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What is Hakikisha?

Hakikisha M-Pesa is a Safaricom system that integrates with M-Pesa to help users confirm the identity of mobile money recepients before hitting the send button.

The service is a new enhancement to M-PESA that will enable people to confirm the name of the intended recipient of funds, before completing an M-PESA transaction. Before this new addition, may incidents of M-Pesa users sending money to the wrong persons were recorded.

All M-Pesa users are opted into the service that also applies to when customers are making payments to Lipa Na M-PESA (PayBill option) and agent withdrawals.

To use the services, users have to Go to M-PESA > Send Money > Enter Phone Number > Enter Amount > Enter M-PESA PIN > OK to Send > You will get a notification with the intended recipient’s Name > To stop any wrong transaction, type ‘1’ and press send within 15 seconds. Pressing cancel or dismiss or close will not cancel the transaction.

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How to Deposit Money to Faulu Kenya Bank via Mpesa

Faulu Kenya’s Lipa na M-Pesa paybill number is 328585

The Procedure for depositing money via M-Pesa to your Faulu Kenya account is as follows

  1. Go to M-Pesa menu on your phone, select “Lipa na M-Pesa
  2. Select “Paybill
  3. Select “Enter business no.” and enter the 328585 as the Faulu Kenya business no and press “OK”
  4. Enter the Faulu Kenya account number you are transferring money to and press “OK”
  5. Enter amount i.e. amount you want to deposit and press “OK”
  6. Enter your M-PESA PIN and press “OK”
  7. Confirm all the details are correct and press “OK”
  8. You will receive a verification window from M-Pesa where you have 1 minute to verify that the details are correct, if correct, dismiss or ignore, if wrong, enter the number 1 and press OK to cancel the transaction
  9. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-Pesa immediately.
  10. Faulu Kenya will then send you a confirmation SMS shortly.
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How to Deposit Money to I&M Bank via Mpesa

I&M Bank Limited’s Lipa na M-Pesa paybill number is 542542

The Procedure for depositing money via M-Pesa to your I&M Bank account is as follows

  1. Go to M-Pesa menu on your phone, select “Lipa na M-Pesa
  2. Select “Paybill
  3. Select “Enter business no.” and enter the 542542 as the I&M Bank business no and press “OK”
  4. Enter the I&M account number you are transferring money to and press “OK”
  5. Enter amount i.e. amount you want to deposit and press “OK”
  6. Enter your M-PESA PIN and press “OK”
  7. Confirm all the details are correct and press “OK”
  8. You will receive a verification window from M-Pesa where you have 1 minute to verify that the details are correct, if correct, dismiss or ignore, if wrong, enter the number 1 and press OK to cancel the transaction
  9. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-Pesa immediately.
  10. I&M Bank will then send you a confirmation SMS shortly.
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How to Deposit Money to Coop Bank via Mpesa

Co-operative Bank’s Lipa na M-Pesa paybill number is 400200 

The Procedure for depositing money via M-Pesa to your Co-operative Bank account is as follows

  1. Go to M-Pesa menu on your phone, select “Lipa na M-Pesa
  2. Select “Paybill
  3. Select “Enter business no.”
  4. Enter the 400200 as the Co-operative Bank business no and press “OK”
  5. Enter the Co-operative Bank account number you are transferring money to and press “OK”
  6. Enter amount i.e. amount you want to deposit and press “OK”
  7. Enter your M-PESA PIN and press “OK”
  8. Confirm all the details are correct and press “OK”
  9. You will receive a verification window from M-Pesa where you have 1 minute to verify that the details are correct, if correct, dismiss or ignore, if wrong, enter the number 1 and press OK to cancel the transaction
  10. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-Pesa immediately.
  11. Co-operative Bank will then send you a confirmation SMS shortly.
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What is Eazzy 247?

Eazzy 247 is a mobile banking service by the Equity Bank of Kenya that allows you to access on your bank account using your mobile phone. It is available through Safaricom, Orange, YU and Airtel, making it easy for you to transact anywhere, anytime.

The mobile banking services has the following features

  1. Airtime Top-up: Top up your own account, another person’s account in Equity or in another bank or request for emergency airtime.
  2. Funds Transfer: Transfer money to your own account, another person’s account, to a mobile number or make your loan payments.
  3. Cash Withdrawal: Withdraw cash through the ATM or at Equity Agent outlets.
  4. Goods Payment: Pay for goods directly from your account at branded outlets.
  5. Balance Enquiry: Check your account balance anytime.
  6. Bill Payment: Pay your electricity, water, HELB or DStv bills anytime.
  7. Loan Repayment: Request for a loan or an overdraft, enquire on your loan status and make payments through your phone.
  8. Requests and Alerts: Request for your statement, cheque book, information on forex rates and stock prices.  Alert the bank to stop your card or cheque. Receive transaction alerts every time you use your account.
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How to Deposit Money into Equity Bank account with M-Pesa

Equity Bank of Kenya’s  Lipa na M-Pesa paybill number is 247247. Their mobile banking service is dubbed Eazzy 247 thus the paybill number 247247.

The Procedure for depositing money via M-Pesa to your Equity Bank of Kenya account is as follows

  1. Go to M-Pesa menu on your phone, select “Lipa na M-Pesa
  2. Select “Paybill
  3. Select “Enter business no.” and enter the 247247 as the business no and press “OK”
  4. Select “Enter account no” i.e. Equity Bank account number (e.g. 0100 xxxx xxxx) and press “OK”
  5. Enter amount i.e. amount you want to deposit and press “OK”
  6. Enter your M-PESA PIN and press “OK”
  7. Confirm all the details are correct and press “OK”
  8. You will receive a verification window from M-Pesa where you have 1 minute to verify that the details are correct, if correct, dismiss or ignore, if wrong, enter the number 1 and press OK to cancel the transaction
  9. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-Pesa immediately.
  10. Equity Bank will then send you a confirmation SMS shortly.