M-Pesa Junior Account: What to Know

M-Pesa Junior Account: What to Know

The M-Pesa Junior Account which is meant to be used by minors in Kenya has the following features. But before we look at that, we need to learn a few things about this Safaricom Mpesa product.

What is M-Pesa Junior Account

An MPesa junior account is a special kind of an MPesa account that will be available for use by persons who are under the age of 18 years.

This is a big opportunity for the under age and even parents. For the under age, atleast they'll now be able to send and or receive money just like adults.

MPesa Junior Features

The account will enable users who are minors to do the following at the moment . Here are the five (5) features of the MPesa junior account;

  1. Send money
  2. Receive money
  3. Buy airtime from mpesa
  4. Withdraw money
  5. Pay for services using Lipa Na MPesa

Requirements for Mpesa Junior Account

In order to get mpesa junior account a minor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the registration process 

The parent or guardian must present his or her national ID card.

In summary the requirements are;

  • Parent or guardian
  • The Minor
  • Parent or guardian National ID

Will MPesa Junior have access to loans 

We all know that mpesa have lending services in there. For the junior account such loan will not be available. The M-Pesa loans juniors will not access include; 

  • M-shwari
  • KCB MPesa
  • Fuliza MPesa
  • Halal Pesa
Leave a Comment
Previous Post Next Post

Post a Comment

Post a Comment