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How to register for M-KESHO Financial services and its Features in Kenya

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Banking services in Kenya has been revolutionized by the use of modern technology that all the other sectors of economy are experiencing. Many banks have therefore incorporate the modern technology and used it to improve on their services quality. Many banks have introduced other banking services through technology and may include internet banking where the people can access their bank accounts and make any transaction from anywhere in the world through the internet, mobile banking services where people can access banking services through their mobile phones as well as has increased security of the banking services.

Mobile operators and bank accounts have therefore mostly collaborated to provide banking services. The mobile banking services that have been in existence are as a result of the Kenyan banks and mobile service providers’ collaboration. In the recent past, Safaricom and Equity bank in collaboration introduced a banking services known as “M-KESHO” for their customers and ensuring that it is very standard and beneficial to the customers.

M-KESHO is a financial service that is linked to Safaricom M-PESA and Equity bank accounts. In the M-KESHO saving account, it let the customer be able to manage their funds between the M-PESA account and an account based in Equity bank through their phones. This account also allow sending money/fund transfer between the bank account and M-PESA system. Unlike M-PESA, M-KESHO accounts pay interest, have no balance limits and offer emergency credit and insurance facilities. Other features that are offered and supported by M-KESHO include micro saving accounts with interest of up to 3% half-yearly, Micro Credit for credit services with maximum of Ksh 5,000 as well as Micro Insurance products which cover almost all incidents which need insurance. The insurance covers involved may be health, accidents, medical cover and many more products and covers.

With this account, full accessibility of the services is through M-PESA menu services, the account is affordable with no charges, no ledger fees and no minimum balance that the account should have. The registration process is easy and free of charge from any Equity bank outlet or agent countrywide. Through the mobile phones, the registered M-KESHO customers will be able to access the services through M-PESA menu or through Eazzy 24/7 phone menu.

Registration Procedure for M-KESHO:

  • The registration for use of the M-KESHO is easy, fast and efficient. The interested Safaricom or Equity bank customers should visit the nearest Equity bank outlet or M-PESA agents countrywide with a copy of their original National I.D.
  • The bank or the agent will provide an M-KESHO account opening application form which should be duly completed with the applicant providing the accurate and up-to-date information.
  • After the submission of the application form, the applicant will need to also attach the application forms with a passport sized photograph and provide their register Safaricom phone number which will be linked with the M-KESHO account.
  • The application forms are processed within two business days after which the M-KESHO menu would be incorporated and available in the M-PESA phone menu of the applicant and ready for use for any transactions involving M-KESHO.

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Emerging from the athletic heartland of Rift Valley, Eka Kaoo was destined to have a relationship with sports. However, instead of lacing up running shoes, Eka picked up a pen, weaving narratives around the athletes who brought pride to Kenya.

Growing up, Eka was deeply inspired by the marathoners and middle-distance runners from his region, often finding himself amidst training camps and local races, absorbing stories of dedication, sweat, and sheer willpower.

Eka pursued his passion academically at a renowned university in Kenya, specializing in Sports Journalism. This formal education, combined with his intrinsic understanding of the Kenyan sporting ethos, allowed him to produce articles that resonated deeply with readers. His pieces, rich with local anecdotes and broad insights, began to get attention both within the university and in the national press.

Upon graduation, Eka became a sought-after name in sports journalism. His writings, spanning across various sports but with a soft corner for track and field, offered a fresh perspective, blending personal athlete stories with technical analyses.

Eka Kaoo's articles soon began appearing in international sports magazines and journals, elevating him to the status of an ambassador for Kenyan sports on the global stage. He covered major events like the Olympics and the World Championships, consistently providing readers with unique, Kenya-centric viewpoints.

Beyond his journalistic endeavors, Eka has been instrumental in organizing grassroots sports events in Kenya, aiming to unearth hidden talents and provide them with a platform to shine.

Today, as one of the leading voices in sports journalism in Africa, Eka Kaoo continues to champion the stories of athletes, always reminding the world of the heart, soul, and spirit of Kenyan sports.

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