Emergency Top-ups: Canadians Can Now Help Relatives Running Out of Credit in Ukraine

By Remitbee - Mar 28, 2024

Running out of phone credit during a conflict is extremely risky. It severs your link to emergency services, family, and news, potentially endangering your safety. In Ukraine, where connectivity is crucial for survival, maintaining a healthy phone balance is essential. Fortunately, Ukrainians in Canada can now assist through emergency top-ups provided by services like Remitbee. Let’s explore these options and alternative ways to stay connected during conflicts.

Getting Your Phone Topped Up

Mobile Service Provider Apps

Many providers offer apps for recharging accounts directly from smartphones. Even without credit, you can access these apps via Wi-Fi to add credit.

Prepaid Cards or Vouchers

These can be purchased from various retail outlets and contain unique codes to add credit. They don’t require an active online connection.

Online Top-ups

Platforms like Remitbee allow users to recharge from anywhere. While they require an internet connection, they offer secured payment options.

Remitbee's Mobile Top-up Services

Remitbee now offers mobile top-ups for Ukrainian users, providing a convenient solution for maintaining connectivity during tense times.

  • Global Reach: Remitbee's services are available globally, ensuring accessibility for users in Ukraine.
  • Secure Transactions: Prioritizing user safety, Remitbee ensures secure transactions during the top-up process.
  • Convenience: The user-friendly Remitbee app enables quick and easy top-ups from smartphones.
  • 24/7 Availability: Users have access to mobile credit round the clock, crucial during critical moments.

Last Resort Measures

If other options fail, consider:

Wi-Fi Hotspots and Internet Cafes

Accessible across Ukraine, these offer alternatives for staying connected, allowing access to messaging apps and social media.

Messaging Apps

Apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, and Viber enable communication over Wi-Fi, including text, voice, and video calls, and media sharing.

Running out of phone credit in Ukraine, especially during war, is perilous. By exploring alternative communication methods and leveraging services like Remitbee's mobile top-up, staying connected, informed, and safe becomes achievable.