Why NationHela

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Instant Use

Buy, activate and start using your NationHela card immediately.


You do not have to go to a money transfer agent to receive money sent from abroad. The money comes straight to your NationHela account and is immediately accessible via your prepaid card and mobile phone. So no more queuing or waiting for the money transfer agent to open.

Easy to Use

You can access your cash through either your NationHela card or your mobile phone 24 hours a day. The NationHela card is accepted at over 8,000 local Visa outlets in Kenya, Visa ATMs and over 30 million Visa outlets worldwide. You can therefore use your card to purchase goods or services at all these outlets, withdraw cash from ATMs or use your card to make online purchases. On your phone, you can pay your electricity and water bills or transfer money to your M-PESA account.

Safe and Secure

Because you receive money straight to your NationHela account, you don’t need to worry about travelling to the money transfer outlets to withdraw large amounts of cash over the counter. You also receive an alert on your phone every time there is a transaction on your account.


There are no charges for purchases made using your Visa card, and you can also make ATM withdrawals at an affordable cost.

Easy to Manage

You can access your card online or via your mobile phone to transfer cash from your NationHela account to another NationHela account or to view your balance and statements.


Send money to friends and family in a simple, safe and convenient way without having to visit and queue at a money transfer agent. For more details log onto www.nationhela.com.


NationHela money transfer rates are friendly to the pocket and cheaper than other leading money transfer services. 

Peace of Mind

You can rest easy knowing that your beneficiary has received their money safely and conveniently.


If you want to know how the money you sent is being used, NationHela will soon introduce an online view-only service where you, the sender, will be able to view the statement on the users account.