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FINCA partners Airtel money on mobile money service

Tochukwu Egesi
Tochukwu Egesi

Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA) Limited and Airtel Money have announced a partnership on mobile money service.

Announcing the partnership was FINCA’s Head of Mobile and Digital Business Daniel Makata who said that the partnership will enable FINCA and Airtel Money customers to transfer funds between the two platform.

Makata said the integration between Airtel Money and FINCA is one of the initiatives aimed at advancing financial inclusion and delivering solutions that enrich the lives of communities.

FINCA’s Head of Mobile and Digital Business Daniel Makata 

He further said that the financial industry’s adoption of mobile money is an opportunity for both FINCA Limited and Airtel Money to grow their urban and rural reach with secure financial services.

Commenting on the partnership, Airtel Money Director, Polycarp Ndekana said they are so grateful for the partnership which he said will financially unite Airtel Money and FINCA customers when it comes to inter money transfers.

He further added that integration with FINCA will allow customers to conveniently transact between their Mobile money wallet and their FINCA account for savings or loan repayments.

FINCA is now the 7th financial institution to be added to the Airtel Money platform joining other financial service providers.

To access the service, Airtel Money customers with FINCA accounts will simply dial *211# for the Airtel Money Menu, select ‘Bank’, and then ‘FINCA’ while FINCA clients access the service by Mobile menu and select ‘Funds Transfers’, followed by ‘Bank to wallet

Financial inclusion

Tochukwu Egesi

Financial Services Strategy & Digital Economy Specialist (Scribing in Personal Capacity)