Category Archives: News and Events

Paywast Launched Afghanistan’s First Currency Exchange Rate App, BOL

Written on , by

Paywast, Afghanistan’s first and largest provider of social media launched its BOL App, the currency exchange rate service, on September 15th, 2015. The word BOL comes from a circle of currency traders in Sarai Shahzada which sets the currency market rates in Afghanistan. BOL rates are updated almost every minute during trading hours. BOL provides Continue Reading

Paywast Partnered with AECOM in Subat Project

Written on , by

Paywast, Afghanistan’s first and largest provider of social media signed a contract with AECOM to provide SMS, short message service, for Subat Project on October 21st, 2014. Subat project was one of the biggest projects of AECOM that was launched in Helmand province to connect people with their governor and county executives using SMS and Continue Reading

Paywast Signed a Mutual Contract with Sefat Lalzai Ltd.

Written on , by

Paywast signed a mutual contract with Sefat Lalzi Ltd. on May 4th, 2015 in Kabul. Based on this contract Sefat Lalzai Ltd. will use Paywast’s Payam 1 service to send messages and information about agricultural equipment to farmers and gardeners. Sefat Lalzai Ltd. imports agricultural machinery and equipment to bring convenience for farmers. This company Continue Reading

Paywast signed a contract with Arezu TV

Written on , by

Paywast signed a contract with Arezu TV on September 7th, 2014. According to this contract, Paywast will help Arezu TV to expand its popular shows directly to people’s homes and receive live feedback from its viewers. Paywast will provide SMS services for viewers voting in 4 TV shows: Salaam, Andalib, Harmony, and Hamawiz. These are Continue Reading

Paywast Established The First Health Information Center in Afghanistan

Written on , by

Paywast, Afghanistan’s first and largest provider of social media signed a contract with the Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan on December 1st, 2013. Based on this contract, Paywast established a Health Information Center (HIC). This project is financially supported by GAVI and is supervised by WHO. Paywast operates and leads the HIC in Jamhuriat Continue Reading

Paywast Launches Rumi Awards Show with Khurshid TV

Written on , by

Multiple awards winning social media organization Paywast will be providing the voting system for the Rumi Awards show which will be aired on Khurshid TV. The prestigious Rumi Awards show will be held in Kabul, Afghanistan on September 5th, 2014, for the first time ever. This show is a way to honor Afghan artists, musicians, singers, Continue Reading

Paywast Wins Innovation Award in New Delhi

Written on , by

Paywast, Afghanistan’s largest provider of social media has consistently gained recognition and acknowledgement since launching in 2011. In July 2014, Paywast won a Special Mention Award at the prestigious mBillionth event in the Indian capital of New Delhi. The trophy was awarded for the Paywast Call Center for Maternal Health in Kabul. The mHealth call Continue Reading

Paywast Signed a Contract with Salam Watandar Radio

Written on , by

Paywast signed several contracts with Salam Watandar radio in March 2014 in Kabul. Under the first contract Salam Watandar radio will use the Paywast PayAd service to send their advertising messages to their listeners. The second contract is to use Paywast Payam2 service and the third one is for use of Paywast PayLive service in Continue Reading

Paywast SMS Surveys Yield New Knowledge About Elections

Written on , by

March 26, 2014 Paywast has recently conducted a large-scale elections survey across Afghanistan. We have asked our users if they know how to register to vote, if they have received a voter’s card, if they feel voting is safe, and if they would consider voting for someone outside their own ethnic group. We also asked Continue Reading

Paywast Partnered with Zamzama Radio

Written on , by

Paywast signed a contract with Zamzama Radio on March 8th, 2014 in Kabul. Under the contract, Zamzama Radio will be using Paywast services in its “Pooladarak” and “Behtareen Ha” shows. Zamzama Radio is a private radio station, broadcasting on a single frequency 92.3 FM. It is a popular radio station among the younger generation. All Continue Reading