In Uganda, MTN Mobile Money customers can send money to Kenya using Safaricom MPesa or Airtel. Both senders and recipients will be able to transfer and receive money in their local currencies through the automatic currency converter built into this MTN Mobile Money service.
In Uganda, MTN Mobile Money customers can send money to Safaricom MPesa subscribers and Airtel subscribers in Kenya using MTN Mobile Money. MTN Mobile Money is equipped with an automatic currency converter which will enable both senders and recipients of the service to transfer and receive funds using their local currencies.
Through this service, an MTN client in Uganda can send money to a Kenyan recipient who will then receive it in Kenyan Shillings. To get the money straight on their phone in Kenya, the recipient must use Safaricom’s MPesa service or Airtel Kenya.
In comparison to other regional money transfer alternatives, this cross-border MTN Mobile Money service is far less expensive.
Simply press *165*1* and choose Option 2 (Africa) followed by Option 1 (Eastern Africa) and then select Option 1 (Kenya) to send money to either Safaricom MPesa (Option 1) or Airtel Kenya (Option 2) users. It’s quick, safe, and simple.
National boundaries are being removed by technology, creating a global financial services industry that is digital and mobile. MTN Uganda provides a solution that offers customers a safe and simple method of sending money to Kenya.
The mobile money ecosystem has grown significantly as a result of the introduction of numerous ground-breaking products that weave mobile money into the daily lives of MTN users.
Because of its simplicity, convenience, and security, mobile money has gained popularity as a substitute for both cash and banks. People prefer mobile money because it can be utilised anywhere there is a mobile phone signal.
A mobile money account is accessible to everyone with a mobile phone. Since there are no banks in most rural areas, its accessibility makes it quite helpful.
Fees for sending money from MTN mobile money to another number in Kenya
|Amount to Send||Fees (UGX)|
|500 – 2,500||1,000|
|2,501 – 5,000||1,150|
|5,001 – 15,000||1,400|
|15,001 – 30,000||1,650|
|30,001 – 45,000||1,950|
|45,001 – 60,000||2,250|
|60,001 – 125,000||3,200|
|125,001 – 250,000||5,000|
|250,001 – 500,000||9,050|
|500,001 – 1,000,000||17,200|
|1,000,001 – 2,000,000||33,450|
|2,000,001 – 4,000,000||55,900|
|4,000,001 – 5,000,000||61,100|