Buying and delivery of products from abroad has always proved a one big hurdle to overcome especially here in Uganda. Many have resorted to using friends and family to accomplish such tasks but here comes masikini, an e-commerce website to help Ugandans purchase products from abroad using mobile money and VISA. Listed products are from leading online retailers in the US and China that include Amazon, EBay and Taobao.
The unique differentiation about it from the competition is that it allows one to pay directly for Goods using his/her mobile wallet in form of MTN Mobile Money, Airtel Money and Visa. Listed in its catalogue are; fashion items, electronics, jewelry and watches, beauty and health products, sports and outdoor equipment among others.
All listed products are accompanied with their respective country of origin while others offer variations that you only choose one to your liking.
Shipping days vary from 5 to 10 days. Masikini also has an option of refunding you should the product not meet the buyers satisfaction after receipt and verification.
Besides their online portal, Masikini has a physical presence with their offices found on the Basement floor of Oasis Mall on Yusuf Lule road. Users can signup to use the website and do their shopping or download Masikini apps in both the PlayStore on Android and App Store on iOS.
Masikini joins the likes of Goods Express and Intership in allowing Ugandans to purchase goods abroad and have them delivered here.