About the Company

Upesi is a homegrown African solution that enables efficient, reliable and affordable global money transfer. The Company is currently licensed in Kenya by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), and in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Having been incorporated in 2015 in Kenya, Upesi Money Transfer Limited started operations in Kenya in January 2016 upon issuance of the license by the Central Bank of Kenya. Upesi Money Transfer has also started the process of registering as money Transfer Company in other countries in the East African region.

Since its inception Upesi Money Transfer Limited has experienced remarkable growth and is strategically placed for growth in the remittance space. The strength of our partnerships has contributed to the speedy growth of Upesi Money Transfer Limited.


Our values, which hold the key to our success, are what define who we are. Most importantly, as a company we value:

Start with the customer and work backwards. Work vigorously to earn and keep customer trust. Pay attention to competitors, but keep obsessing over customers.

Think like an owner, Think long term and don’t sacrifice long-term value for short-term results. Act on behalf of the entire company, not just for own team. Never say “that’s not my job".

Expect and require innovation and invention from everyone in the team and always find ways to simplify. Be externally aware, always look for new ideas from everywhere, and don’t be limited by “not invented here".

You are never done learning and always seek to improve; you are curious about new possibilities and act to explore them.

Have relentlessly high standards and continually raise the bar and drive each team member to deliver high quality products, services and processes.

As a team, drive ownership and accountability, make decisions and get results. Foster trust, have integrity, champion each other and have each other’s’ backs. Eradicate silos and win as a team.

Care and actively support each other’s well-being. Create a super energizing workplace that brings out the best in our employees by nourishing our mental, physical and emotional balance.

How It Works

1. Choose the country

Choose the country and enter the amount you want to send (Our fees and exchange rate will be displayed)

2. Enter recipient details

Enter the recipient details and the mode of receiving the funds

3. Select the mode of payment

Select the mode of payment i.e Debit/Credit card, bank account, mobile wallet account

4. Confirm amount

Confirm the amount and send

Get Started with Upesi Money Transfer