The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) has signed a contract with Sun Island Transfers (SunCash) to facilitate the movement of funds collected on behalf of the Corporation from various islands to New Providence. The Hon. Adrian Gibson, Chairman, WSC and MP for Long Island and Barry Malcolm, Chief Operations Officer, Sun Island Transfers, signed the two year agreement during a brief ceremony at WSC headquarters, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The agreement takes effect as of Wednesday, March 13, 2019. “I anticipate us having a good relationship over the next two years as you assist WSC with its collection efforts and safely getting our monies to New Providence,” said Mr. Gibson.
“This agreement will call for Sun Island Transfers to establish various outlets which I believe they already have in place throughout the islands. These islands have the ability to pay WSC bills. The agreement for us is quite fair,” he added. According to the terms, Sun Island Transfers will be responsible for the following, among others: staffing, security of license approvals, training, marketing
“As you are all aware, Royal Bank and Scotia Bank pulled out of various islands including Long Island. We have had persons concerned with cash, the collection, movement and storage of cash, given that circumstance.” Elwood Donaldson, General Manager, WSC, said all of the technical issues have been resolved; the service is tested and ready to run. “Persons are able to pay to start tomorrow using the service. It is very beneficial