Safaricom Okoa Jahazi service offers eligible subscribers the ability to borrow airtime on their prepaid lines in Kenya.
For you to be able to borrow airtime on Safaricom, you must meet a few criteria.
Requirements To Okoa Safaricom In Kenya
I have outlined some for you;
Be a Safaricom prepay subscriber.
The amount you request must be equivalent to the airtime you have sent for the last seven days before the date of the request for the credit advance.
Ensure you have a balance of less than Ksh.2 in your account.
Your line must be active, meaning that your line has not gone into expiry due to a failure to top-up for 180 days.
How To Okoa Safaricom In Kenya
Follow the procedure below to Okoa Safaricom.
1. If you want to request okoa service, you must dial or use the shortcode *131#.
2. Proceed to press the call button to get started.
You will receive a message from Safaricom confirming that the credit advance has been credited to your account.
3. Once you have received the okoa credit that you have requested, you cannot cancel the request.
4. You can request the credit advance daily as long as you have fully repaid the previous okoa credit.
5. You can track your usage of the okoa Safaricom by dialing *144*4# and sending an SMS t0 144.
Note; okoa service attracts a service fee.
What Are The Current Rates and Fees For Okoa Transfers
Here are the rates for service fees charged by Safaricom on various okoa amounts requested. They are sa follows;
If you request Kshs. 1000, you will pay a service fee of Ksh.100.
Kshs.500 for Kshs. 50 service fee.
Kshs.250 a fee of Kshs.25.
Kshs. 100 for a fee of Kshs.10
Kshs. 50 and pay a fee of Kshs.5.
Kshs. 20 for a service fee of Kshs 2.
Kshs.10 for a service fee of Ksh. 1.
Okoa service allows all prepay users to access airtime on credit and pay it later.
You will be offered different airtime amounts based on your airtime usage and previous borrowing and paying trends.
You can okoa as many times as you want, meaning Safaricom allows multiple borrowing. So in case you do not have the cash to purchase credit, you can use okoa.
That is how to Okoa on Safaricom in Kenya.