In a recent announcement, Safaricom has disclosed partnerships with Little and Makao to enable the M-PESA customers to access its services from the Super app itself.
“For 15 years, M-PESA has connected millions of customers to opportunities though a wide range of financial services. Our next evolution focuses on enabling businesses to grow and scale through solutions such as the M-PESA Super App which empowers businesses to reach our more than 30 million customers through digital store fronts in the form of M-PESA Mini Apps. As part of this initiative, we are excited to partner with Little and Makao as Mini App partners who will provide our customers with digital ride solutions and holiday rentals and accommodations from the convenience of the M-PESA Super App.”Peter Ndegwa, CEO – Safaricom
“We are pleased to partner with Safaricom for the M-PESA mini app launch enabling Little customers to order their Little rides within the M-PESA Super App. Our long-standing partnership with Safaricom has been instrumental in our expansion, and the M-PESA mini app presents yet another opportunity to serve our customers conveniently.”Kamal Budhabatti, CEO, Little
“Makao seeks to provide our customers with an easy way to book accommodation, holidays, or experiences anywhere in Kenya. We are pleased to partner with Safaricom to launch the Makao M-PESA Mini App, which presents our hosts with the opportunity to reach more than 30 million customers and holiday makers with the convenience of easily paying with M-PESA.”Florence Cheruiyot, CEO, Makao