M-PESA Go is a financial product offered by Safaricom, a telecommunications company in Kenya, specifically for young people between the ages of 10 and 17. The service aims to improve financial literacy and digital money management skills among young Kenyans, and it allows users to send and receive money, buy airtime and bundles, and access the M-PESA Go App.
The M-PESA Go App is a customized version of the M-PESA Super App, which is a digital lifestyle platform that provides enhanced M-PESA functionalities and a host of mini-apps that allow Safaricom subscribers to perform important M-PESA tasks such as booking tickets, shopping, license applications, utilities, insurance, government services, and many more, within the app.
Requirements of Using M-PESA Go
To sign up for M-PESA Go, parents or guardians must have an active SIM card registered on M-PESA, a valid identification document, and the child’s birth certificate. Once registered, children can download and use the M-PESA Go App. The M-PESA Super App includes monitoring and tracking features and parental control features such as setting transaction limits, and it is also the gateway through which parents and guardians can guide their children’s financial journey.
Features available on M-PESA Go
In summary, the features available on M-PESA Go include the ability to send and receive money, buy airtime and bundles, and access a customized version of the M-PESA Super App. The M-PESA Super App includes a range of mini-apps that provide access to various services, as well as monitoring and tracking features and parental control features.
How to download M-PESA Go
Parents and guardians can self-onboard a Safaricom SIM Card that is already registered via https://safaricom.com/mpesa-go/onboarding or visit any Safaricom outlet. Required documents will need to be presented as well as have an active SIM card registered on M-PESA. After registration, teens can then proceed to download and do more with the M-PESA Go App