Safaricom’s Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion ends as winners awarded 16 trucks, tractors


Safaricom's Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion ends as winners awarded 16 trucks, tractors
Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph with one of the Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion winners. PHOTO | COURTESY

In Summary

  • The Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion, which began on January 8, 2020, was initiated as part of M-Pesa’s 13-year-anniversary.

Safaricom’s Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion came to a grand draw on March 13, 2020 with 16 lucky customers winning trucks and tractors.

The Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion, which began on January 8, 2020, was initiated as part of M-Pesa’s 13-year-anniversary.

The promotion has since seen 6 customers awarded with fully-furnished apartments; 120 others with TukTuks; while at least 600,000 customers received cashbacks.

“We launched M-PESA 13 years ago with the goal of transforming our customers live 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,” said Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph.

“As a mark of appreciation, we are also 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.”

Lipa Na M-Pesa was however launched in 2013 and now has over 160,000 businesses operating under its belt; with the number increasing daily.

Below is the full list of winners:

Tractors:

Beatrice Kavundi, ECD Teacher – Eastern

Bismark Lagat, Electricity Contractor – Rift Valley

Juliana Mwola, National Police Service – Nyanza

Meldrine Oresha, Nurse – Western

Virginiah Wanjiru – Mt. Kenya

Martin Sauni, Horticulture Farmer – Coast

Charity Wanjiru – Nairobi

Raha Hussein, Apparel Shop – North Eastern

Trucks:

Gachari Kamweti, Khanwood Industries – MT. Kenya

Mary Nyikuli, Manyisu Investments – Western

George Bronson, George Morara – Nyanza

Elijah Mugambi, Easting House – Rift Valley

Patrisio Rukunga – Eastern

Mahdi Muktar, Quality Energy Services Station Ltd – North Eastern

Abigaal Mugure, Abby’s House of Cake – Nairobi

Mohsen Mohamed, Bafagih Bakeries – Coast

Apartments:

Reuben Keitany, Police Officer – Bomet

Samuel Gathiru, Quarry Worker – Naromoru

Joseph Kipkirui, Security Guard – Burnt Forest

Salma Mohammed, Hotelier – Coast

Edward Oluoch, Teacher – Bondo

Joshua Muthui, Farmer – Garissa

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