Diaspora Money Is Kenyapesa trustscore reliable as they claim?

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Sending money from the diaspora straight to your phone....

Kenyapesa assists Kenyans in Canada to send money to Kenya via Mpesa and Airtel Money. play Kenyapesa assists Kenyans in Canada to send money to Kenya via Mpesa and Airtel Money. (Kenyapesa)

Many Kenyans are asking if KenyaPesa is as reliable as people claim. Well here is the answer.

KenyaPesa is an online money transfer firm established in January 2013.  KenyaPesa clients use the platform to send money to Kenya online and pay direct from their bank account or using a bank account or using a debit card.

Kenyapesa allows clients to transfer money from Canada to Kenya easily. The service is available 24/7 on any internet enabled gadget.

Through Kenyapesa, you can also send Safaricom or Airtel airtime top ups to people in Kenya by:

  1. Typing and confirming the cellphone number
  2. Selecting airtime amount in KES
  3. Paying

The recipient will get the airtime directly on their mobile phone.

According to Kenyapesa they are an emerging eCommerce market in Kenya that thrives on three major resources available in Kenya:

-A versatile mobile money transfer infrastructure

-Reliable affordable internet services available in Kenya

-A young population eager to harness the power of the Internet to make a dollar which makes Kenya an Information Technology hub to reckon with.

When the money is sent, the cash is delivered to M-pesa and Airtel Money, Bank Transfers or Cash Pickups. The customer therefore is the one who selects how they’d like the cash delivered when placing their order.

Kenyapesa is registered as a Money Service Business in Ontario, Canada under Business Number 230098279. The online platform is also registered with Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) under registration number M13879833.

How Kenyapesa works

play Canadians can send money straight to a person's phone via Mpesa or Airtel Money (Talk Africa)


  1. Log on to and click send money
  2. Choose the service you would like to use to send the funds
  3. You can specify the amount by specifying the Kenya Shillings (KES) amount that the recipient will Receive or the Canadian Dollar (CAD) amount you wish to send.
  4. Once you have specified the amount, the system automatically calculates the charges and displays the total amount that you need to pay for the order.
  5. If the order is okay, click Send Now to continue or you can change it and the totals will update automatically.
  6. Log in to your Kenyapesa account but if you are not registered click on Register Free to sign up.
  7. If you are sending to an existing recipient, select their name from the dropdown list and the system will auto fill the details for you. If you are sending to a new recipient fill in their details in the form and click Add new recipient.
  8. Having clicked Next in the previous step, select how you would like to pay for your order by using an Instant Bank Transfer or Debit/Credit Card.

Reviewers who have used the platform were sceptic at first but tested it then said that it is reliable.

Review Rating

I rate Kenyapesa 7 out of 10

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