Dar-es-Salaam 15th April, 2021. Tigo Tanzania has today awarded twelve Tigo Pesa agents who participated and won in the ten year anniversary Tigo Pesa Wakala Promotion that begun in 2nd March to 31st March 2021. The twelve agents come from different Tigo zones,which include Coastal zone, Lake, North and Southern Zone.The promotion is part of the ongoing activities of the 10 year anniversary of Tigo Pesa in Tanzania.
The Wakala promotion is organized by Tigo’s Mobile Financial Services unit, Tigo Pesa, to give back over Tsh 260 Milliom to Wakalas across the country. The promotion which runs over a course of one month, awards agents who have made the most transactions in their respective zone in the month.
Speaking at the cash handover ceremony was the Chief Officer for Mobile Financial Services -Tigo Pesa, who said, “In the last 10 years, we have worked hand in hand with wakalas to ensure that our services reach our customers with ease. Wakalas are a major pillar of our Tigo Pesa operations and in celebrating 10 years of Tigo Pesa,we wanted to share our success with them thus far through this promotion.This promotion acknowledges and commend all our agents for the significant role they play every day in servicing our customers across the country.I would also like to specifically laud the twelve winners today, who have distinguished themselves amongst thousands of Tigo Pesa agents in their respective regions.”
Pesha also revealed that Tigo Pesa offers full fledged financial services and this promotion is one of the several activities created by Tigo Pesa in a bid to drive the financial inclusion agenda while engaging its agents across the country.
“As a company, we come up with different initiatives, whereby our agents across the country can engage in. We are proud of our contribution in driving the financial inclusion agenda, through Tigo Pesa, by making it possible for millions of Tanzanians to send and receive money and carry out several financial transactions, thus giving a huge financial boost to the individuals, communities and the country’s economy” remarked Pesha.
Tigo Pesa is Tanzania’s second-largest mobile money service provider boasting over 9 million registered customers and a growing network of over 50,000 merchants and around 120,000 mobile agents. Tigo Pesa is leading in innovation, constantly adding a variety of products to its portfolio such as; loans, insurance, corporate solutions for collections and bulk disbursements and Jihudumie services, that give more control of the transactions to the customers.