Umba allows users to apply, drawdown and repay loans directly from their smartphone or desktop computer. Once an individual is verified, we make lending decisions based on an assigned risk rating.
We are attempting to solve one of the biggest problems in the world. Over 2.4bn people are currently either underserved by the banking system or completely unbanked. Many have no regular income and no access to legitimate financial products.
Developing markets are going through a huge amount of change, much of which is being driven by increased technology availability. We are seeing unprecedented uptake in smartphone penetration in Africa. This growth is largely driven by the increased availability of low end cheap Android phones. This increased smartphone penetration brings a huge amount of possibilities with it.
Questions? Our Customer Experience Team provides excellent support for your financial needs, from 8AM-5PM, Monday through Friday. Message us within the app and receive an answer in minutes!
IT'S EASY TO GET STARTED
- Create your account
- Apply in seconds
- Receive an Umba Loan
- Increase your loan limit every time you repay a loan on time
KEY UMBA FEATURES: LOANS ARE JUST A TOUCH AWAY
Umba puts you in control of your finances. The Umba app lets you apply for credit on the go and it works 24/7.
- No paperwork, collateral or office visits needed
- You can use your Umba loan to send money directly to your M-Pesa account, to merchants, or utility providers
- No late charges or rollover fees
- Get access to bigger loans, lower fees, and flexible payment terms as you repay
- Loans are approved and disbursed quickly
Get access to credit to build the life you want -- for your business, your home, your family, your life.
SAFE AND SECURE
Umba makes getting a personal loan simple by using the data on your phone including your SMS history to verify your identity and create a credit score. We encrypt the data you choose to share with us to protect your privacy. We take your privacy very seriously and promise to never share your information with third parties.
RATES AND FEES
Loan amounts and interest rates vary by country.
Loan Amounts: Ksh 264 to Ksh 20,000
Repayment Periods: 62 days
APR: 22% to 240%
Example Fees: For a loan of Ksh 10,000, a flat fee of Ksh 2,160. No late fees, rollover charges, or origination fees.
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