Amal Express is the first specialized community-based organization of its kind in Australia that provides remittance services to the African community, particularly to regions near the horn of Africa. The idea for Amal Express in Australia was a response to the growing demand for refugees to transfer monetary assistance to rural and very remote regions of African countries that had no access to commercial banks. The network that Amal Express became a part of in the late 1990’s provided the crucial ability for African migrants to support their family and friends from Australia.
AMAL Express is the largest Somali public company in the Hawala (Remittance) business with worldwide
network of associate companies and agencies. Amal Express, gave birth to the rest of the Amal Group of
Companies, which was formed in 1997 from the amalgamation of 13 individual Hawala firms.In merging
their capital and human resources, the founders of Amal express succeeded in establishing solid
financial and management base nationally and internationally, putting Amal express in the lead of the