Vodafone M-Pesa Partners With Home Credit To Facilitate EMI Payments For Consumer Durable Loans

Partners with Home Credit; Over 1 million customers to benefit through this facility - M-Pesa to facilitate quick, simple, safe, cashless loan repayments

New Delhi, Delhi, April 14, 2017 /India PRwire/ -- Customers of Home Credit can now pay their monthly EMI through Vodafone M-Pesa. This partnership will benefit existing and potential customers of Home Credit from 58 cities across 15 states, offering them a simple, easy-to-use, safe option for cashless loan repayments.

Home Credit customers now get the convenience of using the M-Pesa app, or visiting the closest M-Pesa Business Correspondent. Vodafone M-Pesa has the largest network of Business Correspondents in India, offering Home Credit customers accessibility even in difficult-to-access rural markets

Inviting all customers of Home Credit to reap the benefits of the partnership, Sandeep Kataria, Director- M-Pesa said "M-Pesa is delighted to partner with Home Credit, providing a safe, speedy and convenient way for consumer durable loan users to pay their instalments. Home Credit customers now have access to the largest agent network and can also opt to effect their loan repayments "On the go" through the M-Pesa app. Vodafone M-Pesa has been helping transform lives for the segments who need it the most, by facilitating instant and secure money transactions through the mobile phone even while driving financial inclusion in the country."

Speaking on the partnership with Vodafone M-Pesa, Tomas Hrdlicka, Chief Marketing Officer, Home Credit India said, "We are very excited by this tie-up with Vodafone M-Pesa which provides our customers with finger-tip convenience to pay their EMIs. Home Credit India has a strong customer focus and this tie up will reinforce our customer centricity. Our customers can now pay their EMIs conveniently through the Vodafone m-Pesa's impressive network throughout India. What is unique is even customers without internet connection can now pay their EMIs through the USSD facility from their non-smart phones."

Three simple options for customers to use Vodafone M-Pesa, from the comfort of their home - M-Pesa App, M-Pesa Portal or USSD short code*400#. Alternately, visit the closest M-Pesa Business Correspondent premises, to get the amount transferred through his/her portal.

As India's largest banking correspondent network with 1.3 lacs Agents, Vodafone M-Pesa leverages the reach of mobile technology, effectively bringing the bank to the mobile. In addition to enabling financial inclusion and offering the convenience of a digital wallet for easy transactions, its unique features make it ideal for all users, enabling them to digitise cash, remit it to family and friends, pay bills and/or withdraw it at their convenience.

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About Home Credit India

Home Credit India Finance Pvt. Ltd. is a leading consumer finance provider that is committed to drive credit penetration and financial inclusion by offering financial solutions that are simple, transparent and accessible to all. One of India's leading Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), Home Credit India has its operations in nearly 70 cities across 15 states in the country. The company has a strong network of nearly 8,500 Points-of-Sale (PoS) where it services nearly 2.5 million customers through a driven employee base of over 16,000 as of March 31, 2017. Home Credit India has been recognized by Aon Hewitt as a Regional AON Best Employer 2017 for employer excellence.

More information on Home Credit India is available at www.homecredit.co.in

About Vodafone India:

Vodafone India is a 100% fully owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group Plc. with operations across the country serving over 200 million customers (over 106 million in rural areas). Commencing operations in 2007, Vodafone is today a robust, award-winning business and committed for the long term. Vodafone Business Services serves the needs of enterprises and government by providing total telecommunications (Voice and Data) solutions across mobility and wireline platforms. Our mobile wallet, M-Pesa is a unique and innovative money transfer service from Vodafone that fosters financial inclusion.

Committed to optimizing the near-ubiquitous reach of mobile telephony to address national developmental priorities, the Vodafone Foundation partners is actively engaged in community development initiatives especially in the domains of m-Women, m-Agriculture, m-Education and Disaster Relief. Building on its global experience and expertise, an outreach across India and offering a comprehensive portfolio of technologies- 2G, 3G & 4G, Vodafone is uniquely positioned to actualize the vision of Digital India.

Globally, Vodafone is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and has fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31 December 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14.3 million fixed broadband customers.

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