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How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points

How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points

This article is about how to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points. Kenya Power customers can now purchase tokens and settle electricity bills using bonga points following a partnership agreement between the electricity distributor and Safaricom. This plan also includes how to buy Kenya Power tokens using Bonga Points for someone else.

  • How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points
  • How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points for someone else
  • This applies to both Prepaid and Postpaid customers

On Friday, July 24, the company announced that the move would help 7.1 million residential customers deal with the pressure of reduced incomes due to the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

“As an organisation, we are acutely aware of the impact this pandemic has had on many Kenyans. We therefore invite our customers to take advantage of this opportunity and pay for electricity using Bonga Points,”

said Bernard Ngugi, managing director and CEO of Kenya Power.



The service is available to both prepaid and postpaid customers and there is no minimum or maximum number of bonga points with which to pay bills.

With this system, customers can now redeem their Bonga Points to purchase tokens or pay bills at a rate of 20 cents per Bonga Point. In case you want to purchase tokens worth Ksh500, you will need to have 2,500 bonga points.

How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points

1) Dial *126# and select \’Lipa na Bonga\’

2) Select Pay Bill

3) Enter the company number 888888 for subscription and 888880 for prepaid

4) Enter the account/meter number

5) Enter the amount you wish to pay

6) Confirm your payment details and enter your service PIN to complete the payment.



You will receive your tokens immediately after purchasing with your Bonga Points.

Bonga points Calculator

To check how many points will be needed to pay the bill, the customer will need to dial *126#, select “Lipa Na Bonga” and then select “Calculate Bonga”. The customer will be asked to enter the amount they wish to pay and will receive a response with the number of points they will need to pay for the invoice.

It is important to note that there are no additional costs for using Bonga Points. Only the value of the Bonga Points on the bill you are paying will be deducted from your Bonga balance when redeemed.

How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens using Bonga Points for someone else

In the spirit of helping a friend, bonga points can also be redeemed to purchase electricity tokens for someone else.

Once you enter the paybill number, the account number you choose can be that of the other person.

1) Dial *126# and select \’Lipa na Bonga\’

2) Select Pay Bill

3) Enter the company number 888888 for subscription and 888880 for prepaid

4) Enter the account/meter number of your friend

5) Enter the amount you wish to pay

6) Confirm your payment details and enter your service PIN to complete the payment.

conclusion

Customers paying for electricity using Bonga Points will be subject to the applicable electricity tariff as set by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority. The Bonga loyalty program was introduced in 2007 and registered customers earned one point for every Ksh10 spent on services on the Safaricom network.

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