Following a partnership announced today between Visa and MYDAWA, it is now simpler and safer to purchase medication through the online pharmacy in Kenya.
The partnership is part of a drive to encourage consumers to embrace cashless payments and avoid leaving their homes during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the incentives, Visa customers who order medication and other essential products via the MYDAWA platform get a discounted rate on their purchase.
“This partnership with Visa could not have come at a more important time for the country. By using MYDAWA, people will be able to stay at home and stay safe as they order for their essentials at a discounted price,” said MYDAWA Managing Director Tony Wood.
The use of the eCommerce platform will also help to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections in the country. This together with the savings through the platform will further help cushion Kenyans from the economic effects of the pandemic.
Corine Mbiaketcha, Vice President and General Manager for East Africa at Visa, added, “We are reminding customers during this time that Safe is Smart by offering them avenues that help them stay safe.”
Orders on the platform are delivered to the individuals’ home, office or convenient location in less than 4 hours and with no delivery fees within the Nairobi metropolitan area. Users outside Nairobi can also order the products they need and will receive their delivery within 24 hours. One can pay using mobile money, credit or debit card, and health insurance for medicine.