Worldwide USD 500 billion is sent back home by overseas workers. Up to 15% of these remittances are used for home construction. Some of the top 10 remittance receiving countries include India, Mexico, Egypt, Nigeria and Bangladesh. Countries in which LafargeHolcim has a strong presence. One of the big worries of the overseas workers is that money sent back home is used for alternative purposes.
When partnering with startups such as BeamAndGo, we connect overseas workers with the LafargeHolcim retailer network in their home countries ensuring a simple, safe and reliable delivery of cement and other construction materials. Listen to a personal story involving BeamAndGo here or learn more about the startup project in the video below with Jonathan E.Chua (Founder of BeamAndGo):