from Latin America in the United States, they have started their operations in Guatemala with the vision of expanding to the rest of the region, in support of the effects of the current health emergency, the use of the platform will not represent shipping costs from June to September 2020.

This is what Víctor Unda, Co-founder of the platform, has indicated to us, who also expressed: “Today more than ever digital tools present solutions that allow us to continue our daily activities,… OKY is one of these solutions because it is safer that sending cash, reaches the recipient’s cell phone immediately and redeeming it is very simple ”.

Prepaid vouchers

This new application is very easy to use, for this, they present that the person wishes to send a prepaid voucher to Guatemala from the United States:

  • Download the free OKY app, on Google Play or App Store.
  • Find an authorized OKY point of sale at to load the balance in cash.
  • Top up with credit card or Paypal
  • Choose the store or brand where your family member will make purchases.
  • Select the amount of the voucher or a specific product.
  • You send it to your loved one in Guatemala.

Actualmente, la plataforma cuenta con marcas participantes de varias categorías de productos, que van desde salud, supermercados, restaurantes, construcción hasta empresas de regalos, servicios funerarios, ropa y accesorios, entre otros.

Some of the participating brands are: Farmacias Batres, Blue Medical, McDonald’s, Quedely, San Martín, Construfácil, Ferco Floors and Baths, Cemaco, Tivolí Stationery, Tecnofácil, Max, Sport City, Megapaca, Calzado Cobán, Auto-Center.


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