Case Study: Filipino OFWs and Bitcoin

When asked how often she sent money home, to pay for her parents’ rent and daily expenses as old gold days in US, Louise said, “at least once a month, sometimes more”. When asked about the method of funds transfer, Louise said, “I follow the suggestion from the money exchanger”. Bank transfer? “No,” Louise firmly shook her head, “they (parents) don’t have bank account”.

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