The M-PESA TOP-UP Promotion

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The following terms and conditions apply to the Promotion (“Promotion”) and by participating in the Promotion you will be deemed to have read, understood and accepted the same:-

1. Eligibility

The Promotion is open to all Safaricom PrePay subscribers both new and old.  PostPay subscribers will be able to top up other Prepay numbers through M-PESA top ups. The Prepay numbers so top-up will earn the bonus air time. 

 2. Promotional Period

The Promotion will run from 12 midnight on 22nd April, 2011 to 11.59 pm on Monday 25th April, 2011.

 3.  Participation

  1. Top up your airtime by any amount daily using M-PESA (“Qualifying Top-Up”):

  2. Upon Top Up you will be awarded 10% extra airtime FREE up to a maximum of Ksh. 1,000 for example:

  3. Top Ups will be restricted to a cumulative value of Ksh. 1,000 daily (“Maximum Top Value”) and any top ups exceeding the maximum top up value during the day will not receive the 10% free bonus airtime.

  4. The Bonus Airtime will be credited to the subscriber’s Bonus Account and will be used up first on ONNET activities in priority to your other air time. To check the bonus air time balance, send an SMS to 144.

  5. The Bonus Airtime may be used for ONNET activities including voice, SMS, MMS, M-PESA transactions, settlement of debts owed under Okoa Jahazi as well as for data services.

  6. Usage of the Bonus Airtime does not earn you Bonga Points under the Safaricom Bonga Reward Scheme.

  7. The Bonus Airtime will not be used while roaming.

  8. You will not be able to SAMBAZA the Bonus Airtime

Top-Up Amount

Value of Airtime to be Awarded












4. Expiry of Bonus Airtime

The Bonus Airtime received from the M-PESA top ups described in paragraph 3 above will expire after thirty (30) days from the date the Bonus was earned.   

5. Top-Ups that do not qualify  

The following top-ups will not entitle you to the bonus airtime irrespective of the amount that you top up:

  1. Scratch cards of any denomination

  2. Other PIN based virtual top ups such as electronic airtime vouchers, ATM, BAMBA POA  PIN based top up and supermarket till top ups 

  3. Non-PIN based top-ups including Sambaza, Ongea 24/7, Paymate and free airtime redeemed as part of your Bonga Points

  4. Top-ups made using Okoa Jahazi and PrePay roaming top-up vouchers supplied by MTN Uganda, Uganda Telecom and Vodacom Tanzania-Safaricom’s Kama Kawaida partners in East Africa.

6. Other Terms

  1. Call, SMS & data rates to all destinations remain as advertised in Safaricom’s current tariff guide.

  2. All calls made before 12 midnight on 22nd April, 2011 and after 11.59 pm on 25th April, 2011 will be charged at your normal tariff rate.

  3. All other applicable rates for use of the Safaricom services remain unchanged.

  4. The Promotion will not be available in conjunction with other promotions and rewards.

  5. The Promotion will be subject to Safaricom’s fair use policy.

  6. Safaricom reserves the right to amend or vary these terms and conditions or to withdraw the Promotion at any time. In any of these events, notice will be given via media advertisements (including at Safaricom’s discretion on the Safaricom website and will be effective immediately or as at the date referred in such notifications. 

  7. These terms and conditions are supplemental and subject to the standard terms and conditions for the use of the Safaricom PrePay and M-PESA services.



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