A Mombasa hotelier, Salma Salim Mohammed is the lucky winner of the fourth house in the ongoing Lipa Na M-Pesa promotion by Safaricom. The house, a three bedroom apartment is located in Riruta, Nairobi.
“I am an avid Lipa Na M-PESA customer which sees me frequenting outlets that accept payment through the service as it saves me from the hassle of walking around with cash. In my wildest dreams, I have never pictured myself winning in any promotion and I am glad that for the first time in my life I have won such an amazing prize as a house,” said Salma.
Salma who is married with a five year old child had been previously working in Rwanda before moving back to Kenya in 2019 with her current employer.
The promotion that runs to March 5, 2020 still has two more apartments to be won. Among other prizes both for users and businesses that accept Lipa Na M-Pesa, customers also stand to win 8 tractors kitted with a trailer and plough at the promotion’s grand finale, with one each for eight regions.
“At Safaricom, we strive to transform lives and make a positive impact for our customers. This promotions goes beyond the convenience, speed and safety of making and receiving payments on Lipa Na M-PESA, providing our customers with one more reason to celebrate through the different prizes,” said Sateesh Kamath, Chief Finance Officer, Safaricom.
There are also 80 tuktuks to be won by businesses, ten each in the eight regions with half of that already won. The grand finale will also see eight business owners drive off with a 12 tonne Fuso FI trucks, one in each of the eight regions.
Safaricom has also been awarding surprise cashbacks to 8 customers every minute, one in each region, for making payments through Lipa Na M-PESA, with merchants receiving 25 percent of the Lipa Na M-PESA transaction charges as a cashback every night.
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