Dr. Andy Khawaja of Allied Wallet, the global FinTech company that provides multiple payment solutions in 196 countries, has received an honorary citizenship certificate in Boys Town, Nebraska, for his company’s contributions to society.
The founder of the Allied Wallet has always led dedicated efforts that have benefited from the company’s success in giving back to communities around the world. For more than a decade, they have supported organizations that have had a positive impact, helping children, animals, the police, veterans and various communities, and disaster relief.
Dr. Andy Khawaja said, “It is important to respond, we offer an unparalleled e-commerce solution that promotes success and entrepreneurship, but I do not think our responsibility ends there. We want to make a positive difference in societies around the world and give people more opportunities for success.”
Some Allied Wallet contributions will support: STAR Children’s Team, Wounded Warrior Project, Innocence Action, United Service Organizations, Eagle and Badge Foundation, After-School Alliance, Brent Shapiro Foundation, ASACP, and Harte Productions Police Association Los Angeles, Organization Hope for international change and paralyzed veterans in America.
Boys Town is a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for children and families. Boys Town has nine locations in the U.S. that provide shelter and counseling for children with distress. It helps families, saves children and strengthens societies.
Boise Town, Nebraska was established as a municipality in Nebraska and has its own police and fire departments, churches and post offices. There are about 400 boys and girls living in the famous city in the city and it has been named as one of the “Top 100 Youth Communities”.
Dr. Andy Khawaja and Allied Wallet are proud of this certificate and appreciation for their efforts and contributions to Boys Town.
“We look forward to helping Town Town continue to influence young people today and give these young people more opportunities for success and prosperity,” said Dr. Andy Khawaja.
Hamza Fazal is a reporter for The Hear UP. After graduating from the University of Abbottabad, Hamza got an internship at the NPR and worked as a reporter and producer. Hamza has also worked as a reporter for the Medium. Hamza covers health and science for The Hear UP.
A Few Things to Check Before Hiring an Electrician
Hiring an Electrician
Many homeowners attempt to do home improvement projects themselves, and the results are often disappointing. However, trying to handle electrical work independently can lead to costly errors and injuries. Discover a few things to check before hiring an electrician to get the job done right and stay within the budget.
When looking for an electrician, the first thing to consider is whether they are properly trained. The electricians should attend a vocational school or other recognized institute to learn how to perform the work correctly. Discuss the training process to find the right team for the job.
Comparing electricians includes reviewing their relevant experience performing similar work. Homeowners should discuss the project scope with potential electricians and determine whether they have experience in that area. Also, ask for recommendations and referrals from previous satisfied customers.
Once homeowners have a list of prospects, check online reviews to narrow down the possibilities based on customer experiences. Often, people discover more about an electrician or other service providers by reading reviews and talking to others. Also, discuss referrals with neighbors, co-workers, friends, and families to determine which services handled the work most efficiently.
Licensed and Insured
Verify your state’s requirement for license and insurance and then ensure the electrician is compliant to protect your most valuable asset. It is often tempting to hire an unlicensed or uninsured electrician to cut costs, but that often adds up to spending more money in the long run. Plus, you could be liable if an accident or injury occurs on your premises, adding even more to the costs.
Verify Credentials and Permits
The first step to verifying an electrician’s expertise is to inquire about licenses and insurance. The next step is to verify these credentials and permits to ensure they are valid and current. A quality electrician will immediately provide documentation for customers to verify.
Talk to Several Electricians
After comparing reviews and verifying credentials, consult with several electricians to find the right one for the project. While all of them might be qualified for the job, homeowners should find an electrician that understands their vision and wants to work with them every step of the way. Take notes during the interviews to review and determine the best candidate for the job.
While qualifications are crucial to getting the job done correctly, homeowners must also stay within their budget to avoid financial stress associated with unexpected surprises. An electrician should provide a precise estimate and include everything to be done to complete the project for homeowners to plan for payment. The goal is to find a qualified electrician that provides all the services needed for the most competitive price.
Look for Outstanding Customer Service
Finally, it helps to work with electricians dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and that stand behind their work. Inquire about warranties and other guarantees to verify the project will be completed according to specifications. Then choose the electrician who communicates clearly and makes you feel comfortable about their skills.
Hiring an electrician is often critical to getting the job done right and avoiding additional costs related to injuries and errors. Use this checklist to find a qualified electrician that provides outstanding service within your budget.
Khalil ur Rehman is a proud born and raised in Abbottabad. Khalil has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and The Verge. As a journalist for The Hear Up, Khalil covers climate and science news. [email protected]