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Miss Universe 2021, Andrea Meza and Miss Mexico 2021, Debora Hallal have teamed up with mobile banking app and debit card provider Cuentas to enable the donation
MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/March 15 2022 / Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUEN)(NASDAQ: CUENW) (“Cuentas”), a leading financial technology provider of mobile banking and payment solutions, has donated $20,000 to Smile Train as part of of her social sponsorship with the Miss Universe Organization (MUO), Miss Universe 2021, Andrea Meza and Miss Mexico 2021, Debora Hallal.
The two titleholders and the Miss Universe organization ran a social media campaign in December around the 2021 show, to encourage subscribers to download the Cuentas mobile banking and payment app. For each download, Cuentas donated to MUO’s chosen charity. Smile Train, the non-profit and charitable organization that provides corrective surgeries for children with cleft lip and palate, is an important cause and a long-time partner of the Miss Universe Organization. The campaign resulted in a $20,000 donation from Cuentas, which will fund many cleft surgeries.
“At Smile Train, we are committed to ensuring that every child has access to safe, quality cleft care. This generous donation will change the lives of hundreds of people affected by a cleft lip and/or palate 100% free . and comprehensive fissure care,” said Troy Reinhart, Senior Vice President, Smile Train International Development. “Thank you to Cuentas and the Miss Universe Organization for partnering to not only raise funds, but to raise awareness to help advance Smile Train’s vision of supporting the global crack community.”
“The Cuentas team is especially proud to contribute to Smile Train, knowing that every surgery has such a significant and positive impact on children’s lives,” said Cuentas CEO Jeff Johnson. “We are grateful for the collaboration of the Miss Universe Organization, Ms. Andrea Meza and Ms. Debora Hallal in raising awareness to support this contribution.”
“Smile Train has been a long-time partner of the Miss Universe Organization,” said Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization. “We are thrilled to partner with Cuentas, Andrea and Debora, to continue to shine a light on all the incredible work that Smile Train does, in Mexico and around the world. Promoting causes and organizations like Smile Train is a important part of the foundation of our organization and we hope to continue to work with Cluster for Change to be able to support as many good causes as possible.”
The program was facilitated by Cluster for Change, a social impact activation platform. “Working with a client like Cuentas, our partner the Miss Universe Organization, and a nonprofit like Smile Train is the perfect storm for what social impact media should be,” said Cluster for Founder/CEO. Change, CR Celona. “Brands and creators benefit from engagement; causes get the opportunity to do the work and consumers are the glue that holds it all together.”
Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the Cuentas app is the convenient mobile banking app that gives consumers access to their money, whenever they want. Cuentas Cardholders can send money to other Cuentas Cardholders at no cost, access exclusive cardholder discounts, and access their money up to two days faster when directly depositing their pay or their government benefit checks.
Anyone 18 or older can download the Cuentas app and apply for a card. There is no credit check, background check, or bank account required, and cardholders can register with an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) or Social Security Number (SSN) and the consular matrícula is also accepted as a form of secondary identification. It’s easy to load money to get started, learn more at https://cuentas.com.
Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUEN & CUENW) is a fintech banking and e-commerce provider with proprietary technology that provides digital financial services to underbanked and unbanked Hispanic, Latino, and immigrant populations, including mobile and online banking, prepaid debit, ACH and mobile deposits, remittance, peer-to-peer money transfer and other services. The Cuentas General Purpose Reloadable Card (GPR) includes a digital wallet, discounts for purchases at major physical and online retailers, rewards, and the ability to purchase digital content. For more information, visit https://cuentas.com.
About the Miss Universe Organization
The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) is a global community that empowers women to achieve their goals through experiences that build confidence and create opportunities for success. MISS UNIVERSE The programs provide the 10,000 women who participate each year with an international platform to effect positive change through influential humanitarian and professional efforts. Nominees and title holders are leaders and role models in their communities, develop personal and professional goals, and inspire others to do the same. The Miss Universe organization is an IMG company. To learn more, visit www.missuniverse.com.
About Cluster for Change
Cluster, a social impact app and impact creation agency, puts brands at the center of cause-based marketing campaigns. We turn words into action by co-hosting real events with brands that give back. This all works together to create greater brand affinity with measurable brand engagement. Cluster also has a venture capital studio that backs or builds lasting brands for a generation hungry for change. A better future starts with hello. Find Cluster online:
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