OKash wins the best mobile loan platform of the year at the 3rd Digital Tech Excellence Awards

April 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM EDT

OKash, one of the most popular microlending applications in Kenya, won the award as the best Mobile Loan Platform of 2019 at the 3rd Digital Tech Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The award recognizes the outstanding positive impact the microlending app has had on the everyday life of its users in Kenya. 

OKash is an innovative mobile microlending application that enables easy, fast and secure access to short term loans. The app-based service utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) technology to analyze the purpose of the loan as well as the repayment behavior of the user.

OKash offers competitive interest rates for short term micro loans and is growing its success with increasingly cheaper interest for repeat customers.

“OKash is providing a faster, easier and more secure loan process, where people spend less than two minutes to get a loan processed.” said Peter Kaiga, Ag. Manager & Head of Analytics at OKash. “We are proud to receive the award for the best mobile loan platform of 2019 and we are thankful to everyone who voted for us to receive this prestigious award.”

OKash makes it easy for Kenyans to access credit anytime, anywhere. The popular OKash app is ranked among the most popular applications in Kenya, with an above 4 star average user rating in Google Play. OKash belongs to the Opera Group and is providing its services in Kenya and Nigeria.