RIA Financial Services (“Ria”), a leading global money transfer company, today announced fee-free money transfers for those wishing to collaborate with the campaign “Un Gol por un Techo” (One Roof for each Goal) organized by “ Un Techo para mi País” (A Roof for my Country) in El Salvador.

Un Techo para mi País” is a non-profit organization that improves the quality of life for families living in extreme poverty through emergency housing and implementation of social plans. This organization has been deeply involved helping the victims of Haiti and Chile earthquakes. The purpose of “Un Gol por un Techo” is to raise enough money to provide one house per goal scored in the World Cup.

Ria has partnered with Scotiabank, to enable consumers worldwide to make donations by sending a fee-free money transfer through Scotiabank directed to “ Un Techo para mi País” through July 15.


RIA Financial Services, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), is the third-largest global money transfer company. Originating and terminating transactions through a network of sending agents and company-owned stores located throughout Europe and North America and disbursing money transfers through a worldwide payer network, Ria is a global leader in remittances and is a recognized benchmark in both quality and service.

In 2009 Ria processed over 17 million transfer transactions with a total face value of approximately $6 billion. Ria’s primary services include money transfer, bill payment, money orders and check cashing. Ria products are available under the recognizable brands of Ria Money Transfer, Ria Envia, AFEX Money Express and Kim Phu Money Transfer. With a consumer-to-consumer money transfer network of approximately 82,200 locations serving more than 100 countries, Ria is steadfast in its commitment to customers and remains ingrained within the communities in which they live. Ria’s corporate headquarters is located in Cerritos, California, USA. For more information, please visit the Company’s website www.riafinancial.com.

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