Pay it forward with the uKheshe app

Can you remember the last time you had cash in your wallet? You should, because these days, it’s a significant and unusual event with most payments going digital and even mall parking machines accepting cards. Thanks to a new app called uKheshe, though, you’ll now be able to tip car guards or pay newspaper salesman at traffic lights without having any cash on you.

Developed by South African startup Jini Guru, uKheshe (which means ‘cash’ in isiZulu) is a smartphone app that uses cards with QR codes to enable people to perform small transactions. Using the app you can tip pay anyone by scanning the QR code on a card you’ve given to them (or one they already have).

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