Safaricom Awards Lipa Na M-PESA Customers With 8 Tractors, 8 Trucks

Safaricom has today awarded 16 Lipa Na M-PESA customers with 8 tractors and 8 trucks to conclude the Lipa Na M-PESA Promotion and as the company marks 13 years of M-PESA. The 16 include 8 customers and 8 businesses that use the service, with one winner each in eight regions.

“We launched M-PESA 13 years ago with the goal of transforming our customers lives by making it easy and convenient to send money. Since then, we have continued to innovate the service to ensure that it continues to meet the growing needs of our customers and that it remains relevant to them. As a mark of appreciation, we are awarding 8 customers and 8 businesses today for using our Lipa Na M-PESA service which is now the most preferred alternative to cash in the country,” said Michael Joseph, CEO, Safaricom. 

Since the Lipa Na M-PESA promotion began on 8th January 2020, Safaricom has awarded six apartments to customers and 120 Tuktuks to Lipa Na M-PESA merchants.

Safaricom has also awarded surprise cashbacks to more than 600,000 customers for paying with Lipa Na M-PESA, while all merchants on the service have been receiving a 25 percent refund of their Lipa Na M-PESA transaction fees as a cashback every night.

The Lipa Na M-PESA services was launched in 2013 with the goal of providing a safe, fast and convenient alternative to cash payments. Beyond in-store payments, the service has also made it possible for thousands of businesses to go digital and receive payments from customers anywhere in the country and also from other countries through M-PESA Global. So far, over 160,000 M-PESA businesses accept Lipa Na M-PESA.

GRAND FINALE WINNERS

CUSTOMER WINNERS

No.

REGION

NAME

OCCUPATION

PRIZE

1

EASTERN

BEATRICE KAVUNDI

ECD TEACHER

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

2

RIFT VALLEY

BISMARK LAGAT

ELECTRICITY CONTRACTOR

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

3

NYANZA

JULIANA MWOLA

NATIONAL POLICE SERVICE

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

4

WESTERN

MELDRINE ORESHA

NURSE

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

5

MT. KENYA

VIRGINIAH WANJIRU

-

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

6

COAST

MARTIN SAUNI

HORTICULTURE FARMER

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

7

NAIROBI

CHARITY WANJIRU

-

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

8

NORTH EASTERN

RAHA HUSSEIN

APPAREL SHOP

TRACTOR + PLOUGH + TRAILER

 

 

MERCHANT WINNERS

No.

REGION

NAME

BUSINESS

PRIZE

1

MT. KENYA

GACHARI KAMWETI

KHANWOOD INDUSTRIES 1

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

2

WESTERN

MARY NYIKULI

MANYISU INVESTMENTS

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

3

NYANZA

GEORGE BRONSON

GEORGE MORARA

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

4

RIFT VALLEY

ELIJAH MUGAMBI

EATING HOUSE

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

5

EASTERN

PATRISIO RUKUNGA

(BANK AGGREGATED)*

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

6

NORTH EASTERN

MAHDI MUKTAR

QUALITY ENERGY SERVICES STATION LIMITED

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

7

NAIROBI

ABIGAAL MUGURE

ABBYS HOUSE OF CAKE 4

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

8

COAST

MOHSEN MOHAMED

BAFAGIH BAKERIES

FUSO FI 12.8TON TRUCK

 

3 BEDROOM APARTMENT WINNERS

 

CUSTOMER WINNERS

 

NO.

REGION

CUSTOMER NAME

PRIZE

OCCUPATION

1

BOMET

REUBEN KEITANY

APARTMENT

POLICE OFFICER

2

NAROMORU

SAMUEL GATHIRU

APARTMENT

QUARRY WORKER

3

BURNT FOREST

JOSEPH KIPKURUI

APARTMENT

SECURITY GUARD

4

COAST

SALMA MOHAMMED

APARTMENT

HOTELIER

5

BONDO

EDWARD OLUOCH

APARTMENT

TEACHER

6

GARISSA

JOSHUA MUTHUI

APARTMENT

FARM

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