New,continuing and graduated helb beneficiaries can now use the newly launched USSD code to access their funds or repay their loans conveniently over their mobile phones.
Helb in partnership with Safaricom launched USSD code *642#, a better and quick way to disburse funds to students both in University and in technical colleges (TVET)
How to Use HELB USSD Code *642#
Any helb beneficiaries with and active account will have access to his or her account via the USSD code.
A student will simple input the code *642# to a mobile phone (either smartphone or feature phone). A menu of the services provided by the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) will be displayed.
At this point a student will select to transfer money to his M-Pesa account (phone number) for personal use or choose to repay a loan among other services.
Helb Loan Repayment Via M-Pesa will now be easily done from within the USSD menus. Students can also Download Helb Loans App and access the same services easily too.