Why Choose NationHela
Benefits to Cardholder
You do not have to go to a money transfer agent to receive your money sent from abroad. The money comes straight to your NationHela account and is immediately accessible via your prepaid card and mobile phone. So no more queuing or waiting for the money transfer agent to open.
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Easy to use
You can access your cash through either your NationHela card or your mobile phone 24 hours a day. The NationHela card is accepted at over 8,000 local Visa outlets in Kenya, Visa ATMs and over 30 million Visa outlets worldwide. You can therefore use your card to purchase goods or services at all these outlets, withdraw cash from the ATMs or use your card to make online purchases. On your phone, you can pay your electricity and water bills or transfer money to your M-PESA, Airtel money, or Yucash account.
You can also top up your NationHela account in Kenya at a NationHela agent location or directly from your mobile money account e.g. M-PESA.
Safe and secure
Because you receive money straight to your NationHela account, you don’t need to worry about travelling to the money transfer outlets to withdraw large amounts of cash over the counter. You also receive an alert on your phone every time there is a transaction on your account.
There is no charge for purchases made using your Visa card. You can also make ATM withdrawals at an affordable cost.
Easy to manage
You can access your card online or via the mobile phone to transfer cash from your NationHela account to another NationHela account or to view your balance and your statements.
Benefits to Sender
A simple, safe and convenient way of sending money to friends and family without having to visit and queue up at a money transfer agent. Simply click here.
NationHela money transfer rates are friendly to the pocket and cheaper than other leading money transfer services.
Peace of Mind
You can rest easy knowing that your beneficiary has received money safely and conveniently.
Want to know how the money you send is being used? NationHela will soon introduce an online, view-only service where you, as the sender, will be able to view the statement on the users account.