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by Business reporter
29 Apr 2013 at 06:21hrs | Views launches the 'Mukuru Card'. said it is excited to announce the launch of the Mukuru Card, a safe and secure way for you to bank with InterAfrica-Mukuru in South Africa.

What is it?
The Mukuru Card is a prepaid debit card that every Mukuru customer in South Africa qualifies for. And it has some great benefits:
1) Receive your salary directly onto your card.
2) Draw cash at ATMs nationwide.
3) Unlimited FREE SWIPES at any store or retailer across South Africa using your MasterCard enabled card.
4) Look up your balance on your cellphone.
5) Buy airtime for yourself and friends.
6) Deposit cash directly into your account.
7) MOST IMPORTANTLY - Send money instantly via cellphone back to your relative in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and many more. Funds come instantly off your Mukuru Card, no need to walk anywhere to pay.

In fact, regardless of whether you have a Mukuru Card or not, as long as you're a Mukuru Customer you can use your cellphone to send money back home. Just dial *120*7363# or *120*SEND#, create your order and pay from your Mukuru Card or at your nearest Pep, Checkers, Shoprite or FNB.

a) How Much Does It Cost? R25 per month.
b) How Do You Get One? Go to your nearest Inter Africa branch or consultant. Just dial *120*7363# or *120*SEND# and we'll get back to you to point you to your closest agent.
c) How Do I Put Money Into My Account? Deposit cash or ask your employer to send via EFT directly into the Standard Bank Account you will be allocated.

Source - Byo24News