The US digital payment company obtained an 11% increase in donations.


PayPal has registered a 11% advance in donations last year 2016, reaching the figure of < strong> $ 7.3 billion .

Also, the company has had a high rise in donations during the Christmas dates , as more than 8 million users from 181 countries contributed more than 971 million dollars < / strong>, which were distributed among 282,053 foundations.

The most outstanding donation this Christmas was $ 230,000, being the registered average of $ 93 .

On the other hand, the holiday season has seen donations grow through mobile devices , that the year 2016 was 21% of the total , a figure that It implies an increase of 12% compared to mobile transactions recorded in 2015.

Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, stressed that «PayPal’s main objective is to democratize financial services for citizens around the world.»

In addition, the manager has indicated that they are “eager to start another year of innovation full of new services and functions so that all of us can create a positive impact on every community around the world.” < / p>