About M-Paisa

Welcome to Afghanistan's first mobile money transfer service.

With M-Paisa from Roshan, you can send and receive payments or top up your account, easily, safely, and conveniently, right from your mobile phone!

M-Paisa offers safe, reliable and fast access to a range of financial services anywhere in Afghanistan including:
  • Person to person money transfer.
  • Disbursement and repayment of microfinance loans.
  • Airtime purchases.
  • Bill payments.
  • Disbursement and receipt of salaries.
The service facilitates the transfer of funds using a mobile phone through Short Message Service (SMS) and an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. The IVR based menu is available to customers in Dari, Pashto and English, an important feature in Afghanistan where 70% of the population is illiterate. M-Paisa is powered by Roshan's robust mobile network which spans across 230 cities and towns in all of Afghanistan's 34 provinces.

M-Paisa builds on Roshan's position as an innovator in the market, bringing unique products and services that serve the needs of the Afghan population Introduced in Afghanistan in 2008, M-Paisa is part of the Vodafone Money Transfer Group, which has over 22 million M-Paisa/M-Pesa customers worldwide. M-Paisa supports the development of the Afghan economy, extending economic opportunity and financial inclusion to all Afghans, providing an essential service to 97% of the unbanked population in the country whilst eliminating common financial barriers, especially in the remote and rural areas of the country.

M-Paisa is the safest, fastest and most trustworthy way to handle your money

To register and activate and account anywhere in Afghanistan, call 079 997 1313 or visit your nearest Roshan shop. You can also call this number to learn more about M-Paisa.

To learn how M-Paisa can benefit your business, send an e-mail with your name, mobile number and questions to: m-paisa@roshan.af.

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M-Paisa from Roshan, the original M-Hawala
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