Safaricom’s Lipa Mpesa is a mobile service that allows for payment of services and goods from your phone. Safaricoms has now launched the Lipa na Mpesa Smart Cards more like Debit and Visa Cards.
NOTE: We have a comprehensive update for the Mpesa Card in this page.
About Lipa na Mpesa Smart Card: Debit and Visa Card
Lipa na Mpesa cards allows one to pay for goods and service through a card that is more like a visa card. What you just have to do is swipe the payment card in any business center like supermarket and your pay will be deducted from your mpesa. The Lipa na M-Pesa payment card uses pin and chip technology for security purposes.
UPDATE: We have a comprehensive update for the Mpesa Card in this page.
Where to get Lipa na Mpesa Cards
As at 28th February 2017, Safaricom had not made it clear where one can register, get or collect the Lipa na mpesa payment cards but they have already distributed over 16,000 of them to universities and colleges. Some of those universities include; United States International University Africa (USIU), Kenyatta University, Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA), and Mt Kenya University (MKU).
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