Safaricom has announced that it had waived fees for Mpesa transactions below Ksh1,000. M-Pesa users will for the next three months send amounts below Ksh.1,000 for free,
Safaricom has also approved the increase of daily M-Pesa transaction limits from the current Ksh70,000 to Ksh150,000
“…all person-to-person transactions below Ksh1,000 shall be free. This means that from tomorrow morning, M-PESA users will be able to send any amount below Ksh.1,000 for free over the next 90 (ninety) days,” reads the statement.
All these moves by Safaricom aim to assist prevent the spread of the Corona Virus. By using Mpesa transactions, Kenyans will avoid contracting the virus by coming in contact with cash.