How to Register

  • Registration for Ecocash is FREE.
  • For an existing Econet customer – visit any EcoCash authorised agent to complete and sign an application form.
  • For a new customer, in order to register – you will need a photocopy of your ID plus the original, a cellphone & a new active Econet sim card (A new Econet line costs $1). Registration takes about 3 minutes.
  • Once registered dial *151# to access the EcoCash menu.
    • It is important that you keep your PIN a secret and never share it with anyone.
    • You will never be required to give up your PIN to an Agent or Econet personnel or anyone else.

In Zim you can

  • Deposit and withdraw money at any Ecocash office or  Ecocash Agent.
  • You can send money to anyone on the Econet network even though they may not have Ecocash.
  • No monthly service charge.
  • Buy airtime and pay bills like DSTV and City Council.
  • You can also link your bank account to Ecocash, more details here:
  • General FAQ’s:
  • More details on how to transact:
  • EcoCash tarrifs and limits:

Where to find EcoCash Agents

  • EcoCash Agents can be Econet dealers operating one or more outlets around Zimbabwe, other retailers with a substantial distribution network like petrol stations, distributors, supermarkets, Registered SMEs, Banks and Micro-Finance Institution.
  • Agent Locations:
  • Click for more Ecocash products and services.

How to Register

  • Telecel Line, Cellphone, ID.
  • Visit a Telecel shop or Telecel agent and fill in an application form.
  • Activate the account and create a Personal Identification Number (PIN).
  • After this you can now start enjoying your telecash services by dialling *888#.

A new Telecel Line costs $1.

In Zim you can

  • Deposit and withdraw money at any Telecel office or Telecash Agent.
  • Send money to anyone on any mobile network in Zim.
  • Buy airtime and pay bills like DSTV and City Council.
  • Click here for the Telecash Charges.

Where to find one of the 9,000 Telecash Agents

  • Telecel Service Centers.
  • OK Store.
  • Pick N Pay.
  • Zim Zimpost Outlets.
  • CBZ Bank Branches.
  • Cabs Building Society Branches.
  • Total Service Stations.
  • Click here for more info on Telecash.

Mama Money sends to Steward Bank for cash collection in Zimbabwe

Steward Bank

  • Make sure that the name you enter for your recipient matches their name as it is in their passport or ID.
  • Once you have paid for the order, you and your recipient will each receive an SMS with the reference number for cash collection.
  • Your recipient can visit any Steward Bank Branch in Zimbabwe.
  • To collect the money, the recipient needs to show the reference number and a valid ID or passport.

There are Steward Bank branches in the following locations:

  • Avondale
  • Joina City
  • Eastgate
  • Bulawayo
  • Gweru
  • Masvingo
  • Mutare

How to get a free CABS Textacash card

  • Card can be collected before or after money is sent.
  • Go to any CABS branch or Agent.
  • Bring an ID The card is free.
  • No reference required.

At the branch / agent

  • Fill in the form (2min).
  • Link the card to your phone via mobile sign-up (30sec.).
  • Money arrives on the card instantly.
  • From now on, all Mama Money transactions will arrive on the card instantly.
  • Find out more at

How to use the card

  • Cash-out at any ATM (cash withdrawal fees apply).
  • Cheaper to cash-out at CABS ATM.
  • Cash-back in supermarkets Make payments in supermarkerts.
  • Buy airtime, ZESA, DSTV by dialing *227#.
  • No monthly fees.
  • Card works like a normal bank card.
  • Recipients can keep money on the card.
  • Cash-in at CABS branches and agents.
  • Find out about CABS charges here.

Send to bank account

Send to a bank account at any of these banks:


Contact Mama Money on 021 202 5420 or