How to Withdraw Money from Pochi La Biashara to Mpesa

How to Withdraw Money from Pochi La Biashara to Mpesa

Have you been wondering how to withdraw money from Pochi la Biashara to Mpesa? Withdrawing money from Pochi la Biashara is much faster than withdrawing from till number. Unlike Tills which are meant for established businesses, Pochi la Biashara is designed for small-scale traders (hustlers).

Safaricom launched Pochi la Biashara to cater to informal businesses such as Kiosk owners, small-scale food vendors, boda-bodas, etc. Pochi la Biashara separates your personal funds from business funds, thus allowing you to budget your money effectively.

We have covered how you can withdraw Pochi la Biashara funds to your Mpesa wallet in this article.

How to Withdraw Money from Pochi La Biashara to Mpesa

Before Pochi la Biashara was launched, customers used to reverse the funds sent through “Send Money” making small business owners incur losses. Now, with Pochi la Biashara, all reverses are done after the approval of the owner which reduces theft from businesses.

This is how to withdraw funds from Pochi la Biashara:

  1. Dial *334#
  2. Select “Pochi la Biashara”
  3. Choose “Withdraw funds”
  4. Enter agent number
  5. Enter store number
  6. Enter the amount
  7. Enter Mpesa pin
  8. Confirm Mpesa withdrawal

How to make payments to Pochi la Biashara

Customers can use the following methods to pay using Pochi la Biashara

  1. USSD code *334#
  2. Safaricom Toolkit
  3. Mpesa App
  4. MySafaricom App

To make Pochi la Biashara payments, follow the following steps:

  • Launch your SIM toolkit or Mpesa App or dial *334#
  • Proceed to Lipa na Mpesa
  • Select Pochi la Biashara
  • Enter the Pochi la Biashara number (Safaricom)
  • Enter amount
  • Enter your Mpesa pin

NOTE: If your Mpesa menu has problems, update the Safaricom customer menu.

How to join Pochi la Biashara

Joining Pochi la Biashara takes less than 5 minutes. Here is how to do it

  1. Dial *334#
  2. Select option 8 (Pochi la Biashara)
  3. Select Join Pochi
  4. Accept Pochi la Biashara Terms and Conditions
  5. Select your business category
How to Withdraw Money from Pochi La Biashara to Mpesa

After Mpesa creates your account, you will receive a confirmation message from Safaricom confirming that you have successfully created your account. You can start using the Pochi la Biashara service to receive payments from customers.

How to opt-out from Pochi la Biashara

To opt out of the Pochi la Biashara, follow the following procedures:

Procedure 1: Using USSD code

  1. Dial *334#
  2. Select option 8 (Pochi la Biashara)
  3. Select my account
  4. Choose “Leave this Service”
  5. Choose 1 to confirm
  6. You will an SMS confirmation

Procedure 2: Using the Mpesa App

  1. Launch your Mpesa app
  2. Navigate to Lipa na Mpesa
  3. Click Pochi La Biashara“
  4. Select opt-out


Now that you know how to withdraw money from Pochi la Biashara to Mpesa, ensure you use this service especially if you’re a small-scale business trader. It will only take less than 5 minutes to enroll.

Send Money option is also good but customers can always reverse money at any given time, to avoid inconveniences and losses, use Pochi la Biashara which also helps you separate personal and business funds.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I transfer money from Pochi La Biashara to M-PESA?

Dial *334#, select “Pochi la Biashara” and proceed to withdraw cash at the nearest Mpesa agent

What is the benefit of Pochi La Biashara?

Pochi la Biashara allows you to separate business and personal funds.

How do I get a Paybill or till number?

All Paybill and Till number applications are made online. You will be required to upload the necessary documents. After the submission, processing will be done within 24 hours.

How do I transfer money to M-PESA?

Go to the SIM toolkit and select Send money, enter the phone number, and amount, and send the funds. For banks, you can use dedicated USSD codes or the Bank Apps to transfer funds from the Bank to Mpesa.

How do I withdraw money from M-PESA?

Visit the nearest Mpesa agent with your ID or any other valid documentation. Use the Mpesa app to withdraw the required amount using the Agent number and store number.

Can you have 2 M-PESA accounts?

You can have 2 Mpesa accounts for different numbers, not 1 number.

Can someone reverse money from Pochi La Biashara?

No, customers can’t reverse the money without the approval of the Pochi la Biashara owner.

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