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M-PESA Safaricom Partners with Dahabshiil to Enable Secure Money Transfers to Ethiopian Diaspora

Dahabshiil and Safaricom Ethiopia Forge Groundbreaking Partnership to Drive Financial Inclusion and Economic Growth in Ethiopia, Pioneering Innovation and Empowering Communities

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Dahabshiil country representative in Ethiopia Musse Mohamed (left) and MPESA Safaricom Acting Chief Digital Financial Services Anthony Kangethe during the signing of the partnership in Addis Ababa
Dahabshiil country representative in Ethiopia Musse Mohamed (left) and MPESA Safaricom Acting Chief Digital Financial Services Anthony Kangethe during the signing of the partnership in Addis Ababa

On June 27, M-PESA Safaricom announced a partnership with Dahabshiil, a leading international money transfer company. This collaboration enables the Ethiopian diaspora to send money directly to the M-PESA mobile wallets of their family and friends, streamlining the remittance process for faster transfers and increased security.

“We are delighted to partner with Dahabshiil, a leading player in international money transfers. Together, we share a vision of financial inclusion and driving economic development. This new service will offer Ethiopians a secure and convenient way to send and receive money, empowering individuals and families,” said Anthony Kangethe, Acting Chief Digital Financial Services Officer for M-PESA Safaricom.

Musse Mohamed, Ethiopia Representative for Dahabshiil, echoed this enthusiasm: “We are thrilled to partner with M-PESA Safaricom. This partnership allows us to fulfill our mission of delivering accessible and reliable financial services by leveraging M-PESA’s growing customer base. Together, we’re making it easier and safer for Ethiopians abroad to support their families back home.”

Dahabshiil and Safaricom Ethiopia share a vision of promoting financial inclusion and economic growth in Ethiopia. This partnership signifies their commitment to innovation, exceptional customer service, and the empowerment of the Ethiopian community through improved financial connectivity and support.