Customers using MPESA can now send money to their relatives around the world via Western union in a new collaboration between Safaricom MPESA and Western Union after Safaricom introduced MPESA Global.

How To Register For MPESA Global

For feature for :
Dial *840#
Select " Opt in"
Read Terms and conditions
Accept terms
Wait for a confirmation SMS
For Smartphone
Download mysafaricom App from Google play store and register with MPESA Global.

How To Send Money to Western union Customers From MPESA

Select Western union location
Select new receipient
Enter First Name
Enter last Name
Enter Middle Name
Enter amount
Pick destination
Enter 2 letter ISO e.g (Tz) for Tanzania
Enter purpose of funds
Enter source of funds
Confirm transaction details and charges
Enter MPESA pin and send

You will receive an SMS from MPESA as well as from MPESA Global with an MTCN number which must be shared with the recipient.

How To send Money From Western union To MPESA

Its also these days possible to send money from western union straight to MPESA customers.

Visit Western union website
Register and sign in
Click on " Get started"
Choose the country of the recipient
Indicate the amount you want to transfer
Select mobile wallet ( MPESA)
Choose your payment method e.g credit/debit card or bank account
Details of exchange rates, charges and amount to be transferred will be displayed to you.
Confirm and send.

You will receive a confirmation message about the transaction shortly.


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