A lot of Nepalese people go to foreign countries for work. They go as migrant workers and they are involved in various types of employment. Foreign land is different which means their culture, work, and the situation is also different. Migrant workers need to learn about all these things prior to adjusting. They also need to learn the rules, regulations of foreign countries, and the process of going or migrating. “Shuvayatra” is an app that helps people get information on various related topics. Khalti has partnered in this to organize the Shuvayatra App reward program which provides knowledge and rewards to app users.
Khalti and Shuvayatra app developers have now partnered to provide rewards to their users. This reward program is available for app users. It is beneficial because the preparing migrant workers can learn and earn. Users need to complete the course to get a small reward. The reward amount may be small but it is a motivation for the learning process.
At first, a person needs detailed education on the steps of the migration process. Then they need to have knowledge of currency, flight, adjustment, document requirement, language requirement, legal restrictions, and other processors. Some countries might also have special requirements for a work visa such as a compulsory language exam. The Shuvayatra app helps users to deal with all these issues. App provides step-by-step solutions and tutorials. There are many interactive courses with textual plus multimedia content that the users can take benefit of.
Shuavaytra App and Reward Program Details
The Shuva Yatra app has an interactive module named “Sunaulo Kakshya” which translates to golden class. All this is inside the Sunaulo Mauka Program. Department for International Development (DFID) and International Labour Organization (ILO) also support the Sunaulo Mauka Program. Asia Foundation is the manager of this Shuvayatra app and there are many supporters of the program. Asia Foundation is a non-profit organization with headquarters in the USA.
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Shuvayatra app provides steps and guides to the preparing or aspiring migrant worker. People get knowledge and practice. The app also teaches users about the digital and online payment system. The reward program bolsters the practice of digital payment with its reward scheme. All users can get a reward of Rs 50 and more when they complete a course inside the app.
The new reward system uses a sponsorship model. After completing courses inside the app, the user can redeem the award by using a valid Nepali mobile phone number. Users can also use a number of their relatives and friends if they are residing in a foreign country. Basically, users can get their reward through the Khalti account. The app also has a partnership with Himalayan Bank for the program.
Digital Payment, Encouragement and Remittance
This reward program is a collaboration of the Khalti and Asia Foundation. Khalti is a Nepali digital payment service. They are a popular mobile and digital wallet. Khalti is actually owned by Sparrow Pay Pvt Ltd. It is a very popular online payment service in Nepal. They have partnered with more than 40 banks for facilitating online payments and transactions. Khalti app is a digital wallet and they also allow loading from the bank as well as withdrawing or depositing to the bank. They also have domestic remittance services.
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This type of reward program can help to encourage learners to do better. The prize amount is small but even small gifts can give a sense of achievement and push users to learn more and achieve more. In the course or program, users get a certificate and coupon after completing the course. The coupon can be redeemed through Khalti. People can redeem the coupon in Khalti with their own Nepali phone number or a relative’s number.
Nepali migrant workers are the backbone of the country in today’s situation. The remittance sent by them is holding our economy and their family. Foreign currency remittance sent by migrants is a big contributor to our forex reserve and GDP. We should respect them because workers are doing hard work for their families and the whole country. However, we wish that in the future Nepal could export services or goods instead of workers and top minds.