Make sure you understand exactly what it means if you borrow money.
You must ask the creditor to give you all the information.
The creditor must give you all the information in language that you can understand.
Remember it is cheaper to repay loans over a shorter period.
Ask what the interest rate is and work out what this means for you.
Compare interest rates.
Look at the small print, which explains all the terms and conditions.
Remember that interest rates could change, and your instalment could increase.
Calculate extra costs like administration fees into your installment.
Pay debts on time.
Tell your creditor if you cannot pay and make a new arrangement with your creditor.
Never give your details over the phone unless you called the person or know exactly who you are talking to.
OKash loans are not limited your profession, income, or any other conditions. As long as you are 20-55 years old, you have a fixed income and phone number, you can apply for an OKash loan.
Open Google Play and search for "OKash" App, then download the app. After downloading, open the App and start the sign-up and loan application process.
Simply follow the instructions by answering all the questions as asked. Make sure to provide authentic information about yourself.
The process takes a few minutes.
Your emergency contact is the person that can prove your reliability, credibility and honesty. We may contact him/her when we decide the loan. Please fill the emergency contact's information carefully.
OKash uses data from your phone including your handset details and financial transactions messages , and your reason for borrowing. We combine this with your OKash repayment history to build an individualised credit score and determine the loan offer suitable for you.
Currently during this pilot period the loan limit is KES 1,500 -4,500 only. However once we go live it will be up to a maximum of KES 500K.
The origination fee is charged 14% for a term of 14 days and 16.8% for a term of 21 days.
Unfortunately, not. At OKash, we conform to the highest standards of data integrity. This means that you cannot change information that was previously submitted, hence you must ensure you provide correct information at sign-up.
You will receive a message to your phone two days before the due date reminding you to repay the loan. You can repay the loan through the App or M-Pesa. Early loan repayment is accepted.
OKash paybill number is 612224. Follow the steps below to repay your OKash loan with M-PESA.
1. Navigate to M-PESA in your Safaricom menu on your phone
2. Select Lipa na M-PESA
3. Choose Paybill
4. Enter the Paybill number 612224
5. For account number, enter your MPesa number on which you received your OKash loan
6. Enter your repayment amount
7. Enter your M-PESA pin
8. Confirm that all details are correct and press ‘OK’.
Yes, you can, through the M-Pesa Paybill and the account being the mobile number of the person who took the loan.
After reconciliation of all payments, excess funds will be reversed to your M-Pesa account within 14 days.
Late loan repayments automatically incur a late fee of 2% per day. It is therefore advised that one does not exceed the repayment period. Further, this could reduce your future borrowing score.
Yes you can. Get your unique referral code on "Earn Coupon" page and share it with as many friends as you would like. Once they download the App they will enter your code on the "promo code" page. Upon them repaying their first loan, you will receive your coupon. Kindly note that your coupon can only be used for OKash Loan repayment, cannot be redeemed in cash.
Kindly enter (or copy and paste) the promo code you received in the field provided on the Promo Code page in the App. Then press “Apply Code”. If you were not invited by anyone or have not repaid your first loan, the code will not be applicable.
Get your unique referral code on the "Earn Coupon" page. You can share it with any person you wish to invite.Your friends can click the link to download the Okash App.
Coupon are automatically deducted from the amount you need to repay. Kindly note that your friends must enter the code on their "promo code" page before repaying their first loan or you won't receive your coupon.
You can check your balance on "Earn Coupon" page. Click on "review your invitation coupons" to see your balance.
In order to receive the coupon, kindly ensure that the person you invited used your code on their "promo code" page before repaying their first loan.
You can use the coupon for repayment. It can recover the origiantion fee and late fee. but not the principal.
We promise that we will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent (exempted late refund and service requirement)
If you have any questions, you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with your registered M-Pesa number in the subject. We will reply to your questions as soon as possible.
Also, you can call us with 020 7659988.