How to send money internationally from Flash stores with Mama Money

What are flash stores, and where can they be located?

Mama Money is here to make your and your loved ones' lives easier. We are now in Flash stored. 

A Flash Shop is a one-stop shop for all your needs. You can

  • Buy electricity
  • Buy airtime & data
  • Buy & RICA SIM starter packs
  • Buy Lotto tickets
  • Pay your bills
  • Buy gift vouchers
  • Top-up accounts and pay for services online

Flash allows you to safely, quickly, and conveniently sell, buy and top up your favourite digital products in your community. Flash stores are located all over the country and have partnered with Mama Money to make this the simplest, quickest, and best process for you. All you need to do is download the Mama Money app and look for a store with the green sign with the black Flash cow. 

How to send money internationally with Mama Money and Flash:

  • Download the Mama Money app and sign up.
  • Create your order in the Mama Money App and select Cash as your payment method for your transaction. 
  • Go to your nearest Flash store.
  • Ask for Cash Sends with Mama Money.
  • Provide your Mama Money order reference number that will be SMS’d to you. .
  • Have the exact right amount of cash you want to send.
  • Give the recipient's phone number (in international format).
  • Recipients will receive a confirmation SMS with instructions.

*To send with Mama Money, a customer must have already created a transaction in the Mama Money app. You (the sender) will get an order reference number from this. You must provide this order reference number to a trader before you can do the transaction.

What information do you need to send money from a Flash store? 

 You will need the same documents you need when registering for the Mama Money app:

  • Passport 
  • Foreign ID
  • South African ID
  • Asylum or Refugee Documents