Nairobi, Kenya December 6th 2019 - OKash, one of the most popular microlending applications in Kenya, won the award as the best Mobile Loan Platform of 2019 at the 3rd Digital Tech Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. 



The award recognizes the outstanding positive impact the microlending app has had on the everyday life of its users in Kenya. 


OKash is an innovative mobile microlending application that enables easy, fast and secure access to short term loans. The app-based service utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) technology to analyze the purpose of the loan as well as the repayment behavior of the user. 


OKash offers competitive interest rates for short term micro loans and is growing its success with increasingly cheaper interest for repeat customers.


“OKash is providing a faster, easier and more secure loan process, where people spend less than two minutes to get a loan processed.” said Peter Kaiga, Ag. Manager & Head of Analytics at OKash. “We are proud to receive the award for the best mobile loan platform of 2019 and we are thankful to everyone who voted for us to receive this prestigious award.” 


Available for download

OKash is available for download  in Kenya in the Google Play Store


About OKash

OKash makes it easy for you to access credit anytime, anywhere. The popular OKash app is ranked among the most popular applications in Kenya, with an above 4 star average user rating in Google Play. OKash belongs to the Opera Group and is providing its services in Kenya and Nigeria. 


About Digital Tech Excellence Award

Digital Tech Excellence Awards are meant to recognize and reward organisations that make use of digital solutions to offer their services in an efficient and convenient manner and to transform the lives of their clients. Now in their 3rd year, and formally referred to as Digital Inclusion Awards, the awards aim to celebrate leading brands in the provision of tech solutions to the corporate world in the areas of financial services, media, telecommunications, general business and technology.