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All You Need to Know About Safaricom Bonga Points and Bonga Point Phones for 2023

Safaricom Bonga points

Bonga Points is Safaricom’s loyalty programme to reward customers using its services. You get 1 bonga point for every Ksh 10 you spend on Airtime, SMS, Data and M-Pesa services. Initially, you only got Bonga Points when using Airtime, Data and SMS, the M-Pesa option was added recently. 


Bonga Points can be accumulated by both Safaricom Prepay and Postpay customers as long as they keep using Safaricom services. 

How to Enroll / activate Bonga Points on Safaricom

As long as you have a Safaricom SIM card, you can easily activate and enroll to earn Bonga Points by: 

  • Dial *126#
  • Choose option 7 – Enroll.

Follow the prompts from there. 

You will get a confirmation by text once you have been enrolled and get 10 Free points. From that point, you will earn 1 point for every Ksh 10 spent. If you also choose to register your personal information when enrolling for Bonga, you will get 30 Free Bonga points. 

Which phones are on Bonga Points offer?

If you are looking for smartphones on Bonga Points in 2023, there are quite a number to choose from. Below is a list: 

SmartphoneBonga Points NeededCash to Top Up
Tecno Spark 6 GO8,000Ksh 8,899
Tecno Spark 710,000Ksh 8,999
Tecno Camon 1710,000Ksh 18,899
Neon Ray Pro2,000Ksh 3,899
itel A247,000Ksh 6,499
Samsung Galaxy A03 Core6,000Ksh 7,999
Tecno Spark 8p10,000Ksh 15,299
iPhone 1240,000Ksh 103,999
OPPO A16k5,000Ksh 13,499
Samsung Galaxy A1311,000Ksh 15,999
Nokia C21 Plus10,000Ksh 14,999
Nokia G2115,000kSH 18,999
Nokia C25,000Ksh 9,999
Infinix Smart 6 Plus8,000Ksh 10,999
Infinix Hot 12 Play10,000Ksh 14,399
iPhone SE 202250,000Ksh 65,999
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite10,000Ksh 15,999
Samsung Galaxy Tab A810,000Ksh 28,499
TCL 10 TABMAX10,000Ksh 22,999
Infinix Zero 5G40,000Ksh 43,999
Samsung Galaxy A2310,000Ksh 20,999
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G20,000Ksh 39,999
Samsung Galaxy S2250,000Ksh 94,999
Samsung Z Flip 450,000Ksh 126,999

Which phone can I get with 15 000 Bonga Points?

If you have 15,000 Bonga Points, you have a number of phones to choose from including the Nokia G21. 

  • Display: 6.5-inch
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 2MP + 2MP
  • Processor: Unisoc T606
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64/128 GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5,050mAh
  • OS: Android 12
  • Price: Ksh 18,500 (Buy on Jumia)

How do I check my Bonga Points?

Checking your Safaricom Bonga Points is quite easy. You can do it through the mySafaricom App or by:  

  • Dialing *126#
  • Choose option 3 (Check Bonga Points Balance)
  • Select Option 1 (Current Bonga Balance) or 2 (Bonga Points More than 3 years)

How do I redeem my Bonga points on Safaricom?

It is very easy to redeem your Safaricom Bonga Points on Safaricom. All you have to do is use the mySafaricom App or Dial *126*5#. You can redeem Bonga points for Talk Minutes, SMS, Data, Phones and tablets, Kenya Airways tickets etc. 

You can even use Bonga Points to pay for goods and services now. Safaricom introduced this option as a way to get people to spend their Bonga Points that they have accumulated over the years. This was introduced back during the pandemic and is now a good option for those who may not have enough cash when making a purchase. 

Do you earn Bonga points on mpesa?

Yes, you do earn Bonga Points when using M-Pesa services. This option was introduced not so long ago as a way to get more people to use M-Pesa services. 

Read: Safaricom Explains Why Subscribers No Longer Receive the 1GB Birthday Gift

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