Safaricom has made it possible to send money via M-Pesa to Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The transfers are done through MTN Uganda, Vodacom Tanzania and MTN Rwanda.
The way it works is that M-Pesa users send money in Kenya Shillings and the recipients get in the local currency subject to a conversion rate that Safaricom published daily.
Here is the process of sending money to the three East African countries.
To send money to an MTN Uganda subscriber, please follow the following procedure.
The following are the costs of sending M-Pesa to Uganda
To send money from Kenya to a Vodacom Tanzania customer, simply do the following:
The charges for sending money to Tanzania range from Kshs. 3 to Kshs. 220 depending on amount you are sending.
The following are the costs of sending M-Pesa to Rwanda.