How to Borrow Airtime on Telkom Kenya (PEWA)

Borrow Airtime on Telkom Kenya
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PEWA Emergency Airtime service gives Telkom subscribers credit advances in form of airtime. The service is available for both prepaid and post-paid subscribers. After borrowing airtime, you are supposed to pay it back in 7 days through airtime top-up. Here is how you can borrow airtime on Telkom Kenya.

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How to Know you are Eligible For PEWA Emergency Service

  • Make sure you have been a Telkom Kenya active subscriber.
  • Spent at least Ksh. 10 previous month.
  • Must be low on airtime.

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Borrow Airtime on Telkom Kenya.

  1. Launch phone app.
  2. Dial *133# and press the call button.
  3. Select airtime amount between PEWA 20, PEWA 50, PEWA 100.
  4. Note: The accessibility of a particular amount depends on airtime loaded previously.

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Charges & Taxes

The subscriber will be charged an advance fee of 10% on each request. This means that you will receive the requested Credit Advance of less than 10%. E.g. subscriber PEWA 50 and will receive KSH 45 credited to your main account. 10% is immediately deducted (KSH 5). Subscriber will now top up and only pay KSh 50.

Check PEWA Balance.

  1. Open phone app.
  2. Dial *131# and press OK.
  3. Your PEWA balance will appear on the screen.
  4. Alternatively, you can go to Message app, type 131 and send to 131.