Sending money to friends and family outside your borders is quite easy thanks to Barter, which makes the entire process a breeze. Barter makes it easy to send money to different countries instantly at no cost. Here is how:

Send Money

How to Send Money from Anywhere to Africa

  1. Sign up with Barter (Android or iOS) (Add email address/ phone number and create a password). If you already have a Barter App installed on your phone, then
  2. Log into your Barter app
  3. Click on Send Money
  4. Click on Send Money Abroad
  5. Enter the amount and select the recipient’s currency and send money. (Shows the exchange rate, fees and speed of the transaction.)
  6. Add a new contact and enter the account details either Bank Account or Mobile Money.
  7. Review Transaction
  8. Go ahead and then enter your pin.
  9. Tag the transfer and Voila. The person gets instantly.

Alternatively, if you click on a Barter contact after selecting Send Money, you’ll go straight to enter the amount being sent, review the transaction and enter a pin to send the money.

How to Send Money Abroad within Africa

  • Click on Send Money
  • Select the saved contact you want to send money to (Connect contact to Barter)
  • Enter the amount you want to send (We show you the exchange rate)
  • Add a note to the amount you want to send (We show you the details of the transaction and the fees if any)
  • Go ahead and then enter your pin
  • Tag the transfer and Voila; the person gets it in a sec!

Request Money

How to Request Money from Anyone in Africa from Anywhere

  • Click on Send Money
  • Select contact to request money
  • Enter the amount you are requesting for
  • Enter the amount being requested
  • We will send the request to the contact selected.
  • All they need to do is accept the requested, and the money will be in your Barter account immediately

How to Request Money Abroad within Africa

  • Click on Send Money
  • Select the saved contact you want to send money to (Connect contact to Barter)
  • Enter the amount being requested
  • We will send the request to the contact selected
  • All they need to do is accept the requested, and the money will be in your Barter account immediately

Countries You Can Send or Receive Money from

For the time being, we operate in the following countries:

  • Ghana 🇬🇭
  • Kenya 🇰🇪
  • Nigeria 🇳🇬
  • Uganda 🇺🇬
  • Rwanda 🇷🇼
  • South Africa 🇿🇦
  • Tanzania 🇹🇿
  • Zambia 🇿🇲
  • Cameroon 🇨🇲
  • Ivory Coast 🇨🇮
  • United States 🇺🇸
  • Canada 🇨🇦
  • UK 🇬🇧

We also support these countries within Europe :

  • Austria 🇦🇹
  • Belgium 🇧🇪
  • Cyprus 🇨🇾
  • Estonia 🇪🇪
  • France 🇫🇷
  • Finland 🇫🇮
  • Germany 🇩🇪
  • Greece 🇬🇷
  • Ireland 🇮🇪
  • Italy 🇮🇹
  • Latvia 🇱🇻
  • Lithuania 🇱🇹
  • Luxembourg 🇱🇺
  • Malta 🇲🇹
  • Netherlands 🇳🇱
  • Portugal 🇵🇹
  • Slovakia 🇸🇰
  • Slovenia 🇸🇮
  • Spain 🇪🇸

This means you can send and receive money in any of these countries’ legal currency:
Euros; British Pounds; Kenyan, Tanzania and Ugandan Shillings; Cedis; Naira; Rand; Canadian Dollars; USD; Rwandan Franc; Zambia Kwacha; Cameroon & Ivory Coast CFA

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