Mukuru is a financial services company that helps people move money around Africa, via a variety of platforms with a goal to simplify the process of sending and receiving money across borders.

Trading name
IndustryFinancial Services Company
FounderRob Burrell
Key people
Rob Burrell, CEO


Mukuru was launched in the mid-2000s. As Zimbabwe went through hyperinflation Mukuru enabled customers in the diaspora to send fuel & grocery vouchers back home via SMS. [1] Eventually Mukuru started offering money remittances.

Other Remittance Servces

Some Articles About Mukuru

Full Text: Mukuru Launches Sending Money Via WhatsApp Wed Jan 23 2019

Mukuru Makes Book Donation to Schools in Zimbabwe Thu May 25 2017

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  1. expands services, The Zimbabwean, Published:3 April 2006, Retrieved: 2 May April 2017