How to send money from MTN Rwanda to MTN Uganda and Safaricom

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Just like MTN Uganda Mobile money users can send money directly to Safaricom M-Pesa mobile users or MTN Rwanda in an instant, MTN Rwanda subscribes can as well send money to MTN Uganda and Safaricom users via mobile money.

If you’ve wanted to send money to MTN Uganda as well as send to and receive money from Safaricom Kenya, the steps are very simple. All you need to do is to ensure that you have sufficient Mobile Money funds on your account.

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The steps:

  • Dial *830#
  • Enter Receiving number (+256xxxxxxx or +254xxxxxxx)
  • Enter amount
  • You will receive a message with amount and forex exchange details. Press 1 to confirm
  • You will receive a message prompting you to approve the debit
  • Dial *182# – Pending Approvals – Approve amount by entering your MM Pin
  • The transfer is processed. You will receive a notification that the money has been sent successfully.

A few seconds after, the receiver is notified on his phone that he has received a money transfer, indicating the amount that has been transferred in the currency of the destination country as well as your name – the sender. The receiver may then check his MTN Mobile Money account balance and cash out the remittance, or use the money for any MTN Mobile Money service.


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How much does it cost?

MINMAXSending Money to MTN UgandaSending Money to Safaricom Kenya
10003000300300
30005000600600
500010000700700
100002000010001000
200004000020002000
400007500030003000
7500015000050005000
15000030000080008000
3000005000001200012000
500000100000020000N/A
1000000200000035000N/A

Related Article: How to send money from MTN Rwanda mobile money to Airtel Tanzania.


Through a mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania, MTN Mobile Money users in Rwanda can similarly send money to Airtel Tanzania subscribers through the MFS Africa Hub – a connection of mobile money operations across a number of markets in the sub-Saharan Africa region.

The hub ensures convenient and affordable mobile-to-mobile international money transfers, as well as allow customers to transfer cash more simply and at a lower cost than the traditional methods.