Shoppers who make purchases on Jumia can get up to a 5% discount during the Jumia Black Friday 2020 month of November.
Thanks to a partnership between Jumia and Safaricom, shoppers who make payments via the Safaricom Mpesa platform will get a 5% discount.
Taking to the media, the two companies said that customers will automatically have a discount on their total shopping value when they chose Mpesa as their preferred method of payment. This is applicable both on Jumia and Jumia Food.
Sam Chappatte, Jumia Kenya CEO said, “Jumia’s Black Friday is the biggest sale of the year – and it is all about saving customers money. As customers continue to feel the economic pressure of COVID-19, we expect the event to be very relevant. Throughout November you can save by shopping on Jumia. We are happy to partner with Safaricom to offer consumers using M-PESA at checkout an extra 5% off. Don’t forget the biggest deals will be exclusively on the Jumia App and we urge our consumers to download it for the best deals.
Peter Ndegwa, Safaricom’s Chief Executive Officer added, “The ability to sell and buy remotely coupled with M-PESA’s safety and convenience has seen more customers and businesses continue to embrace the service. We are excited to partner with Jumia to reward online shoppers across the country for paying with M-PESA, even as we continue to celebrate our 20th Anniversary,” said Peter Ndegwa, Chief Executive Officer, Safaricom.
The black Friday 2020 shopping extravaganza begun on November 1st, 2020, and end on 30th November 2020, with shoppers eligible for discounts for the first 3 transactions within the period.
Things to know during the Jumia Black Friday 2020 Shopping Extravaganza
Here are a few things you may need to know during the promotion;
- Discounts will be applied automatically when shoppers chose M-pesa as their preferred method of payment.
- To be eligible, one needs to transact Ksh.1000.00 and above for a maximum of Ksh. 250.00 discount.
- The offer is available for the first three such transactions throughout the period will get the discount.
- The promotion runs from 1st November.
The Black Friday 2020 sale, marks the beginning of the festive season even as more and more Kenyans are moving online to do their shopping.
Over the few months, Kenyans have been moving online to shop due to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Jumia is an online selling platform that ships its products to customers across the country. As of 2019, Jumia had over 11,000 businesses and millions of shoppers visiting its platform.