Mpesa payment services has now gone global and you are now able to send and receive money via Mpesa in a number of countries across the world.In this article we take a look at some of the countries you will find Safaricom Mpesa services available.
Most African countries have partnered with Safaricom a Kenyan telecommunication company owned by Vodafone to provide Mpesa services in a number of countries.
You will be able to find Mpesa services in Europe and even Middle East countries. In East Africa Safaricom has partnered with companies such as MTN to offer Mpesa services in Rwanda and Uganda.
In Tanzania, you can easily send and receive money via Mpesa using your Vodacom line.
Recently, Safaricom started working on a partnership with American retailer Amazon in a move that will enable Amazon online shoppers in Kenya and elsewhere to shop for goods and make payment with Mpesa.
Safaricom recently obtained a license to operate In Ethiopia and offer Mpesa services to its bigger population of over 100,000,000 people.
List of countries where Mpesa Services is currently available
- Democratic Republic of Congo
- South Africa
In South Africa, Mpesa entered in 2010 to offer its Mpesa services through a partnership with Nedbank.
One can also send money via Mpesa to any part of the world using Mpesa via western union. This service is available in all countries except sanctioned countries e.g. North Korea and Syria.
One can also send money to any bank account globally using Mpesa. This service is currently available in Germany, China and UAE. Safaricom Mpesa is planning to include more countries in due course.
The send to Bank option is currently available on MySafaricom App only
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The use of My Safaricom app has played a vital role in making Mpesa global a success.
Safaricom Mpesa aims to spread its money transfer technology to most parts of the world. With Mpesa, one can easily send and receive money from any part of the globe.