How to send mobile money in East Africa

    May 03, 2016   No comments

How can I send Mpesa to Uganda, Tanzania or Rwanda using my safaricom simcard?Kutuma pesa ni rahisi sasa, it's easy now! The biggest telecommunication company in kenya (safaricom) has finally introduced International Money Transfer East Africa #IMTEastAfrica, a service meant to hasten sending money to relatives, friends or business partners in the East African region.

How to send money from kenya to Uganda or Rwanda
In Uganda and Rwanda, MTN is the major mobile telecommunications company. To send Mpesa money to an MTN client in Rwanda or Uganda follow these steps:



  • Dial *840#
  • Enter PIN
  • Enter phone number with international country code
  • Enter amount to send
  • Finally confirm recipient .Money sent to Uganda will be received in Ugandan shillings while the money sent to Rwanda will be received in Rwanda Francs.


How to send money to Tanzania from kenya
Using your safaricom simcard, follow these steps;

  • Go to mpesa menu
  • Select Lipa na mpesa
  • Select Paybill (enter 255255)
  • Enter recipient number as account number with international country code(255)
  • Enter amount
  • Enter PIN
  • Finally confirm the recipient details after send.Money sent from kenya to Tanzania will be received in Tanzanian shillings.


How to send money to kenya from Tanzania
In Tanzania, Vodacom Tz is the larges mobile telecommunications company followed closely by Tigo.Using your Vodacom Tanzania simcard simple *150*00# and send money to mpesa kenya.Money sent from Tanzania to Kenya will be received in Kenyan shillings.

How to send money from Rwanda to Kenya
MTN Rwanda subscribers can send money to safaricom subscribers by dialling *830# from their MTN simcards.Money sent from Rwanda to kenya will be received in Kenyan shillings.
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Mwabaya Katana

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Mwabaya Katana is a Personal Finance online writer.He is the founder of 'Loans Kenya' Blog.

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